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1919 Tennessee Ernie Ford (Tennessee-born County Singer) Tennessee Performing Artists Country & Western Performers Internet Movie Database
1920 Eileen Farrell (Connecticut-born Operatic Soprano) Connecticut Performing Artists Opera
1934 George Segal (New York-born Actor, Musician) New York Performing Artists Actors Musicians Film Internet Movie Database
1950 Peter Gabriel (English Popular Musician, Songwriter) Peter Gabriel Popular Musicians
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus (New York City-born Actress: Elaine in Seinfeld) New York City Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1883 Richard Wagner (German Operatic Composer) Richard Wagner Composers Opera
2002 Waylon Jennings (Texas-born Member of the Country Music Hall of Fame) Waylon Jennings Country Music Hall of Fame
1892 World's Fair Colored Opera Company: First African-Americans at Carnegie Hall New York City Opera African-American HIstory African American Registry
1939 Italian-American, Mario Olmeda, Records Six Italian Folk Songs Italy Folk Music Library of Congress
1967 The Beatles Release "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields Forever" The Beatles Popular Musicians Discogs
2005 Ray Charles Receives 8 Grammy Awards Posthumously Ray Charles Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists The Grammy Awards BBC

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