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Number of Records Matching Query: 23
 
BARBARA LEE
 
Date Born: Friday 16 May 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Their major hit was HE’S SO FINE. The song would later emerge in a court case that involved George Harrison and his song My Sweet Lord.

BETTY CARTER
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 May 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: When she was 16, she sang with Charlie Parker, and she later performed with Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis.

BILLY COBHAM
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 May 1944
 
Description: Drummer, composer and bandleader. USA
 
Summary: Cobham is, in the words of critic Steve Huey, "generally acclaimed as fusion's greatest drummer"

BOYD TINSLEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 May 1964
 
Description: Violinist, USA
 
Summary: In 2003, Tinsley released a solo album, True Reflections.

DANIELLE SPENCER
 
Date Born: Friday 16 May 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Until the age of twelve she spent her childhood and youth alternately in Australia and in Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire, England, as her father worked in both countries for the BBC Play School.

DARRELL SWEET
 
Date Born: Friday 16 May 1947
 
Description: Drummer, Scotland
 
Summary: He was the drummer and a founding member of rock band "Nazareth".

DEBRA WINGER
 
Date Born: Monday 16 May 1955
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Winger was cast in the lead role in A League of their Own but dropped out and was replaced by Geena Davis.

EDDIE BERT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 May 1922
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: Eddie was old school—like Jack Teagarden, Miff Mole, "Tricky Sam" Nanton and Benny Morten.

HARRY CAREY JR
 
Date Born: Monday 16 May 1921
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: A respected character actor like his father, Carey appeared in several Westerns. He made four films with director Howard Hawks.

HAZEL OCONNOR
 
Date Born: Monday 16 May 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, UK
 
Summary: O'Connor originally became prominent as an actress in 1980.

HENRY FONDA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 May 1905
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In the late 1920s, Fonda journeyed East to join the Provinceton Players and then the University Players Guild. There, he met fellow actor Jimmy Stewart, with whom he became lifelong friends.

JANET JACKSON
 
Date Born: Monday 16 May 1966
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: In 1991, she signed the first of two record-breaking, multi-million dollar recording contracts with Virgin Records, which established her as one of the highest paid artists in the recording industry.

KRIPP JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 May 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Del-Vikings were formed in 1955 by members of the United States Air Force stationed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

LIBERACE
 
Date Born: Friday 16 May 1919
 
Description: Pianist, US
 
Summary: He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 for his contributions to the television industry.Liberace's popularization of the phrase inspired the title of Crying All the Way to the Bank.

MEGAN FOX
 
Date Born: Friday 16 May 1986
 
Description: Actress, model
 
Summary: Fox is of Irish, French, and Native American ancestry, and was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Darlene Tonachio and Franklin Fox.

MELANIE LYNSKEY
 
Date Born: Monday 16 May 1977
 
Description: Actress, NZ
 
Summary: She is maninly known for stalking Charlie Sheen on the Emmy Award-winning Two and a Half Men.

NICKY CHINN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 May 1944
 
Description: Composer, Record Producer,UK
 
Summary: He and Australian Mike Chapman have had a string of hits maunly in the seventies.

PIERCE BROSNAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 May 1953
 
Description: Actor, Ireland
 
Summary: After leaving school at 16, he decided to be a painter and began training in commercial illustration at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.

ROBERT FRIPP
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 May 1946
 
Description: Musician, songwriter, producer
 
Summary: Fripp was ranked 42nd on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" (published August 2003).

STELLA NOVA
 
Date Born: Monday 16 May 1960
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: He started playing with the London Jazz Orchestra at the age of 14.

TORI SPELLING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 May 1973
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Actress mainly known for being the daughter of producer Arron Spelling.

WOODY HERMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 16 May 1913
 
Description: Clarinetist, Band leader,USA
 
Summary: In 1946 the band won Downbeat, Metronome, Billboard and Esquire polls for best band, nominated by their peers in the big band business

WOODY HERMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 16 May 1913
 
Description: Clarinetist, Band leader,USA
 
Summary: In 1946 the band won Downbeat, Metronome, Billboard and Esquire polls for best band, nominated by their peers in the big band business

 
 
 
 

 
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