1989 On his 29th birthday, U2 frontman Bono welcomes his first child when wife Ali gives birth to a daughter named Jordan.
1985 Pop singer Ashley Poole (of Dream) is born in Blythe, California.
1980 R&B singer Jason Dalyrimple (of Soul For Real) is born in Wheatley Heights, New York.
1967 Rapper Young MC is born Marvin Young in South Wimbledon, London, England.
1957 Sid Vicious (bassist for The Sex Pistols) is born John Simon Ritchie in Lewisham, London, England.
1955 Danny Kustow, guitarist in the Tom Robinson Band, is born in London.
1952 Reggae drummer Sly Dunbar (of Sly & Robbie) is born Lowell Fillmore Dunbar in Kingston, Jamaica.
1947 Rocker Jay Ferguson (Spirit, Jo Jo Gunne) is born John Arden Ferguson in Burbank, California. As a composer, he will create the theme to NBC-TV's The Office.
1946 Graham Gouldman (bassist for 10cc) is born in Broughton, Salford, Lancashire, England.
1946 '60s psychedelic rocker Donovan is born Donovan Philips Leitch in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland.
1946 Rock guitarist Dave Mason (of Traffic) is born in Worcester, England.
1940 Arthur Alexander, country and soul singer-songwriter, is born in Sheffield, Alabama.
1938 Henry Fambrough, a founding member of The Spinners, is born in Detroit. He keeps the group going into the 2020s with various lineups.
1935 Larry Williams, '50s rock and roll singer known for hits like "Bony Moronie" and "Dizzy Miss Lizzy," is born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
1909 Maybelle Carter, matriarch of The Carter Family clan and mother to June Carter Cash, is born Maybelle Addington in Nickelsville, Virginia.
1899 Fred Astaire is born Frederick Austerlitz in Omaha, Nebraska. After appearing with his sister Adele on the Broadway stage, he becomes a Hollywood star.
1894 Composer Dimitri Tiomkin is born Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin in the Ukraine.Find more in our Categories
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