This Day in Music History
1914 : Pee Wee King, born Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. American country music songwriter and recording artist.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (7 March 2000)
1933 : Yoko Ono, born in Tokyo. Japanese artist and peace activist.
1934 : Skip Battin, born Clyde Battin in Gallipolis, Ohio. American singer-songwriter, performer and recording artist. (The Byrds, New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Skip & Flip)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (7 July 2003)
1941 : David Blue, born Stuart David Cohen in Providence, Rhode Island. American singer-songwriter and actor.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (2 December 1982)
1941 : Herman Santiago, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and raised in Manhattan, New York City. Puerto Rican-American rock and roll pioneer and songwriter. (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers)
1941 : Irma Thomas, born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. American soul/R&B singer, known as Soul Queen of New Orleans.
1947 : Dennis DeYoung, born in Chicago, Illinois. American singer, songwriter, musician and producer. (Styx)
1948 : Keith Knudsen, born in Le Mars, Iowa. American rock drummer, vocalist and songwriter. (The Doobie Brothers)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (8 February 2005)
1952 : Juice Newton, born Judy Kay Newton in Lakehurst, New Jersey. American pop and country singer, songwriter and guitarist.
1953 : Robbie Bachman, born Robin Peter Kendall Bachman in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Canadian drummer. (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
1953 : Derek Pellicci, born Derek Allan Pellicci in London. British-born Australian pop music drummer. (Little River Band)
1954 : John Travolta, born John Joseph Travolta in Englewood, New Jersey. American actor, dancer and singer.
1965 : Dr. Dre, born Andre Romelle Young in Compton, California. American record producer, rapper and entrepreneur.