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Number of Records Matching Query: 23
 
ABBEY LINCOLN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 August 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, USA
 
Summary: She continues to perform and can often be found at the Blue Note in New York City.

ANDY WARHOL
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1928
 
Description: Painter, Record Producer. USA
 
Summary: Andy Warhol was the third child of his parents, Ondrej Warhola and Julia Warhola. Warhol coined the phrase 15 minutes of fame.

BUDDY COLLETTE
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 August 1921
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: In 1996, the Library of Congress commissioned Collette to write and perform a special big band concert to highlight his long career.

CATHERINE HICKS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Hicks was born in New York City, the daughter of Jackie, a homemaker, and Walter Hicks, an electronics salesman.

DARYL SOMERS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, TV Host, Drummer
 
Summary: Born the son of a dairy farmer and a cabaret singer, Somers rose to national fame as the host of the long-running comedy-variety program Hey Hey It's Saturday.

DAVID CAMPBELL
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Australian singer, stage performer and television presenter. He has performed and recorded many different genres of music from rock to classics. He is the son of singer Jimmy Barnes

DONNA LEWIS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1973
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer
 
Summary: During the early 2000s Lewis was featured as a guest vocalist on several trance music/house music recordings.

ELLIOT SMITH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 August 1969
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: At the age of nine, Smith began playing the piano, and at 10 began learning guitar on a small acoustic guitar.

ELLITOT SMITH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 August 1969
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: After playing in the rock band Heatmiser for several years, Smith began his solo career in 1994, with releases on the independent record labels Cavity Search and Kill Rock Stars (KRS).

FAITH PRINCE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 August 1957
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: American actress and singer, best known for her work on Broadway in musical theatre. She won the Tony Award as Best Actress in a Musical (in 1992), and received three other Tony nominations.

GERI HALLIWELL
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 August 1972
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK
 
Summary: An English pop singer and songwriter, television personality, and actress, and became famous (under the nickname of "Ginger Spice"

JIMMY RICKS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 August 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Ravens were one of the first "Doo Wop" groups during World War II and also one of the first to join the rock and roll ranks.

JOHN CONGAS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1945
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, South Africa
 
Summary: "He's Gonna Step On You Again" is cited in the Guinness Book of Records as being the first song to ever use a sample.

JOHN KONGAS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, South Africa.
 
Summary: He gained notoriety with a new musical generation in 1990, when Madchester pioneers Happy Mondays reworked "He's Gonna Step On You Again" into their baggy era defining hit "Step On",

LEO CARRILLO
 
Date Born: Friday 6 August 1880
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Leo Carrillo was part of an old and respected Californio family who could trace their roots back to the conquistadores. His great-great grandfather, José Raimundo Carrillo (1749–1809) was an early Spanish settler of San Diego, California.

LUCILLE BALL
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 August 1911
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Lucille Ball was born to Henry Durrell Ball September 16, 1886 – February 28, 1915 and Desiree "DeDe" Evelyn Hunt September 21, 1892 –July 20, 1977 in Jamestown, New York.

MARGO SILVIA
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 August 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Tune Weavers were an R & B group from Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

MIKE ELLIOT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 August 1929
 
Description: Saxophonist, West Indies
 
Summary: The Foundations were the first visibly multi-racial group to have a number 1 hit in the UK in the 1960s.

MIKE SARNE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 August 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Director, Writer, Actor, Singer and Producer, UK
 
Summary: In the mid 1960s Sarne introduced the ITV children's quiz series, Junior Criss Cross Quiz.

NORMAN GRANZ
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 August 1918
 
Description: Record producer, USA
 
Summary: Granz also was among the first to pay white and black artists the same salary and to give them equal treatment even in minor details, like dressing rooms.

ROBERT MITCHUM
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1917
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Mitchum was born to shipyard and railroad worker James Thomas Mitchum and Ann Harriet Gunderson. James Mitchum was crushed to death in a railyard accident when Mitchum was a only a child.

ROGER WATERS
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 August 1944
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Born to George Roger Waters, Waters grew up in Cambridge. Although his father Eric Fletcher Waters had been fought in World War II and died in action at Anzio in 1944, when Waters was only five months old.

VINNIE VINCENT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 August 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: A guitarist and songwriter most famous for his brief membership in the band KISS. Vincent's personality did not mesh well with either Stanley or Simmons and he was dismissed from KISS.

 
 
 
 

 
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