21 November

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1967 Margret Ornolfsdottir (keyboardist for The Sugarcubes) is born in Iceland.

1965 Björk Guðmundsdóttir is born in Reykjavík, Iceland. After gaining acclaim in her group The Sugarcubes, she will rise to fame as a solo artist, using only her first name.

1962 Elvis Presley's 11th film, Girls! Girls! Girls!, opens in US theaters.

1962 Stephen Curtis Chapman is born in Paducah, Kentucky.

1960 George Harrison of The Beatles is deported back to England when authorities in Germany, where the band has been performing, learn he is just 17.

1960 Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs' "Stay" hits #1 in America. One of the most famous falsetto songs ever recorded, it is later covered by The Four Seasons and Jackson Browne. Running just 1:38, it's the shortest song ever to top the Hot 100.

1960 Ray Charles has four entries on the Billboard Hot 100: "Georgia On My Mind" (#5), "Ruby" (#51), "Hard Hearted Hannah" (#66), and "Come Rain Or Come Shine" (#95).

1955 Peter Koppes (guitarist for The Church) is born in Canberra, Australia.

1953 Tony Bennett's "Rags To Riches" hits #1.

1952 Judy Garland gives birth to her second child, baby girl Lorna Luft. The father is Garland's third husband, Sid Luft.

1950 Singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor is born in Boston, Massachusetts, to a family that includes brother James Taylor. He will be raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

1950 Guitarist Gary Pihl (of Boston) is born in Chicago, Illinois, but would later move to San Mateo, California.

1949 Drummer Randy Zehringer, brother of The McCoys' guitarist Rick Derringer, is born in Celina, Ohio.

1948 John "Rabbit" Bundrick (keyboardist for Free) is born in Houston, Texas.

1948 Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan (percussionist, keyboardist, vocalist for War) is born in San Diego, California.

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