Entertainment History:Charlton Heston was elected the vice president of the National Rifle Association

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KNOE 8 News/AP - On May fifth, 1968, Buffalo Springfield performed its last concert in Long Beach, California.

In 1984, Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders and Jim Kerr of Simple Minds got married. They have since divorced.

In 1986, Cleveland was named as the future site for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It opened nine years later.

In 1990, "Crocodile Dundee" star Paul Hogan and co-star Linda Kozlowski were married in Sydney, Australia.

In 1996, Def Leppard singer Joe Elliot and his girlfriend were arrested for allegedly beating each other up. That same week, Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen was charged with beating up his wife at the Los Angeles airport.

In 1997, Charlton Heston was elected the vice president of the National Rifle Association.

Today's Birthdays: Actress Pat Carroll is 88. Actor Michael Murphy is 77. Actor Lance Henriksen ("Millennium," ''Aliens") is 75. Comedian-actor Michael Palin (Monty Python) is 72. Actor Roger Rees ("Boston Common") is 71. Actor John Rhys-Davies ("Lord of the Rings," ''Raiders of the Lost Ark") is 71. Former MTV News correspondent Kurt Loder is 70. Drummer Bill Ward of Black Sabbath is 67. Actress Melinda Culea ("The A Team," ''Knots Landing," ''Brotherly Love") is 60. Actress Lisa Eilbacher ("An Officer and a Gentleman," ''Beverly Hills Cop," ''The Winds of War") 58. Singer Ian McCulloch of Echo and the Bunnymen is 56. Newsman Brian Williams is 56. Actress Tina Yothers ("Family Ties") is 42. Singer Raheem DeVaughn is 40. Singer Craig David is 34. Actress Danielle Fishel ("Boy Meets World") is 34. Actor Henry Cavill ("Man of Steel," ''The Tudors") is 32. Singer Adele is 27. Singer Chris Brown is 26.