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1948 Jimmie Fadden (guitarist, drummer for The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) is born in Long Beach, California.

1945 Guitarist Robin Trower is born in London.

1942 Gary Walker, drummer of The Walker Brothers, is born Gary Leeds in Glendale, California.

1942 Experimental musician John Cale (of Velvet Underground) is born in Wales.

1942 Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & the Raiders is born in Eugene, Oregon.

1936 Country singer Mickey Gilley is born in Mississippi.

1933 R&B Singer Lloyd Price is born in Kenner, Louisiana.

1932 Jazz singer Keely Smith is born Dorothy Jacqueline Keely in Norfolk, Virginia.

1910 Composer Samuel Barber is born in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

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The Notorious B.I.G. Meets a Tragic End

1997

Beloved New York rapper Biggie Smalls (The Notorious B.I.G.) is gunned down in Los Angeles streets just six months after his rival Tupac Shakur met the same fate.

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