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1973 R&B singer LaTocha Scott (of Xscape) is born in Atlanta, Georgia.

1973 Lene Grawford Nystrom (lead singer for Aqua) is born in Tonsberg, Norway.

1971 Pop singer Tiffany is born Tiffany Darwish in Norwalk, California. She has two #1 hits: "I Think We're Alone Now" and "Could've Been."

1970 R&B singer Dion Allen (of Az Yet) is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Known for the song "Last Night" and the Chicago cover "Hard to Say I'm Sorry."

1967 Bud Gaugh (drummer for Sublime) is born Floyd I. Gaugh IV in Long Beach, California.

1967 Bluegrass singer-songwriter Gillian Welch is born in New York City. She grows up in Los Angeles, where her adoptive parents, Ken and Mitzie Welch, write music for The Carol Burnett Show.

1962 Sigtryggur Baldursson (drummer for The Sugarcubes) is born in Norway to Icelandic parents.

1960 Pop singer/songwriter Robbie Nevil is born in Los Angeles, California. Known for the 1986 hit "C'est La Vie."

1956 Soul singer Freddie Jackson is born in Harlem, New York. Known for the 1985 hit "Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)," among others.

1955 Philip Oakey (frontman for The Human League) is born in Oadby, Leicestershire, England.

1951 Sting is born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner in Wallsend, Northumberland, England. He earns his nickname when a fellow musician says he looks like a bee in his yellow-and-black striped sweater. He is working as a schoolteacher when his band The Police hit the big time.More

1950 Rocker Mike Rutherford (of Genesis) is born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

1945 Don McLean is born in New Rochelle, New York.

1941 Ron Meagher (bass guitarist for The Beau Brummels) is born in Oakland, California.

1939 Lolly Vegas (guitarist/vocalist for Redbone) is born Candido Vasquez in Coalinga, California. One of the biggest acts of Native American heritage, Redbone has a huge hit in 1974 with "Come and Get Your Love."

1933 David Somerville (original lead singer for The Diamonds) is born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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