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1989 Singer Samantha Fish is born in Kansas City, Missouri.

1984 Kid Cudi is born Scott Mescudi in Cleveland, Ohio. His first two albums take off but send him into a swirl of drug abuse and depression. He becomes one of the first hip-hop stars to openly discuss his struggles with mental health.

1959 Jody Watley is born in Chicago, Illinois.

1952 Steve Bartek (lead guitarist for Oingo Boingo) is born in Garfield Heights, Ohio.

1951 Phil Collins is born in Chiswick, London, England. Before embarking on a solo career in 1980, he is the drummer and lead singer for Genesis.

1951 Marv Ross (guitarist for Quarterflash) is born in Oregon.

1949 William King (multi-instrumentalist for Commodores) is born in Birmingham, Alabama.

1947 Steve Marriott (frontman of The Small Faces, Humble Pie) is born in Manor Park, London, England.

1942 Marty Balin (vocalist for Jefferson Airplane/Starship) is born Martyn Jerel Buchwald in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1941 Joe Terranova (baritone/bass singer of Danny & the Juniors) is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1938 Country singer Norma Jean is born in Wellston, Oklahoma. She is a regular singer on The Porter Wagoner Show from 1961-1967. Her replacement: Dolly Parton.

1936 German jazz pianist Horst Jankowski is born in Berlin.

1921 Jazz pianist Bernie Leighton is born in West Haven, Connecticut.

1911 Jazz trumpeter Roy Eldridge is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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