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1995 Gabrielle gives birth to her son Jordan. Eight months later, Jordan's father murders his stepfather and is sentenced to life in prison.

1995 Bob Seger has his second child: a daughter named Samantha Char.

1977 Stevie Wonder becomes a father for the second time when his son Kieta is born.

1971 Tejano singer Selena is born Selena Quintanilla in Lake Jackson, Texas.

1964 David Pirner (frontman of Soul Asylum) is born in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

1963 Jimmy Osmond (of The Osmonds) is born in Canoga Park, California.

1962 Punk rocker Ian MacKaye (of Minor Threat, Fugazi) is born in Washington, DC.

1955 Kool Herc is born in Kingston, Jamaica. Born Clive Campbell, his stage name is based on "Hercules," a nickname he earns for his strength. When he is 12, his family moves to the Bronx, where Herc becomes a DJ, throwing dance parties where MCs talk over extended breakbeats he creates with two turntables, one of the most important developments in hip-hop.

1953 Peter Garrett, frontman of the Aussie rock band Midnight Oil, is born in Wahroonga, Sydney. He pursues a law career before joining the band.

1947 Rock drummer Lee Kerslake (of Uriah Heep, Blizzard of Ozz) is born in Winton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

1947 Rock singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty (of Stealers Wheel) is born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

1943 Blues rocker Dave Peverett (of Foghat, Savoy Brown) is born in Dulwich, London, England.

1939 Dusty Springfield is born Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien in West Hampstead, North London, England.

1936 Country entertainer Judy Lynn is born Judy Lynn Voiten in Boise, Idaho.

1935 Bobby Vinton is born Stanley Robert Vintula in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

1930 Jazz flautist Herbie Mann is born Herbert Jay Solomon in Brooklyn, New York.

1929 Singer-songwriter Ed Townsend, who co-wrote Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On," is born in Fayetteville, Tennessee.

1929 R&B singer Roy Hamilton ("Unchained Melody," "You'll Never Walk Alone") is born in Leesburg, Georgia.

1924 Rudy Pompilli (tenor saxophonist for Bill Haley & His Comets) is born in Chester, Pennsylvania.

1924 Film composer Henry Mancini ("Moon River") is born Enrico Nicola Mancini in Cleveland, Ohio.

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