1997 Michael Jackson's first child, a son named Prince, is born. The mother is his second wife, Debbie Rowe, who later relinquishes custody.
1974 Robbie Williams is born in Stoke-on-Trent, England.
1966 Freedom Williams (of C+C Music Factory) is born Frederick Williams in Brooklyn, New York.
1961 Henry Rollins (frontman for Black Flag) is born Henry Garfield in Washington, DC.
1961 Les Warner (drummer for The Cult) is born in London, England.
1957 Tony Butler (bassist for Big Country) is born in Shepherd's Bush, London, England.
1956 Peter Hook (bassist for New Order) is born Peter Woodhead in Broughton, Salford, England.
1952 Ed Gagliardi (original bass player for Foreigner) is born in Brooklyn, New York.
1951 Singer/actor David Naughton is born in West Hartford, Connecticut.
1945 Soul singer King Floyd, known for the 1970 hit "Groove Me," is born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
1945 Roy Dyke (drummer for Ashton, Gardner & Dyke) is born in Liverpool, England.
1944 Broadway/film actress Stockard Channing, who plays Betty Rizzo in Grease (1978), is born Susan Antonia Williams Stockard in New York City.
1942 Peter Tork (of The Monkees) is born Peter Halsten Thorkelson in Washington, D.C.
1930 Dorothy McGuire of The McGuire Sisters is born in Middletown, Ohio.
1927 Jim McReynolds (of the bluegrass duo Jim and Jesse) is born in Coeburn, Virginia.
1923 Gene Ames (of The Ames Brothers) is born in Malden, Massachusetts.
1920 Radio and opera singer Eileen Farrell is born in Willimantic, Connecticut.
1919 Tennessee Ernie Ford is born in Bristol, Tennessee.Find more in our Categories
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