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1947 Folk rocker Peter Knight (of Steeleye Span) is born in London, England.

1945 Bruce Cockburn is born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

1943 Cilla Black is born Priscilla Maria Veronica White in Vauxhall, Liverpool, England.

1939 Don Williams, singer of 11 #1 country hits such as "You're My Best Friend" (1975) and "I'm Just A Country Boy" (1977), is born in Floydada, Texas.

1935 Jazz composer/pianist Ramsey Lewis, who will have hit instrumental versions of "Hang On Sloopy" and "The In Crowd" with his Ramsey Lewis Trio, is born in Chicago, Illinois.

1922 Actor and occasional singer Christopher Lee is born in Belgravia, Westminster, London. He's best known for his villainous roles in Dracula, The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Star Wars prequel trilogy.

1915 Lyricist Fred Wise is born in New York City. Among his compositions: "Rock-A-Hula Baby" and "Pretty Little Black Eyed Susie."

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The Eagles Fly Again - This Time With $100 Tickets

1994

After a 14-year hiatus, the Eagles reunite for a show in Burbank, California, closing the show with "Desperado." They soon launch their "Hell Freezes Over" tour, which becomes the first tour to charge more than $100 for a substantial number of tickets.

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