23 July

Pick a Day


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1943 Singer-songwriter Tony Joe White is born in Oak Grove, Louisiana. He has a hit with 1969's "Polk Salad Annie" and pens "Rainy Night In Georgia," made famous by Brook Benton in 1970.

1942 Soul singer Madeline Bell (of Blue Mink) is born in Newark, New Jersey. She lands her first big hit in 1968 with a cover of Dee Dee Warwick's "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me."

1935 Cleveland Duncan (original tenor for The Penguins) is born in Los Angeles, California.

1933 Bert Convy is born in St. Louis, Missouri. As a member of the vocal group The Cheers, he lands a hit with the 1955 single "Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots." His greater success comes as an actor and game show host of Tattletales, Super Password, and Win, Lose or Draw.

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Amy Winehouse Dies At 27


Amy Winehouse dies in London of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27.

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