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Search Results for Date: DECEMBER 31st

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Number of Records Matching Query: 20
 
Andy Summers
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 December 1942
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Summers also was briefly a member in 1987 of the group Rush Hour, which became Animal Logic. Summers achieved international prominence as the guitarist for The Police, most notably on popular hits such as "Message in a Bottle", "Don't Stand So Close to Me", and "Every Breath You Take".

Anthony Hopkins
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1937
 
Description: Actor, Wales
 
Summary: Starred in many movies including "All Creatures Great And Small" in 1977. Hopkins is a talented pianist. In 1986, he released a single called "Distant Star".

Ben Kingsley
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1943
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Kingsley of Indian and English decent has carved a career that would make anyone proud.

Bob Bryar
 
Date Born: Monday 31 December 1979
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He is the only member of "My Chemical Romance" not to be an original member relpacing Matt Pelissier in 2004.

Burton Cummings
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 December 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: In 1970, the band - "The Guess Who" hit No. 1 in Canada with "American Woman."

Catherine Britt
 
Date Born: Monday 31 December 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: She was signed to ABC Country and recorded her first album, Dusty Smiles and Heartbreak Cures, in 2002.

Donna Summer
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Member of a group called ’CROW’. Went solo after a stint in the German version of ’HAIR’ and also ’GODSPELL’

Hank Van Sickle
 
Date Born: Sunday 31 December 1961
 
Description: Bassist, Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: According to John Mayall, his is the longest run of any bass player with the Bluesbreakers.

Jaime Mendoza-nava
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 December 1925
 
Description: Composer and Conductor

John Denver
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Actor, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 2000, CBS presented the television movie Take Me Home: The John Denver Story loosely based on his memoirs, starring Chad Lowe.

John Kirby
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 December 1908
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: In 1993 Kirby was inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame.

Jonah Jones
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 December 1908
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: His popularity during the fifties with his quartet helped modern Jazz become a popular item in music.

Jule Styne
 
Date Born: Sunday 31 December 1905
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
 
Summary: At the age of eight he moved with his family to Chicago, where at an early age he began taking piano lessons. He proved to be a prodigy and performed with the Chicago, St. Louis, and Detroit Symphonies before he was ten years old.

June Tabor
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 December 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: June Tabor was inspired to sing by hearing Anne Briggs' EP Hazards of Love in 1965.

Michael Hedges
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 December 1953
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He saw himself as a composer who played guitar, rather than a guitarist who composed music.

Odetta
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 December 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: On September 29, 1999, President Bill Clinton presented Odetta with the National Endowment for the Arts' National Medal of Arts.

Peter Quaife
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1943
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Quaife left in 1969 replaced by John Dalton. The Kinks could be very much said to be underrated but there sound at the time was unique and some thought it would not last.

Rex Allen
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1920
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Actor after the Roy Rogers style played in 19 films including "The Phantom Stallion" - "Arizona Cowboy" - etc.

Ross Balour
 
Date Born: Monday 31 December 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1950, The Four Freshmen got a break when band leader Stan Kenton heard the quartet in Dayton, Ohio, and arranged for an audition with his label, Capitol Records, which signed The Four later that year.

Val Kilmer
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 December 1959
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Originally a stage actor, Kilmer became popular in the mid-1980s after a string of appearances in comedy films, starting with Top Secret! (1984)

 

 
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