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1983 Jana Kramer is born in Michigan. She stars in the TV series One Tree Hill before launching a career as a country singer.

1981 Britney Spears is born in McComb, Mississippi. She is raised in Louisiana.

1978 Nelly Furtado is born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada to Portuguese parents.

1970 Treach (of the hip-hop trio Naughty by Nature) is born Anthony Criss in East Orange, New Jersey.

1968 Nate Mendel (bassist for Foo Fighters) is born in Richland, Washington.

1968 Rapper Danny Boy (of House Of Pain) is born Daniel O'Connor in Brooklyn, New York.

1960 Rick Savage (bass guitarist for Def Leppard) is born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

1950 Country singer John Wesley Ryles is born in Bastrop, Louisiana. He makes his debut with the 1968 hit single "Kay."

1942 Ted Bluechel Jr. (drummer, guitarist for The Association) is born in San Pedro, California.

1941 Tom McGuinness (guitarist for Manfred Mann) is born in Wimbledon, South London, England.

1918 Milton DeLugg is born in Los Angeles, California. Aside from being a talented accordionist, he writes the Nat King Cole hit "Orange Colored Sky," and composes music for popular game shows such as The Newlywed Game, The Dating Game, The Gong Show, and What's My Line?

1917 Jazz singer Sylvia Syms is born Sylvia Blagman in Brooklyn, New York. In 1956 she lands her breakthrough hit with a cover of "I Could Have Danced All Night."

1916 Tenor saxophonist Charlie Ventura is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1915 Libretto writer Adolph Green is born in New York City. Along with his partner Betty Comden, he writes lyrics for a number of musicals, including On the Town, Bells Are Ringing and Singin' in the Rain.

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