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2020 Grimes has a baby boy she names X Æ A-12. The father is entrepreneur Elon Musk.

1979 Lance Bass of 'N Sync is born James Lance Bass in Laurel, Mississippi.

1972 Green Day bass player Mike Dirnt is born Michael Pritchard in Berkeley, California, where he is adopted by a couple from nearby El Sobrante.

1972 Christian singer Chris Tomlin is born in Grand Saline, Texas.

1970 Gregg Alexander of The New Radicals is born Gregory Aiuto in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

1964 Gary Holt (guitarist for Exodus) is born in Richmond, California.

1959 Country singer-songwriter Randy Travis is born Randy Bruce Traywick in Marshville, North Carolina.

1951 Bruce Day (bass player for Santana, Pablo Cruise) is born.

1951 Jackie Jackson of The Jacksons is born Sigmund Esco Jackson in Gary, Indiana.

1951 Mick Mars (lead guitarist for Motley Crue) is born Robert Alan Deal in Terre Haute, Indiana.

1949 Zal Cleminson (guitarist for The Sensational Alex Harvey Band) is born Alistair Macdonald Cleminson in Glasgow, Scotland.

1949 Country singer-songwriter Stella Parton is born in Sevierville, Tennesee, to a family that includes older sister Dolly Parton.

1945 Georg Wadenius (lead guitarist for Blood, Sweat & Tears) is born in Stockholm, Sweden.

1944 '60s pop singer Peggy Santiglia (of The Angels, Dusk) is born in Belleville, New Jersey.

1941 Singer and violinist David LaFlamme (of It's a Beautiful Day) is born Gary Posie in New Britain, Connecticut.

1941 Motown songwriter Nick Ashford (Ashford & Simpson) is born in Fairfield, South Carolina.

1940 Ronnie Bond (drummer for The Troggs) is born Ronald James Bullis in Andover, Hampshire, England.

1938 Tyrone Davis is born Tyrone Fettson in Greenville, Mississippi, but is raised by his father in Saginaw, Michigan. Known for his #1 R&B hits, "Can I Change My Mind" (1968), "Turn Back The Hands Of Time" (1970), and "Turning Point" (1975).

1937 Surf rock guitarist Dick Dale is born Richard Anthony Monsour in Boston, Massachusetts.

1937 Surf rocker Dick Burns (of The Hondells) is born in Buffalo, New York.

1928 Jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson is born in Verdun, Quebec, Canada.

1923 Ed Cassidy (drummer for Spirit) is born in Harvey, Illinois.

1655 Florentine harpsichord maker Bartolomeo Cristofori is born. He invents the piano in 1709.

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