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OCTOBER 13

1909 Art Tatum (Ohio-born African-American Jazz Pianist) Art Tatum Jazz Noted African Americans
1924 Nipsey Russell (Georgia-born African-American Comedian) Georgia Performing Artists Television African-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1926 Ray Brown (Pennsylvania-born African-American Jazz Bassist) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1941 Paul Simon (New Jersey-born Popular Singer, Songwriter) Paul Simon Popular Musicians
1947 Sammy Hagar (California-born Popular Musician) California Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1949 Leona Mitchell (Oklahoma-born African-American Lyric Soprano) Oklahoma Performing Artists Opera African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1959 Marie Osmond (Utah-born Popular Singer) Utah Performing Artists Popular Musicians Biography Internet Movie Database
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1893 Melody for "Happy Birthday to You" Registered with U.S. Patent/Trademark Office Music Copyrights USPTO
1939 Harry James Records "On a Little Street in Singapore" with Frank Sinatra As Vocalist Frank Sinatra Popular Music University of Georgia

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