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The Cricket's Daily 3: Happy 70th to Paul and Roger

Published June 20, 2012 7:54 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• A happy 70th birthday to two icons: Paul McCartney and Roger Ebert. Weird coincidence, huh? [Time, Moviefone]

• Both the jukebox musical "Rock of Ages" and the Adam Sandler crapfest "That's My Boy" both tanked at the weekend box office, as "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" took first place again. [Box Office Mojo]

• One way to mark the death Sunday of Rodney King, the Los Angeles man whose beating by police sparked riots and a still-unresolved national discussion about race: Rent Spike Lee's "Malcolm X," which leads with the video of that beating. [KPCC]