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Today in entertainment history: April 18

Today in entertainment history: April 18

ON THIS DAY IN 1994: Roseanne Arnold filed for divorce from Tom Arnold. Charges were dropped, but she refiled less than a month later. This photo shows Barr holding her fingers in her ears as she screams the National Anthem between games of the San Diego Padres and the Cincinnati Reds doubleheader on July 25, 1990 in San Diego, Calif. She was booed loudly and she made an obscene gesture and spat when she was finished Photo: Associated Press/Joan Fahrenthold

1956:Actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier of Monaco in a civil ceremony. A church wedding took place the next day.

1985: Wham’s “Make It Big” album became the first western pop album released in China.

1994: Roseanne Arnold filed for divorce from Tom Arnold. Charges were dropped, but she refiled less than a month later.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Barbara Hale (“Perry Mason”) is 95. Actor Robert Hooks is 79. Actress Hayley Mills is 70. Actor James Woods is 69. Actress Cindy Pickett (“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”) is 69. Keyboardist Walt Richmond of The Tractors is 69. Bassist Jim Scholten of Sawyer Brown is 64. Actor Rick Moranis is 63. Actor Eric Roberts is 60. Actress Melody Thomas Scott (“Young and the Restless”) is 60. Actor John James (“Dynasty,” ”The Colbys”) is 60. Bassist Les Pattinson of Echo and the Bunnymen is 58. Actress Jane Leeves (“Hot In Cleveland,” “Fraiser”) is 55. Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is 54. Talk show host Conan O’Brien is 53. Actor Eric McCormack (“Will and Grace”) is 53. Actress Maria Bello is 49. Actress Mary Birdsong (“Reno 911!”) is 48. Actor David Tennant (“Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”) is 45. Guitarist Mark Tremonti of Creed and of Alter Bridge is 42. Singer Trina of Trina and Tamara is 42. Actress Melissa Joan Hart (“Sabrina the Teenage Witch”) is 40. Actor Bryce Johnson (“Pretty Little Liars”) is 39. TV personality Kourtney Kardashian is 37. Actress America Ferrera (“Ugly Betty”) is 32. Actress Alia Shawkat (“Arrested Development”) is 27. Actress Britt Robertson (“Under the Dome”) is 26. Actress Chloe Bennet (“Nashville”) is 24. Singer Nathan Sykes of The Wanted is 23. Actor Moises Arias (“Hannah Montana”) is 22.

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