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1989 The DJ/producer Avicii is born Tim Bergling in Stockholm. His hits include the electronic-music landmark "Levels" and the Aloe Blacc collaboration "Wake Me Up."

1980 Eric Hutchinson ("Rock and Roll," "OK, It's Alright With Me") is born in Takoma Park, Maryland.

1979 Pink is born Alecia Beth Moore in Abington, Pennsylvania.

1972 Neil Young's girlfriend, the actress Carrie Snodgrass, gives birth to his first child, a son Zeke, who has cerebral palsy. His next child, Ben, also has the condition.

1960 Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann is born in Bon Air, Virginia. With her group 'Til Tuesday, she has a hit with "Voices Carry," and later embarks on a successful solo career.

1960 David Steele (bassist for Fine Young Cannibals) is born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.

1958 David Lewis (lead singer/guitarist for Atlantic Starr) is born.

1947 Ben Orr (lead singer/bassist for The Cars) is born Benjamin Orzechowski in Lakewood, Ohio.

1946 Dean Daughtry (keyboardist for Atlanta Rhythm Section) is born in Kinston, Alabama.

1945 Kelly Groucutt (bassist and co-lead vocalist for Electric Light Orchestra) is born Michael William Groucutt in Coseley, Staffordshire, England.

1945 Pop singer Cathy Jean Giordano (of Cathy Jean & the Roommates) is born in Brooklyn, New York. Known for the 1961 hit "Please Love Me Forever."

1942 Brian Cole (bass guitarist for The Association) is born in Tacoma, Washington.

1934 Country singer Bill Parsons is born in Crossville, Tennessee. Known for his association with Bobby Bare, who was the real voice on the 1959 hit "The All American Boy," which was mistakenly credited to co-writer Parsons.

1933 Playback singer Asha Bhosle is born in Imperial India. She goes on to record more songs than anyone in history, mostly for Bollywood films.

1932 Country singer Patsy Cline is born Virginia Patterson Hensley in Winchester, Virginia, to Hilda, a 16-year-old seamstress, and Sam, a 43-year-old blacksmith.

1897 Jimmie Rodgers is born in Meridian, Mississippi. Known as "The Singing Brakeman" because of his early railroad job, he becomes one of the first country music stars.

1841 Composer Antonin Dvorak is born near Prague, Czech Republic (then part of Bohemia in the Austrian Empire).

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