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1924 Doris Day (Ohio-born Singer, Actress) Ohio Performing Artists Actors Film Television Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1942 Wayne Newton (Virginia-born Singer, Musician) Virginia Performing Artists Popular Musicians
Billy Joe Royal (Georgia-born Singer) Georgia Performing Artists Popular Musicians University of Georgia
1944 Tony Orlando (New York City-born Latin-American Singer) New York City Performing Artists Popular Musicians Latin-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1897 Johannes Brahms (German Composer) Johannes Brahms Composers Concordia Theological Seminary
1950 Kurt Weill (German-American Operatic Composer of "Mack the Knife") Kurt Weill Composers Opera Popular Music
1990 Sarah Vaughan (New Jersey-born African-American Singer) Sarah Vaughan Popular Musicians Famous African Americans History Channel
1871 The American Premiere of Richard Wagner's Opera "Lohengrin" Is Performed at the Stadt Theater in New York City Richard Wagner New York City Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1956 25% of America Watches Elvis Presley on Milton Berle Show Elvis Presley Popular Musicians Television
1967 The Last Track Is Recorded for the Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Album Great Britain The Beatles Popular Music

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