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1962 Alternative folk singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked is born Karen Michelle Johnston in Dallas, Texas. She borrows her stage name from the term "shell shocked."

1950 Blues rocker George Thorogood is born in Wilmington, Delaware.

1947 Rupert Holmes is born David Goldstein in Northwich, Cheshire, England.

1944 Nicky Hopkins, a prominent guitarist heard on albums from The Rolling Stones and The Kinks, is born in Perivale, Middlesex, England.

1942 Paul Jones (original lead vocalist for Manfred Mann) is born Paul Pond in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

1941 Joanie Sommers is born Joan Drost in Buffalo, New York.

1932 Michel LeGrand is born in Bécon les Bruyères, France. A noted film composer, he earns his first Academy Award in 1968 for The Thomas Crown Affair's title song, "The Windmills Of Your Mind."

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