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1986 Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine is born in London.

1982 Country singer LeAnn Rimes is born Margaret LeAnn Rimes in Jackson, Mississippi.

1981 Country singer Jake Owen is born Joshua Ryan Owen in Winter Haven, Florida. Arriving with him is fraternal twin brother, Jarrod.

1969 Paul and Linda McCartney have their first child: a daughter named Mary, named after Paul's mother.

1965 Shania Twain is born Eilleen Regina Edwards in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

1951 Wayne Osmond (of The Osmonds) is born in Ogden, Utah.

1951 Dave Hlubek (lead guitarist for Molly Hatchet) is born in Jacksonville, Florida.

1949 Martin Lamble (drummer for Fairport Convention) is born in St John's Wood, London, England.

1948 Danny Seraphine (original drummer for Chicago) is born in Chicago, Illinois.

1943 Ann "Honey" Lantree (drummer and singer for The Honeycombs) is born in Hayes, Middlesex, England.

1943 Actor/singer David Soul is born David Richard Solberg Jr in Chicago, Illinois. Soul played "Hutch" to Paul Michael Glaser's "Starsky" in the '70s crime series, Starsky & Hutch.

1942 Ken Andrew (original drummer for Middle of the Road) is born in Bearsden, Glasgow, Scotland.

1937 Vocalist John Perkins (of The Crew-Cuts) is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Known for the hit 1954 cover of The Chords' "Sh-Boom."

1931 Drummer Clem Cattini (of The Tornados) is born Stoke Newington, North London, England.

1925 Song-and-dance man Donald O'Connor is born in Chicago, Illinois. Known for starring in Singin' in the Rain with Gene Kelly.

1925 Country singer Billy Grammer is born in Benton, Illinois. Known for his chart-crossing 1959 hit, "Gotta Travel On."

1904 Swing/Jazz musician Ernie Fields is born in Nacogdoches, Texas. Raised in Oklahoma, he would be known as bandleader to Tulsa-based Royal Entertainers.

1890 Poet and composer Ivor Gurney is born in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.

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