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1981 Alice Cooper and his wife Sheryl have their first child, a daughter named Calico. Their next two kids also have creative names: Dash and Sonora.

1981 Rachel Platten is born in New York City. She grows up in Newton, Massachusetts.

1972 Rapper Busta Rhymes is born Trevor George Smith Jr. in Brooklyn, New York.

1966 Gitarist Tom Gorman of Belly is born.

1959 Susan Cowsill (The Cowsills) is born in Canton, Ohio, the youngest member and only daughter of the Cowsill family.

1958 Jane Wiedlin (rhythm guitarist of The Go-Go's) is born in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

1955 Steve George (keyboardist for Mr. Mister) is born in Phoenix, Arizona.

1954 Jimmy Henderson (guitarist for Black Oak Arkansas) is born in Mississippi.

1946 Cher is born Cherilyn Sarkisian in El Centro, California. She first records as "Bonnie Jo Mason," and then "Cherilyn." Teaming up with Sonny Bono in 1964, they record as "Caesar and Cleo," before changing it to "Sonny and Cher" the next year. When they hit it big with "I Got You Babe," she sticks with Cher.

1944 Joe Cocker is born John Robert Cocker in Sheffield, England.

1942 Pop singer Jill Jackson (of Paul & Paula) is born in McCartney, Texas.

1940 Soul singer Shorty Long, known for the 1968 hit "Here Comes The Judge," is born Frederick Earl Long in Birmingham, Alabama.

1925 Vic Ames, pop singer of the '40s and '50s (The Ames Brothers), is born in Malden, Massachusetts.

1901 Jazz pianist Jimmy Blythe, who composed the seminal boogie-woogie tune "Chicago Stomp," is born in South Keene, Kentucky.

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