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1985 Rapper Lil' Fizz (of B2K) is born Dreux Pierre Frédéric in New Orleans, Louisiana.

1981 Natasha Bedingfield is born in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England.

1963 Adam Gaynor (rhythm guitarist for Matchbox Twenty) is born in Manhattan, New York.

1948 Gayle McCormick (lead singer for Smith) is born in St. Louis, Missouri. Smith was known for the 1969 hit cover of the Shirelles' "Baby It's You."

1946 Bert Ruiter (bass guitarist for Focus) is born in Amsterdam.

1945 John McVie (bass guitarist for Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers) is born in Ealing, London, England.

1944 Alan Henderson (bass guitarist for Them) is born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1944 R&B singer Jean Terrell is born Velma Jean Terrell in Belzoni, Mississippi. In 1970, she will replace Diana Ross as lead singer of The Supremes.

1940 Folk guitarist Davey Graham is born in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England.

1939 Doo-wop singer Dave White (of Danny and the Juniors) is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Co-wrote the group's "At the Hop" and Lesley Gore's "You Don't Own Me."

1939 Tina Turner is born Anna Mae Bullock in Brownsville, Tennessee. She takes her stage name at the behest of Ike Turner when they start performing together in 1960.

1938 Ray Brown (of The Four Freshmen) is born.

1935 Actress and singer Marian Mercer is born in Akron, Ohio. Won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role in Promises, Promises, a 1968 musical based on the classic Jack Lemmon/Shirley MacLaine film The Apartment.

1933 Singer and actor Robert Goulet is born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Known for '60s hits like "My Love, Forgive Me (Amore, Scusami)" and "Come Back To Me, My Love."

1924 Pop singer Michael Holliday is born Norman Alexander Milne in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Known for '50s and '60s hits like "The Story of My Life" and "Starry Eyed."

1917 Nesuhi Ertegun, producer/executive of Atlantic Records and WEA International, is born in Istanbul, Turkey.

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