1971 Snoop Dogg is born Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr. in Long Beach, California. His parents call him "Snoopy" because of his resemblance to Charlie Brown's pet beagle.
1964 Jim Sonefeld (drummer for Hootie & the Blowfish) is born in Lansing, Michigan, but would relocate to Naperville, Illinois.
1958 Mark King (lead singer, bassist for Level 42) is born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.
1951 Al Greenwood (keyboardist for Foreigner) is born in New York.
1937 Wanda Jackson, known as The Queen of Rockabilly, is born in Maud, Oklahoma. Hits include "Tears Will Be the Chaser for Your Wine", "A Woman Lives for Love" and "Fancy Satin Pillows."
1925 Tom Dowd is born in New York City. After giving up a career in nuclear physics, he becomes a top producer, able to coax sounds out of many famous artists with his technical expertise and agreeable personality. His production credits include Idlewild South by The Allman Brothers and 461 Ocean Boulevard by Eric Clapton.
1901 Film composer Frank Churchill is born in Rumford, Maine. Known for his work on Disney films, including memorable songs for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, like "Heigh-Ho."Find more in our Categories
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