2013 Fergie and her husband Josh Duhamel have their first child: a boy named Axl. She says the name came to her in a dream where she was watching Axl Rose perform.
1993 Liam Payne of One Direction is born in Wolverhampton, England.
1980 David Desrosiers (bassist for Simple Plan) is born in Sept-Îles, Quebec, Canada.
1975 Kyle Cook (lead guitarist for Matchbox Twenty) is born in Frankfort, Indiana.
1970 R&B singer Carl Martin (of Shai) is born in Lafayette, Louisiana. Known for the 1992 hit "If I Ever Fall in Love."
1969 Singer/bassist Me'Shell NdegéOcello is born Michelle Lynn Johnson in Berlin, Germany. She is raised in Washington, DC.
1958 Michael Jackson is born in Gary, Indiana.
1956 Underground rocker GG Allin is born in Lancaster, New Hampshire. He famously declares that he will end his life by committing suicide on stage, but ends up dying of a heroin overdose in 1993.
1945 Rock musician Chris Copping (of Procol Harum) is born in Middleton, Lancashire, England.
1943 Jazz/rock musician Dick Halligan (of Blood, Sweat & Tears) is born in Troy, New York.
1942 Sterling Morrison (guitarist for The Velvet Underground) is born Holmes Sterling Morrison Jr. in East Meadow, New York.
1935 Controversial singer and co-founder of the West Coast Pop Experimental Art Band Bob Markley is born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
1927 Country singer Jimmy C. Newman is born near Big Mamou, Louisiana. Known for the 1957 hit "A Fallen Star."
1924 Jazz/R&B vocalist Dinah Washington is born Ruth Lee Jones in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
1920 Jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker is born in Kansas City, Kansas. He is raised in Kansas City, Missouri.Find more in our Categories
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