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1948 Grace Jones is born in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

1947 Jerry Hyman (former trombonist of Blood, Sweat & Tears) is born in Brooklyn, New York.

1947 Steve Currie (bass player for T. Rex) is born in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England.

1940 Mickey Newbury, who penned a record-breaking string of hits across four different charts in 1968, including The First Edition's "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)," is born in Houston, Texas.

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Marilyn Monroe Sings "Happy Birthday, Mr. President"


Less than three months before her death, Marilyn Monroe makes one of her last public appearances at President John F. Kennedy's 45th birthday celebration, where she famously sings "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" in his honor.

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