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1910 Galina Sergeyevna Ulanova (Russian Ballerina) Galina Ulanova Ballet
1915 Dean Dixon (New York City-born African-American Orchestral Conductor) Dean Dixon Classical Music African-American Performing Artists
1916 Milton Babbitt (Philadelphia-born Composer) Pennsylvania Composers American Composers
1927 Johnnie Ray< (Oregon-born Popular Singer) Johnnie Ray Popular Musicians
1943 Jim Croce (Pennsylvania-born Popular Singer) Jim Croce Popular Musicians
1944 Frank Sinatra, Jr, (New Jersey-born Singer, Actor) Frank Sinatra, Jr. Popular Musicians Actors Film
1945 Rod Stewart (English Popular Singer) Rod Stewart Popular Musicians
1948 Donald Fagen (New Jersey-born Popular Musician) Donald Fagen Popular Musicians
1953 Pat Benatar (New York City-born Popular Musician) Pat Benatar Popular Musicians
1956 Shawn Colvin (South Dakota-born Popular Musician) Shawn Colvin Popular Musicians
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1947 Finian's Rainbow Opens on Broadway New York City Musical Theater Internet Broadway Database
1956 Elvis Records "Heartbreak Hotel" At His First Studio Session with RCA Elvis Presley RCA Popular Music Official Website
1964 Ground Is Broken for the Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts in Houston, TX Texas Fine Arts Official Website Texas State Historical Association

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