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1986 Bette Midler's first and only child is born, a daughter named Sophie von Haselberg. Midler's husband is artist Martin von Haselberg.

1979 Tobin Esperance (bassist for Papa Roach) is born in Vacaville, California.

1975 Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is born in Fontana, California.

1974 Singer-songwriter Adina Howard is born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Known for her debut single, "Freak Like Me" (1995).

1968 Brian Yale (bassist for Matchbox Twenty) is born in Carmel, California.

1964 Rapper Joseph Simmons (aka Run of Run-DMC) is born in Hollis, Queens, New York.

1954 Yiannis Chryssomallis, who would become known as Yanni, is born in Greece.

1953 Frankie Banali (drummer for Quiet Riot) is born in Queens, New York City.

1951 Singer-songwriter Stephen Bishop is born Earl Stephen Bishop in San Diego, California.

1951 Alec John Such (former bassist for Bon Jovi) is born in Yonkers, New York.

1949 Styx guitarist James Young is born in the Chicago suburb of Western Springs, Illinois.

1947 Buckwheat Zydeco, accordionist and zydeco musician, is born Stanley Dural Jr. in Lafayette, Louisiana.

1936 Freddie Garrity of Freddie & the Dreamers is born in Crumpsall, Manchester, England.

1936 R&B singer Cornell Gunter (of The Platters, The Coasters) is born in Coffeyville, Kansas.

1919 Pop singer Johnny Desmond is born Giovanni Alfredo De Simone in Detroit, Michigan. His highest-charting hit was "The Yellow Rose of Texas" in 1955.

1915 Pop singer Martha Tilton is born in Corpus Christi, Texas. Known for "And the Angels Sing" with Benny Goodman (1939).

1900 Composer and Aaron Copland is born in Brooklyn, New York City.

1805 Composer and pianist Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel is born in Hamburg, Germany.

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