2000 David Bowie's wife, the supermodel Iman, gives birth to their daughter, Alexandria Zahra Jones. "The couple are overjoyed," says a spokesman for Bowie. "David assisted in the delivery and he cut the umbilical cord."
1978 Tim Foreman (bassist for Switchfoot) is born in Lake Arrowhead, California.
1972 Michael "Mikey" Graham (of Boyzone) is born in Raheny, County Dublin, Ireland.
1951 Jazz/Soul singer Bobby Caldwell is born in Manhattan, New York.
1948 Tom Johnston (frontman for The Doobie Brothers) is born in Visalia, California.
1946 Singer/songwriter/composer Jimmy Webb is born in Elk City, Oklahoma.
1942 Pete York (drummer for The Spencer Davis Group) is born in Redcar, Yorkshire, England.
1941 Country musician Don Rich (of The Buckaroos, Buck Owens' backing band) is born in Olympia, Washington.
1940 Mark Marush, saxophonist for the Fabulous Wailers, is born.
1933 Floyd Ashton (of The Tams) is born. Known for the UK hit "Hey Girl Don't Bother Me."
1933 Country singer Bobby Helms is born in Bloomington, Indiana.
1932 Pop singer Johnny Thunder is born Gil Hamilton in Leesburg, Florida.
1930 R&B singer/saxophonist Jackie Brenston is born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Sang lead on Ike Turner's "Rocket 88."
1925 Bill Pinkney (of The Drifters) is born in Dalzell, South Carolina.
1925 Jazz pianist/composer Oscar Peterson is born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
1909 Composer/arranger Hugo Winterhalter is born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
1901 Songwriter Ned Washington ("Wild Is The Wind," "Theme From 'The Unforgiven'") is born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
1896 Leon Theremin - inventor of the theremin, one of the first electronic instruments - is born in Saint Petersburg, Russia.Find more in our Categories
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