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Number of Records Matching Query: 25
 
ANITA ODAY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: O'Day left home at age 12 and began her career two years later in 1934, touring the Midwestern United States as a marathon dance contestant and singing "The Lady in Red" for tips.

BRUNO MARS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 October 1985
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Bruno Mars, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, by a family of musicians.

CHEVY CHASE
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He has hosted the Academy Awards twice (1987 and 1988)

CLARENCE WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 October 1898
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1970, Clarence Williams was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

DENNIS SIDALL
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Appearing on South Australian television, the trio became very popular over the years.

GEORGE BELLAMY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1941
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Bellamy left the Tornados 1963 when it was necessary to cease touring because of health problems.

GEORGE WEBB
 
Date Born: Monday 8 October 1917
 
Description: Pianist, UK
 
Summary: His band, George Webb's Dixielanders, he played regularly and famously at The Red Barn public house at, Kent.

HAL SINGER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1919
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Singer appears on the 1981 live recording Rocket 88 with the UK-based boogie-woogie band Rocket 88.

HAMISH STUART
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 October 1949
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer. UK
 
Summary: A member of the Average White Band from 1972 to 1982.

JOHNNY RAMONE
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1948
 
Description: Guitarist
 
Summary: The Rolling Stone magazine ranked Johnny Ramone 16 on their list of the Greatest Guitarist of all Time.

JON STEVENS
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Stevens moved to Australia after success as a pop star in New Zealand in the 1970s (his best-known songs from this era are "Jezebel" and a cover version of "Montego Bay"); he subsequently became an Australian citizen.

LONNIE PITCHFORD
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 October 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was a protégé of Robert Lockwood, Jr., from whom he learned the style of Robert Johnson.

MATT DAMON
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 October 1970
 
Description: Actor, screenwriter, producer, USA
 
Summary: Matt Damon was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Kent Telfer Damon, a stockbroker, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Damon is of Scottish, English, Finnish, and Swedish ancestry.

MICHAEL JARRELL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1958
 
Description: Composer of music, Switzerland
 
Summary: Born in Geneva, he studied at the Conservatoire there, and later with Klaus Huber in Freiburg.

NORA BAYES
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1880
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Comedienne, USA
 
Summary: She was portrayed by Ann Sheridan in the 1944 musical biopic Shine On, Harvest Moon, which focused on her relationship with Norworth, played by Dennis Morgan, and ignored her other husbands.

PAUL HOGAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1939
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Paul Hogan became ’Australian of the Year’ in 1985.

PEPPER ADAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1930
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He played on the album Dakar by John Coltrane, played with Lee Morgan on The Cooker, and briefly worked with Benny Goodman's band in 1958.

PETER DRAKE
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1933
 
Description: Guitarist, Record Producer, USA
 
Summary: Drake was born the son of a Pentecostal preacher, in 1932. Rated as one of the best steel guitar players.

RAY ROYER
 
Date Born: Monday 8 October 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The group would have many personnel changes.

SIGOURNEY WEAVER
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 October 1949
 
Description: Actress
 
Summary: She began using the name "Sigourney Weaver" in 1963, aged fourteen, after a minor character (Sigourney Howard) in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby.

STEPHANIE ZIMBALIST
 
Date Born: Monday 8 October 1956
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born in New York, Zimbalist comes from a highly successful and renowned family. Her father is Efrem Zimbalist, Jr, the actor, her grandfather Efrem Zimbalist was a concert violinist.

SUSAN RAYE
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A regular on the American hit TV show ’HEE HAW’. 1968, and soon after she cut her first recordings. One of these songs, "Put a Little Love in Your Heart," made the Top 30 in 1970.

TEDDY RILEY
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1967
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, USA
 
Summary: The acknowledged "King of New Jack Swing," producer/songwriter Teddy Riley's enviable list of platinum-laced credits

WALTER SCHUMANN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1913
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Schumann worked within the music industry, working with Eddie Cantor on Cantor's radio show, and recording with Andre Kostelanetz.

WALTER SCHUMANN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1913
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Schumann worked within the music industry, working with Eddie Cantor on Cantor's radio show, and recording with Andre Kostelanetz.

 
 
 
 

 
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