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1925 Virginia Capers (South Carolina-born African-American Actress) South Carolina Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database African American Database
1956 Debby Boone (New Jersey-born Popular Singer) New Jersey City Performing Artists Popular Singer Internet Movie Database
1958 Andrea Bocelli (Italian Popular Singer) Italian Performing Artists Popular Singer Internet Movie Database
Joan Jett (Pennsylvania-born Popular Singer) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Popular Singer Internet Movie Database
1961 Michael Torke (Wisconsin-born Composer) Wisconsin Composers American Composers Official Web Site
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1989 Irving Berlin (Russian-born American Composer. Songwriter) Irving Berlin Composers
2001 Isaac Stern (Ukrainian-born American Classical Violinist)  Ukrainian Performing Artists  Classical Musicians
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1869 Wagner's Opera, "Das Rheingold," Is First Performed in Munich at the Request of Emperor Ludwig II, but Against the Composer's Wishes Richard Wagner Composers Opera Historic Firsts American Public Media
1971 Samuel Barber's "The Lovers" for Solo Voice and Chorus Is First Performed in Philadelphia Samuel Barber Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1985 80,000 Attend First Farm Aid Concert at Memorial Stadium, University of Illinois Illinois Farming and Agriculture Community Service Farm Aid

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