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1989 Pop singer Simone Battle (of G.R.L.) is born in Los Angeles, California.

1987 Rod Stewart becomes the proud parent of his fourth child, daughter Ruby, from his girlfriend, model Kelly Emberg.

1987 Kendrick Lamar is born in Compton, California. At 8 years old, he watches Tupac Shakur and Dr. Dre film their "California Love" video in his neighborhood and decides he wants to be a rapper.

1969 Kevin "KT" Thornton (of Color Me Badd) is born.

1947 Gregg Rolie (keyboardist for Santana, Journey) is born in Seattle, Washington.

1947 Paul Young, singer with Sad Café and Mike + the Mechanics, is born in Manchester, England. Not to be confused with the Paul Young who sang "Everytime You Go Away."

1945 Eric McCredie (bassist for Middle of the Road) is born in Partick, Glasgow, Scotland.

1944 Chris Spedding is born Peter Robinson in Staveley, Derbyshire, England. A renowned session guitarist, he's recorded with the likes of Elton John, Paul McCartney, Brian Eno, and Art Garfunkel.

1943 Barry Manilow is born Barry Alan Pincus in Brooklyn, New York.

1942 Norman Kuhlke (drummer for The Swinging Blue Jeans) is born in Liverpool, England.

1940 Bass player Chuck Rainey is born Charles Walter Rainey III in Cleveland, Ohio.

1939 Dave Alldred (drummer for The Rhythm Orchids, Dickie Doo & the Don'ts) is born.

1930 Electric guitarist Cliff Gallup (of Gene Vincent and his Blue Caps) is born in Norfolk, Virginia.

1910 Country singer Red Foley, known for the 1951 gospel hit "Peace in the Valley," is born Clyde Julian Foley in Blue Lick, Kentucky.

1902 Composer Sammy Fain is born Samuel E. Feinberg in New York City. Known for classic songs like "Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella," "I'll Be Seeing You," and "That Old Feeling."

1882 Composer Igor Stravinsky is born in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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