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Number of Records Matching Query: 23
 
ALAN FEHLBERGE
 
Date Born: Friday 16 October 1942
 
Description: Rhythm guitarist, Vocals, Australia
 
Summary: South Australian rhythm guitarist of "The Drifters". NOTE NAME: Some use the wording "THE DRIFTORS" so as not to be confused with the USA DRIFTERS. This may be disputed.

ANGELA LANSBURY
 
Date Born: Friday 16 October 1925
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Born the daughter of Belfast-born actress Moyna MacGill and Edgar Lansbury, a prominent businessman, and the granddaughter of the former Labour Party leader George Lansbury.

BERT KAEMPFERT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 October 1923
 
Description: Trumpeter, Band Leader, Composer, Germany
 
Summary: The Bert Kaempfert composed song "Strangers in the Night" became a hit for Frank Sinatra. It is said that Sinatra despised the song, and called it "a piece of shit", and "the worst song I ever fucking heard". Sinatra's recording won him the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.

BIG JOE WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Monday 16 October 1899
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Delta bluesman, the singer worked in the thirties playing a nine string guitar. One of Williams' 9-string guitars can be found under the counter of the Jazz Record Mart in Chicago, which is owned by Bob Koester, the founder of Delmark Records.

BOB MOULD
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 October 1960
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Producer, USA
 
Summary: A member of After Hüsker Dü who broke upin 1988, Mould sequestered himself in a remote farmhouse in Pine City, Minnesota, quit drinking and drugs, and wrote the songs that would make up his first solo album.

BOB WEIR
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 October 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Weir played rhythm guitar and sang a portion of the lead vocals through most of the Grateful Dead's 30-year career.

CORDELL MOSSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 October 1952
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Mosson was a prominent contributor to albums by both Funkadelic and Parliament from 1972 until the dissolution of the two groups in the early 1980s

DAVE LOVELADY
 
Date Born: Friday 16 October 1942
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: In the summer of 1963, the group - now called The Fourmost - signed a management contract with Brian Epstein. This led to their being auditioned by George Martin and signed to EMI's Parlophone record label.

EMILE FORD
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 October 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Recording engineer, UK
 
Summary: First non white to get to the top of the English Charts with "What do you want to make those eyes at me for" in 1959.

FRED TURNER
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 October 1943
 
Description: Bassist, songwriter, actor
 
Summary: Turner is the only member of Bachman-Turner Overdrive to be on every album the band released.

GLYNN NICHOLAS
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 October 1952
 
Description: Entertainer, Comedian, Actor, Writer
 
Summary: In the 70's and early 80's, Glynn won a number of international busking competitions and was voted Australia's busking champion in 1986.

JOE DOLAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 October 1943
 
Description: Vocalsit, Composer, Ireland
 
Summary: He was very popular in Ireland and among Irish emigrants from 1964 into the 1980s.

JOHN MAYER
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 October 1977
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Mayer began his career performing mainly acoustic rock, but gradually began a transition towards the blues genre in 2005 by collaborating with renowned blues artists such as B. B. King, Buddy Guy, and Eric Clapton.

LINDA DARNELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 October 1923
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She failed to receive recognition from the industry and its critics, and disappeared from the screen in the 1950s. Darnell died from burns sustained in a house fire.

LINDA NOVEMBER
 
Date Born: Monday 16 October 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Over the course of her 32 years as a jingle singer, November sang approximately 22,000 jingles which were played on the television and radio.

MAX BYGRAVES
 
Date Born: Monday 16 October 1922
 
Description: Comedian, singer, actor and variety performer, UK
 
Summary: In 1951 he appeared at the London Palladium. Comedian Eric Sykes became his scriptwriter. He got the part of the tutor in the BBC radio comedy show Educating Archie, where Archie was a ventriloquist's dummy.

NICO
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Fashion model, Spain
 
Summary: Nico was an original member of the Velvet Underground. The group formed in 1965 in New York. She left the group in 1967.

OSCAR WILD
 
Date Born: Monday 16 October 1854
 
Description: Playwright, Short Story Writer, Poet, Victorian era, Ireland
 
Summary: Oscar Wilde was the second son born into an Anglo Irish family, at 21 Westland Row, Dublin, to Sir William Wilde and his wife Jane Francesca Wilde.

ROY HARGROVE
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 October 1969
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Hargrove won a Grammy Award in 1998 for the album Habana with the Afro-Cuban band he founded: "Crisol".

SHAYNE WARD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 October 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Immediately after his victory on The X Factor, Ward signed a recording contract with Syco Music and his first single, "That's My Goal", was released in the UK on Wednesday, 21 December 2005. After selling 742,000 copies in the first week.

STONEY COOPER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 October 1918
 
Description: Fidler, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American country musician from Harman, West Virginia. He played the fiddle and guitar.

SUZANNE SOMERS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 October 1946
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born to Frank and Marion Mahoney's Irish Catholic household in San Bruno, California.

TIM ROBBINS
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 October 1958
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Robbins is a prominent spokesperson for anti-globalisation, a frequent critic of U.S. President George W. Bush, and a vocal opponent of the war in Iraq.

 
 
 
 

 
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