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1969 Jeff Abercrombie of Fuel is born in Tennessee.

1967 R. Kelly is born Robert Sylvester Kelly in Chicago. He performs with the groups MGM (Musically Gifted Men) and Public Announcement before releasing his solo debut, 12 Play, in 1994, featuring the #1 hit "Bump N' Grind."

1955 Loverboy frontman Mike Reno is born Joseph Michael Rynoski in New Westminster, Canada.

1947 David Jones is born in London. At age 18, he changes his name to David Bowie (after the Bowie knife) to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees.More

1947 Terry Sylvester of The Hollies is born.

1946 The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger is born in Los Angeles.

1943 Lee Jackson of The Nice is born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

1943 Marcus Hutson of The Whispers is born in St. Louis, Missouri.

1940 Jerome "Little Anthony" Gourdine of Little Anthony & the Imperials is born in Brooklyn, New York.

1937 Shirley Bassey is born in Cardiff, Wales. Known for recording several of the James Bond themes in the '60s and '70s.

1935 The King is born: Elvis Aaron Presley arrives in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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