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1987 Hilary Duff is born in Houston, Texas.

1982 St. Vincent (Annie Clark) is born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1967 Frank Zappa and wife Gail have their first child, daughter Moon Unit Zappa. Thus begins a tradition of oddball names for the Zappa children.

1960 Jennifer Rush is born Heidi Stern in Queens, New York.

1954 Dokken guitarist George Lynch is born in Spokane, Washington, but is raised in Auburn, California.

1953 Keni Burke (of The Five Stairsteps) is born in Chicago, Illinois.

1947 Peter Hope-Evans (of Medicine Head) is born in Brecon, Powys, Wales. Known for the 1973 UK hit "One and One is One."

1946 Helen Shapiro is born in Bethnal Green, London.

1943 Nick St. Nicholas (of Steppenwolf) is born Klaus Karl Kassbaum is born in Plön, Germany. Nick's family will flee to Toronto, Canada, after his father's involvement in Operation Valkyrie, the failed mission to overthrow Adolf Hitler, makes his dad an assassination target.

1938 Ben E. King, who does time in The Drifters before scoring a solo hit with "Stand By Me, is born in Henderson, North Carolina.

1930 Country singer Tommy Collins is born in Bethany, Oklahoma. A forerunner of the Bakersfield sound, he penned "If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')," later a #1 hit for George Strait.

1901 Ed Sullivan is born in Harlem, New York City. Before hosting his long-running eponymous TV show that introduces The Beatles and Elvis Presley, among others, he'll work as a sportswriter for the New York Evening Graphic and theater columnist for the New York Daily News.

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