1992 Pop/soul singer Sam Smith is born in London, England.
1972 Jenny Berggren (lead singer of Ace of Base) is born Jenny Cecilia Petrén in Gothenburg, Sweden.
1962 Iain Harvie (guitarist for Del Amitri) is born in Glasgow, Scotland.
1954 Phil Rudd (drummer for AC/DC) is born Phillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis in Melbourne, Australia.
1952 '70s funk singer Barbara Joyce Lomas (of B.T. Express) is born in Bessemer, Alabama.
1951 Jeffrey Ross Hyman is born in Queens, New York. He forms the Ramones and takes the stage name Joey Ramone.
1949 Dusty Hill (bassist, keyboardist, co-vocalist of ZZ Top) is born Joseph Michael Hill in Dallas, Texas.
1948 Grace Jones is born in Spanish Town, Jamaica.
1948 Music journalist and Crawdaddy magazine founder Paul Williams is born in Boston, Massachusetts.
1947 Jerry Hyman (former trombonist of Blood, Sweat & Tears) is born in Brooklyn, New York.
1947 Steve Currie (bass player for T. Rex) is born in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England.
1945 Pete Townshend of The Who is born in Chiswick, United Kingdom.
1940 Mickey Newbury, who penned a record-breaking string of hits across four different charts in 1968, including The First Edition's "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)," is born in Houston, Texas.Find more in our Categories
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