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1731 Gasparo Angiolini (Italian Composer) Italian Composers
1942 Carole King (New York City-born Popular Singer, Songwriter) New York City Peforming Artists Popular Musicians Composer/Songwriters Biography.com
1943 Barbara Lewis (Michigan-born African-American Popular Singer) Michigan Performing Artists Popular Musicians Notable African Americans African American Registry
1963 Whitney Houston (New Jersey-born Grammy Award-Winning African-American Popular Singer) Whitney Houston Popular Musicians African American Performing Artists
Travis Tritt (Georgia-born Country Musician) Georgia Peforming Artists Country & Western Musicians The Internet Movie Database
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1939 Herschel Evans (Texas-born African-American Jazz Saxophonist) Texas Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists Texas State Historical Association
1981 Bill Haley (Michigan-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Bill Haley Popular Musicians Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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1964 The Beatles Make Their First Appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" The Beatles Television Historic Firsts New York Times

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