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Search Results for Date: DECEMBER 24th

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Number of Records Matching Query: 19
 
Ava Gardner
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 December 1922
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: The youngest of seven children (she had two brothers and four sisters) of poor cotton and tobacco farmers; her mother, Molly, was a Baptist of Scots-Irish and English descent, while her father, Jonas Bailey Gardner, was a Catholic of Irish American and Tuscarora Indian descent.

Dave Bartholomew
 
Date Born: Friday 24 December 1920
 
Description: Trumpet, Composer, USA

Doyle Bramhall Ii
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 December 1968
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Guitarist and vocalist in his band Smokestack and is also the second guitarist in Eric Clapton's band.

Franz Waxman
 
Date Born: Monday 24 December 1906
 
Description: Musician, Composer, German, American
 
Summary: Waxman was born Franz Wachsmann in Königshütte (Chorzów) in the German Empire's Prussian Province of Silesia.

Gary Valentine Lachman
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 December 1955
 
Description: Writer and Musician.
 
Summary: Founding members of Blondie, having joined the band as bassist in 1975.

Harry Warren
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 December 1893
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Over a career spanning four decades, Warren wrote over 800 songs. One of America's most prolific film composers, Warren's songs have been featured in over 300 films.

Herb Jeffries
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 December 1913
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Jeffries, a deep baritone, sang with Duke Ellington in the 1940s. His most famous song, "Flamingo", sold over 50 million copies.

Howard Hughes
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 December 1905
 
Description: Industrialist; Aviator; Engineer. Chairman, Hughes Aircraft;
 
Summary: Hughes sold the RKO theaters in 1953 as settlement of the United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc. antitrust case.

Ian Burden
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 December 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Ian Burden was a session keyboard player for the group to cover on the keyboards.

Jan Akkerman
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 December 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, Netherlands
 
Summary: The progressive rock quartet charted with ’HOCUS POCUS’ in 1973.

Katie Holmes
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 December 1978
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: An American actress who first achieved fame for her role as Joey Potter on The WB television teen drama Dawson's Creek from 1998 to 2003.

Lee Dorsey
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 December 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US
 
Summary: In 1970 Dorsey and Toussaint collaborated on an album entitled Yes We Can; the title song was Dorsey's last entry in the singles chart.

Lee Michaels
 
Date Born: Monday 24 December 1945
 
Description: Keyboardist, US
 
Summary: Michaels went into semi-retirement from the music business by the end of the decade, which was also influenced by his severe hearing loss.

Lemmy
 
Date Born: Monday 24 December 1945
 
Description: Guitarist,UK
 
Summary: attended Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones school in Amlwch, where he was nick-named Lemmy, although he is unsure why, and it would later be claimed that it originated from the phrase "Lemmy a quid till Friday"

Mitchell Ayres
 
Date Born: Friday 24 December 1909
 
Description: Conductor, Arranger, Composer, Violinist, USA
 
Summary: He began working for Columbia Records as a musical director, working with Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra, Pearl Bailey, and others signed to the record label, including Dinah Shore.

Ricky Martin
 
Date Born: Friday 24 December 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: He played the romantic lead, Marius Pontmercy, in Les Miserables.

Tom Wolk
 
Date Born: Monday 24 December 1951
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: Wolk also worked with Hall & Oates member Daryl Hall on some of his solo material, as well as with Carly Simon, Jellyfish, Squeeze, Elvis Costello, Shawn Colvin and Billy Joel over the course of his career.

Warren Dodds
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 December 1898
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: One of the first great jazz drummers playing with the greats such as Louis Armstrong, Pop Foster and his brother Johnny Dodd’s.

Woody Shaw
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 December 1944
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: One of the most gifted and innovative jazz musicians of his generation, trumpeter Woody Shaw navigated the rapidly fluctuating jazz scene of the '70s and '80s to create a lasting body of work that extends his influence well beyond his tragic death at age 44.

 
 
 
 
 
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