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Allman recovering after transplant

Rock 'n' roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman underwent a successful liver transplant surgery Wednesday morning at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla.

Allman began treatment for Hepatitis C in 2007, but chronic damage to his liver led to the transplant. He had been on the waiting list until doctors found a suitable liver.

Birthdays

Actor Al Molinaro, 91. Actress Michele Lee, 68. Rock musician Jeff Beck, 66. Musician Mick Fleetwood, 63. Actor Peter Weller, 63. Actress Nancy Allen, 60. Actress Danielle Spencer, 45. Actress Sherry Stringfield, 43. Actress-producer Mindy Kaling, 31. Actress Minka Kelly, 30. Singer Solange Knowles, 24.

This day in history June 24

1509: Henry VIII was crowned king of England; his wife, Catherine of Aragon, was crowned queen consort.

2009: S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford admitted flying to Argentina to visit a mistress during a mysterious seven-day absence.

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