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1923 Tito Puente (New York City-born Latin-American Musician, Five-Time Grammy Winner) Tito Puente Popular Musicians Hispanic Performing Artists Awarded Grammys in 1978, 83, 85, 90 & 99
1939 Johnny Tillotson (Florida-born Popular Singer) Florida Performing Artists Popular Musicians Florida Historical Society
1951 Luther Vandross (New York City-born African-American Musician) Luther Vandross Popular Musicians Winner of Multiple Grammys African American Performing Artists
1972 Carmen Electra (Ohio-born Performing Artist) Ohio Performing Artists Popular Musicians Actors Internet Movie Database Biography
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1924 African-American Texas Baritone, Julius Lorenzo Cobb Bledsoe, Makes His Professional Debut Texas Performing Artists Classical Musicians African-American Performing Artists State Historical Association
1935 Your Hit Parade Debuts on Radio Radio Popular Music Radio Hall of Fame National Public Radio

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