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Otto Harbach, composer of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and many other songs, is born in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Jazz clarinettist, saxophonist and bandleader Cecil Scott
is born in Springfield, Ohio, USA.
Eurreal Wilford Montgomery is born in Kentwood, Louisiana, USA. He will find success as jazz and blues pianist and vocalist Little Brother Montgomery.
Isidore Washington is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Under such nicknames as Red Washington, Tuts Washington
and Papa Yellow, he will find success as a blues and r'n'b pianist, working with Smiley Lewis
Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolpho Colombo is born in Camden, New Jersey, USA. he will find success as jazz vocalist, violinist and actor Russ Columbo.
Jazz guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer Tony Romano
is born in Madera, California, USA. He will perform on radio and appear in Hollywood musical productions in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, becoming noted as a musical accompanist to Bob Hope and Frances Langford during their USO tours in World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars.
Bulee Gaillard is born in is born in Detroit, Michigan. He will find fame as a jazz singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist, Slim Gaillard
, particularly noted for his vocalese
Willie Brown Jr is born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA. He will find success as blues guitarist Little Wolf
Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick is born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. She will find fame as actress and popular singer Kathryn Grayson
is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. He will find success as an easy listening composer and arranger. He will work as an accompanist for Judy Garland
, Maurice Chevalier
, Marlene Dietrich
and Peggy Lee
, but is best known for his 1963 arrangement of Fly Me to the Moon
, which won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance. Harnell also composed music for numerous tv series including The Bionic Woman, The Incredible Hulk, Alien Nation, and V.
Julian Edwin Adderley is born in Tampa, Florida. He will find fame as jazz saxophonist
David Kimbrough is born in Hudsonville, Mississippi, USA. He will find acclaim as blues guitarist, songwriter and singer Junior Kimborough
is born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. During the 1960s he will become a respected saxophonist and flute player, working with The Sun Ra
Arkestra, Freddie Hubbard, Max Roach
Rosemary Timotea Yuro is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She will find success as popular vocalist Timi Yuro
Singer-songwriter and recording artist Georges Chelon
is born in Marseilles, France, Europe.
Barbara Gracey Thompson is born in Oxford, England, UK, Europe. She will find success as virtuoso jazz saxophonist, bandleader and recording artist
Andre Ceccarelli is born in Nice, France, Europe. He will find success as one of Europe's leading jazz drummers.
Roy Loney, singer with The Flamin' Groovies
, is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
David Jones is born in Brixton, London, UK. He will evolve into David Bowie
John Cummings is born in Long Island, New York. He will find fame as Johnny Ramone of 70s punk pioneers The Ramones
Walter Joseph Herndon is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find success as R'n'B and soul singer Joe Herndon
, working with bands including The Spaniels and The Temptations
is born in Palo Alto, California, USA. he will find success as a pianist, singer and founding member of the platinum-selling rock and roll band Pablo Cruise
, and will also score music for film and television.
Thomas James Wheeler is born in Bremerton, Washington, USA. He will find success as blues guitarist T.J. Wheeler
is born in Stoke-On-Trent, UK. He will find success as a founder-member of The Pogues
Paul Stephen Thompson is born in Wimbledon, London, UK. he will
find success as Porl Thompson, guitarist for The Cure
Kelly Johnson of UK female HM band Girlschool, is born in Edmonton, London, UK.
Bob Rosenberg, producer, singer and keyboardist with one-hit wonder band Will To Power
, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
is born in Wichita, Kansas, USA. He will play guitar for Jason And The Scorchers at the end of the 80s, before moving on to work with John Mellencamp
and Willie Nile
The LP 21 Today
by Cliff Richard
reaches No1 in the UK's NME Popular Albums chart. It will remain at No1 for just one week.
Acclaimed jazz trumpeter/filmscore composer Terence Blanchard is born in New Orleans
, Louisiana, USA.
Kevin Miller, drummer of Fuel
, is born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.
Richard Walter is born in London, UK. He will find fame in the USA as rapper Slick Rick .
Aisha Zakia Wonder is born to Stevie
and Yolanda Simmons. The birth of the child will inspire
Wonder to write the song Isn't She Lovely? which includes a
recording of Aisha laughing and gurgling soon after she was born.