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1853 Arthur Foote (Massachusetts-born Composer) Massachusetts Composers Classical Composers
1887 Heitor Villa-Lobos (Brazilian Musician, Composer) Brazilian Composers Classical Composers
1950 Eugene Fodor (Colorado-born Violinist) Colorado Performing Artists Classical Musicians
1958 Andy Gibb (English Popular Singer: The Bee Gees) English Performing Artists Musicians Biography
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1778 Thomas Augustine Arne (English Religious Composer) English Composers Composers Religion CyberHymnal Chambers Book of Days
1963 Patsy Cline (Virginia-born Country & Western Singer: Tennessee Plane Crash) Patsy Cline Country & Western Musicians
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1868 Arrigo Boito's Mefistofele Premieres at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan Italy Opera Historic Firsts Opera Today
1942 Dmitri Shostakovich's 7th Symphony Premieres in the Kuybishev House of Culture with the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra Dmitri Shostakovich Classical Music London Shostakovich Orchestra
1960 Elvis Presley Is Discharged from the U.S. Army Elvis Presley U.S. Army History Channel
1963 Beatles Record "From Me to You" & "Thank You Girl" The Beatles Popular Music Columbia University

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