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1972 Eminem is born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri. He eventually settles in Warren, Michigan.More

1971 Chris Kirkpatrick is born in Clarion, Pennsylvania. He joins 'N Sync, and also makes cameo appearances in music videos for A Day to Remember's "2nd Sucks," and Good Charlotte's "Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous."

1969 Wyclef Jean of Fugees is born in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. When he is 9, his family moves to Brooklyn, New York, where he is raised.

1968 Reggae musician Ziggy Marley is born David Nesta Marley in Kingston, Jamaica.

1967 Rene Dif (of Aqua) is born in Frederiksberg, Denmark.

1958 Country singer Alan Jackson is born in Newnan, Georgia.

1949 Bill Hudson (the eldest of the three Hudson Brothers) is born in Portland, Oregon.

1947 Michael McKean, who portrays frontman David St. Hubbins in the fictional band Spinal Tap, is born in New York City. He's also known as wacky neighbor Lenny Kosnowski on Laverne & Shirley and brilliant but troubled lawyer Chuck McGill on Better Call Saul.

1946 The Doobie Brothers drummer Mike Hossack is born in Paterson, New Jersey.

1942 Gary Puckett (frontman for Union Gap) is born in Hibbing, Minnesota, but would be raised in Yakima, Washington (not far from the city Union Gap).

1941 Soft rocker Jim Seals (of Seals & Crofts) is born in Sidney, Texas.

1941 Alan Howard (bassist/vocalist for The Tremeloes) is born in Dagenham, Essex, England.

1933 Jeanne Deckers, "The Singing Nun," is born in Brussels, Belgium. In 1963, she has a #1 hit in America with "Dominique."

1923 Jazz guitarist Barney Kessel is born in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

1914 Jazz musician John Clifford Mosley Jr., a trumpeter who also played the flugelhorn, the long horn and the flute, is born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. That's Mosley playing the flute during the intro of The Isley Brothers' 1971 cover of "Spill the Wine."

1909 Jazz drummer Cozy Cole is born William Randolph Cole in East Orange, New Jersey.

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