1981 Nicole Richie is born Nicole Escovedo in Berkeley, California. Born to percussion player Peter Escovedo, she is taken in by Lionel Richie and his wife Brenda at age 3, and adopted by the couple at 9. She becomes a popular socialite, starring with Paris Hilton on the reality show The Simple Life.
1972 Liam Gallagher is born William John Paul Gallagher in Burnage, Manchester, England. He forms Oasis with his older brother, Noel.
1972 David Silveria (Korn drummer) is born in San Leandro, California.
1968 David Jolicoeur aka Trugoy the Dove (of De La Soul) is born in Brooklyn, New York.
1967 Faith Hill is born Audrey Faith Perry in Ridgeland, Mississippi.
1967 Tyler Stewart (drummer for Barenaked Ladies) is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1959 Corinne Drewery (lead singer of Swing Out Sister) is born in Nottingham, England.
1947 Don Felder (Eagles lead guitarist) is born in Gainesville, Florida.
1947 Producer Rupert Hine is born in London. His clients include Rush, Tina Turner and Stevie Nicks.
1944 Native American guitarist Jesse Ed Davis is born in Norman, Oklahoma.
1936 Dickey Lee is born Royden Dickey Lipscomb in Memphis, Tennessee.
1934 Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen is born in Westmount, Quebec, Canada.
1932 Don Preston (of Mothers of Invention) is born in Flint, Michigan.
1921 Jimmy Young is born in Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England. Before becoming a successful BBC Radio 1 broadcaster, he records a string of pop hits, including "Too Young" in 1951.
1874 Gustav Holst, the English composer known for the orchestral suite The Planets, is born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.Find more in our Categories
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