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1965 The Righteous Brothers' yearning "You've Lost that Lovin' Feelin'," written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and produced by Phil Spector, hits #1 in America.

1964 The Tragically Hip lead singer Gord Downie is born in Kingston, Ontario.

1961 The Capris' "There's a Moon Out Tonight" enters the R&B charts.

1960 R&B singer Jesse Belvin, who co-wrote the Penguins' hit "Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)," dies in a car crash at age 27.

1957 Simon Phillips (drummer for Toto) is born in London, England.

1950 Natalie Cole is born in Los Angeles, California, to crooner Nat King Cole and former Duke Ellington Orchestra singer Maria Hawkins Cole.

1949 Mike Batt is born in Southampton, England. He writes Art Garfunkel's "Bright Eyes" for the 1978 animated film Watership Down.

1947 Allan Jones (saxophonist for Amen Corner) is born in Swansea, Glamorgan, South Wales.

1943 "50s teen idol Fabian is born Fabiano Forte in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1941 Pop singer Dave Berry is born David Holgate Grundy in Woodhouse, Sheffield, England.

1929 Rudy Vallee and His Orchestra record "Deep Night."

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Bob Marley Is Born

1945

Bob Marley is born Nesta Robert Marley in Jamaica. His mother is a native of Jamaica and his father an officer in the British military.

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