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2009 Brad Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams, welcome their second child, Jasper. His song "Today" is about this event.

1997 Country singer Toby Keith and his wife Tricia welcome new arrival Stelen Keith Covel to the family.

1974 Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham (of Spice Girls) is born Victoria Adams in Harlow, Essex, England.

1970 Rapper Redman is born Reginald Noble in Newark, New Jersey.

1967 Liz Phair is born in New Haven, Connecticut; she is raised by her adoptive parents in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Winnetka, Illinois. She becomes a '90s indie-rock icon with her debut album, Exile In Guyville, a feminist treatment of the Rolling Stones' Exile On Main St.More

1964 Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan is born James Herbert Keenan in Ravenna, Ohio.

1955 Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks singer/guitarist) is born in Leigh, Lancashire, England.

1954 Songwriter and musician Michael Sembello is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1948 "Miami Vice" composer Jan Hammer is born in Prague.

1943 Bass guitarist Roy Estrada (Captain Beefheart, Mothers of Invention, Little Feat) is born in Santa Ana, California.

1943 Teen idol Bobby Curtola (1962's "Fortune Teller") is born in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada.

1940 Singer-songwriter Billy Fury is born Ronald William Wycherley in Liverpool, England. A fixture on the UK chart throughout the '60s, his hit singles include "Halfway to Paradise" and "Jealousy," among others.

1936 "Robbin' the Cradle" (1959) singer Tony Bellus is born Anthony J. Bellusci in Chicago, Illinois.

1934 Record producer and songwriter Don Kirshner (The Monkees, The Archies, Kansas) is born in The Bronx, New York City.

1882 Classical pianist Artur Schnabel is born in Lipnik, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now part of Bielsko-Biala, Poland).

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