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Number of Records Matching Query: 22
 
ADE MONSBOURGH
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 February 1917
 
Description: Saxophonist, Trumpeter, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Melbourne, Monsbourgh played mouth organ as a child and took piano lessons from the age of eight. His upper middle-class family lived in Kew.

ALAN BATES
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 February 1934
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Bates was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1996, and was knighted in 2003. He was an Associate Member of RADA and was a patron of The Actors Centre, Covent Garden, London from 1994 until his death in 2003.

ANGELA MILLER
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 February 1994
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American singer from Beverly, Massachusetts. She is currently a Top 6 finalist on the twelfth season of American Idol.

BARRY HUMPHRIES
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 February 1934
 
Description: Actor, Producer, Writer, Comedian, Australia
 
Summary: Barry Humphries was born in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell in Victoria, Australia. His grandfather was an immigrant to Australia from Manchester, England. His father was a well-to-do construction manager and Barry grew up in a clean, tasteful and modern home in Camberwell, then one of Melbourne’s new garden suburbs.

BOB McBRIDE
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 February 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: The Toronto-born Bob McBride attended North Toronto Collegiate Institute in his youth.

BOBBY LEWIS
 
Date Born: Friday 17 February 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Tossin' And Turnin'" is on the CD "The Golden Age Of American Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 1".

BUCK TRENT
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 February 1938
 
Description: Banjoist, USA
 
Summary: He was a member of Porter Wagoner's "Wagon Masters" from 1962 to 1973, and also appeared on the Roy Clark Show and Hee Haw.

BUDDY DeFRANCO
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 February 1923
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: DeFranco was perhaps the only major jazz clarinet player to adapt to this change, and until the 1980's, he was the only notable jazz musician who played clarinet exclusively.

CHARLIE SPIVAK
 
Date Born: Friday 17 February 1905
 
Description: Trumpeter and bandleader, USA
 
Summary: He played with Paul Specht's band for most of 1924 to 1930, then spent time with Ben Pollack (1931–1934), the Dorsey brothers (1934–1935), and Ray Noble (1935– 1936). He played on "Solo Hop" in 1935 by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.

DAVID McCOMB
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 February 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia.
 
Summary: David McComb was born in Perth, the youngest of four boys. Both their parents were doctors, their father, Dr Harold McComb, a prominent plastic surgeon and their mother, Dr Athel Hockey.

DENISE RICHARDS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 February 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois, the daughter of Joni, a coffee shop owner, and Irv Richards, a telephone engineer. She has one sister, Michelle.

DEREK PELLICCI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 February 1953
 
Description: Drummer, Australia
 
Summary: Pellicci played drums on John Farnham's adult contemporary album Uncovered.

DODIE STEVENS
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 February 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Pink Shoe Laces" reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and it sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.

ED SHEERAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 February 1991
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, producer, musician, UK
 
Summary: In 2012, Sheeran began to rise to fame in the United States. He made a guest appearance on Taylor Swift's fourth album Red and wrote songs for the boyband One Direction.

GENE PITNEY
 
Date Born: Monday 17 February 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, USA
 
Summary: Through the mid-1960s, he enjoyed considerable success on both sides of the Atlantic, and charted more than 20 Top 40 hit singles.

HAL HOLBROOK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 February 1925
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Holbrook was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Aileen a vaudeville dancer, and Harold Rowe Holbrook, Sr.P/A

JOHN LEYTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 February 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: John Leyton was born on Feb. 17th 1939 at Frinton-On Sea, Essex, England, to parents of show business background. His father owned several cinemas and his mother acted under the name of 'Babs Walters' on the London stage. NPA

JOHNNY BUSH
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 February 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born in the blue-collar neighborhood of Kashmere Gardens in Houston, Texas, Bush listened to the western swing music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys and the honky-tonk sounds of artists like Ernest Tubb, Lefty Frizzell and Hank Thompson.

MIKE SANCHEZ
 
Date Born: Monday 17 February 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Piano, UK
 
Summary: Sanchez was born in London residing in the city. His family later moved to the Bewdley, Worcestershire area. As a teenager, Sanchez took up playing the guitar and soon formed a rockabilly trio, "The Rockets".

NOBLE "THIN MAN" WATTS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 February 1926
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He appeared on American Bandstand with Johnny Mathis in 1957, and performed in the house band at a Harlem club owned by boxer Sugar Ray Robinson.

RENE RUSSO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 February 1954
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: a Sicilian/Italian American, was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Shirley (née Balocca), a factory worker and barmaid, and Nino Russo, a sculptor and car mechanic who left the family when Rene was two.

TWEED HARRIS
 
Date Born: Monday 17 February 1941
 
Description: Keyboardist , Composer, Arranger, Producer, Australia
 
Summary: Born in South Australia in 1941, Tweed's first major musical venture was Adelaide band The Clefs, which later became Levi Smith's Clefs.

 
 
 
 

 
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