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1990 Indie rocker Hozier is born Andrew Hozier-Byrne in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland.

1976 Stephen Gately (of Boyzone) is born in Dublin, Ireland.

1975 Justin Hawkins (lead singer/guitarist for The Darkness) is born in Chertsey, Surrey, England.

1973 Caroline Corr (singer, drummer for The Corrs) is born in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland.

1972 Melissa Auf der Maur (of Hole, The Smashing Pumpkins) is born in Montreal, Quebec.

1967 Billy Corgan (frontman for The Smashing Pumpkins) is born in Elk Grove Village, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois.

1959 Mike Lindup (keyboardist, singer for Level 42) is born in London, England.

1951 Scott Gorham (of Thin Lizzy, Supertramp) is born in Glendale, California.

1948 Fran Byrne (drummer for Ace) is born in Dublin, Ireland.

1946 Harold Ray Brown (percussionist, vocalist for War) is born in Long Beach, California.

1944 John Sebastian of The Lovin' Spoonful is born in New York City.

1944 Pattie Boyd is born in Taunton, Somerset, England. She would later marry George Harrison and Eric Clapton, and also inspire the song "Layla."

1941 Paul Kantner, a founding member of Jefferson Airplane, is born in San Francisco.

1938 Zola Taylor (of The Platters) is born in Los Angeles, California.

1935 Pop singer/drummer Adam Wade is born Patrick Henry Wade in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Known for "Take Good Care Of Her" (1961), among other hits.

1919 Nat King Cole is born Nathaniel Adams Cole in Montgomery, Alabama, but would be raised in Chicago, Illinois.

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