1959 Vicki Blue (Victory Tischler-Blue) is born in Newport Beach, California. In 1977 she joins The Runaways after bassist Jackie Fox leaves, and plays on their fourth album. After the breakup of the band, Blue goes on to forge a career as an actress: playing Cindy in the 1984 mockumentary movie This is Spinal Tap.
1954 Frank Reed (lead singer for The Chi-Lites) is born in Omaha, Nebraska.
1950 Country singer David Bellamy (of The Bellamy Brothers) is born in Darby, Florida.
1948 Ron Blair (original bassist for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) is born in San Diego, California.
1944 R&B singer Betty Kelly (of Martha and the Vandellas) is born in Attalla, Alabama.
1943 Pop rocker Joe Butler (of The Lovin' Spoonful) is born in Long Island, New York.
1942 Bernard Calvert (bass guitarist/keyboardist for The Hollies) is born in Brierfield, Lancashire, England.
1941 Joe Butler (drummer/vocalist for The Lovin' Spoonful) is born in Long Island, New York.
1925 Guitarist Charlie Byrd is born in Suffolk, Virginia. He helps bring bossa nova to America with his 1962 album, Jazz Samba, a collaboration with Stan Getz.
2006 65-year-old Bob Dylan becomes the oldest person to top Billboard's Albums chart when Modern Times goes to #1.
1985 Kate Bush's album Hounds Of Love surpasses Madonna's Like A Virgin for the #1 spot on the UK chart. Featuring the hit single "Running Up That Hill," it's the second charttopper for the British singer-songwriter.More
1925 Bluesman B.B. King is born Riley B. King near Berclair, Mississippi.
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