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Number of Records Matching Query: 49
 
ROBERT STACK
 
Date Born: Monday 13 January 1919
 
Description: Actor, US
 
Summary: He credits Lombard with giving him many tips on acting and with being his mentor. Lombard was killed in a plane crash.

JOE SENECA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 January 1919
 
Description: Vocalists, Composer, Actor
 
Summary: He was also a songwriter and had big hits with Talk to Me which was sung by Little Willie John and "Break It to Me Gently".

ERNIE KOVAKS
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 January 1919
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born to parents of Hungarian descent, Kovacs was influenced deeply by his Trenton Central High School drama teacher, Harold Van Kirk, and thus went to acting school after his 1937 graduation.

FRANCES BAY
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 January 1919
 
Description: Actress, CA
 
Summary: She was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame on September 6, 2008, in large part thanks to Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld, David Lynch, Henry Winkler, Monty Hall and other celebrities.

NORMAN NEWELL
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 January 1919
 
Description: Record producer, Composer, UK
 
Summary: In 1964 he produced Peter and Gordon's number 1 hit "A World Without Love".UK Singles Chart chart-topper.

DAVID SAVILLE - Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.
 
Date Born: Monday 27 January 1919
 
Description: Voca, Actor, Record Producer.USA
 
Summary: Bagdasarian's first musical composed success was the song he wrote with Saroyan, "Come on-a My House", sung by Rosemary Clooney.

SNOOKY YOUNG
 
Date Born: Monday 3 February 1919
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: His longest engagement was with NBC, where, as a studio trumpeter.

RED BUTTONS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 February 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Red Buttons was born Aaron Chwatt on February 5, 1919 in New York City to Jewish immigrants.

BUDDY MORROW
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 February 1919
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: In 2009, Morrow was awarded the International Trombone Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, an award that is given to a person who has significantly changed trombone playing around the world.

LORNA THAYER
 
Date Born: Monday 10 February 1919
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She appeared often in theatre and on television.

JACK PALANCE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 February 1919
 
Description: Actor
 
Summary: Palance, one of five children, born the son of Anna and Ivan John Palahniuk, who was an anthracite coal miner.

EDDIE SNYDER
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 February 1919
 
Description: Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Snyder won a Golden Globe for Best Original Song in a Film in 1966. He studied piano at the Juilliard School before taking a job as a songwriter at the Brill Building.

JENNIFER JONES
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 March 1919
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Jones was born to Phillip R. Isley and Flora Mae Suber, who toured the Midwest in a traveling tent show they owned and operated. Jones attended Monte Cassino Junior College in Tulsa and Northwestern. University

BERNIE WAYNE
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 March 1919
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Prolific songwriter who won 11 gold records. He also wrote "There She Is", the theme song of the annual Miss America pageant.

MARION HUTTON
 
Date Born: Monday 10 March 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress USA
 
Summary: Singer and actress. She was a band vocalist of the 1940s, and appeared in a few movies. She is the sister of actress Betty Hutton. Both sisters sang with the Vincent Lopez Orchestra.

MERCER ELLINGTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 March 1919
 
Description: Trumpeter, Band Leader
 
Summary: YOUTUBE:: Cootie Williams, Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Ambrose Jackson (t), Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors (tb), Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney (bars), Russell Procope (cl, as), Paul Gonsalves, Harold Ashby (ts), Norris Turney (as, cl, ts), Duke Ellington (p), Victor Gaskin (b), Rufus Jones (d). Copenhagen, November 2, 1969.

LENNIE TRISTANO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 March 1919
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A jazz pianist, composer and teacher of jazz improvisation. He performed in the cool jazz, bebop, post bop and avant-garde jazz genres.

TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 March 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Bristol, the seat of Sullivan County in far northeastern Tennessee, to the former Maud Long and Clarence Thomas Ford.

IRVIN DRAKE
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 April 1919
 
Description: Composer of music, lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Ervin Drake had his first song published at age 12, in 1931.

PAULA KELLY
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 April 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: she sang with orchestras led by Dick Stabile, Artie Shaw, and Al Donahue. In early 1941 she joined Glenn Miller's orchestra.

HOWARD KEEL
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 April 1919
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Howard began his first solo recording career at age sixty-four, as well as a wildly successful concert career in the UK.He is mainly remembered for his role in "ANNIE GET YOUR GUN" along side of Betty Hutton.

DON CORNELL
 
Date Born: Monday 21 April 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Don Cornell, born Luigi Valero, was a big voiced baritone who was born in New York City.

BULL MOOSE JACKSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 April 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he learned to play the saxophone and started his first band, The Harlem Hotshots, while he was still in high school.

CELESTE HOLME
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 April 1919
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: The most successful of these were the comedy The Tender Trap 1955 and the musical High Society 1956.

PETE SEEGER
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 May 1919
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Seeger was born to Charles Louis Seeger, a musicologist and an early investigator of non-Western music, and his mother, Constance de Clyver Edson, a prominent classical violinist.

EVA PERON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 May 1919
 
Description: The First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.
 
Summary: Eva Perón has become a part of international popular culture, most famously as the subject of the musical Evita.

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.

MARGOT FONTEYN
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 May 1919
 
Description: Ballerina, UK
 
Summary: Born to an English father and an Irish mother, with Brazilian ancestry, who was the daughter of Brazilian businessman Antonio Fontes.

GEOGIE AULD
 
Date Born: Monday 19 May 1919
 
Description: Saxophonist, Clarinetist, Canadian
 
Summary: Primarily a swing saxophonist, he did many big band stints in his career, and led several big bands.

PHILLIS THAXTER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 May 1919
 
Description: Actress, USA

RUBEN GONZALES (pianist)
 
Date Born: Monday 26 May 1919
 
Description: Pianist, Cuba
 
Summary: Between 1957 and 1961, he worked in Venezuela. Soon he became known in Cuba and other parts of Latin America.

MICKEY CARROLL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 July 1919
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: An American actor and one of the last surviving munchkins from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. YOUTUBE:This is the Lollipop Guild scene from The Wizard of Oz, sung by the original Munchkin actors (Jackie Gerlich, Jerry Maren and Mickey Carroll (singing for Harry Doll)). Afterwards, the dubbed version used in the movie is shown (sung by Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colveg and Harry Stanton).

CLIFF TRENIER
 
Date Born: Monday 14 July 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A musical group led by identical twins Cliff and Claude Trenier. Active since the 1940s. YOUTUBE: American musical group led by identical twins Cliff and Claude Trenier, with The Gene Gilbeaux Orchestra which included Don Hill on saxophone, Shifty Henry and later James (Jimmy) Johnson on bass, Henry (Tucker) Green on drums and Gene Gilbeaux on piano.

GEORGE SHEARING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 August 1919
 
Description: Pianist, Arranger, composer, UK
 
Summary: Shearing was born the youngest of nine children. He was born blind to working class parents: his father delivered coal and his mother cleaned trains in the evening.

KITTY WELLS
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 August 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Country singers born in Nashville. Wells began singing as a child, learning guitar from her father.

DORIS SINGLETON
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 September 1919
 
Description: Actress, vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Though Singleton continues to be associated with her continued work with Lucille Ball, her interests lay in a much broader arena. Singleton guest starred on several other television shows including Hogan's Heroes, The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Twilight Zone, all on CBS, and on Rod Cameron's syndicated modern western crime drama, State Trooper.

DONALD PLEASENCE
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 October 1919
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: The son of Alice and Thomas Stanley Pleasence, a stationmaster.He was brought up in the small village of Grimoldby, Lincolnshire, England, and attended Ecclesfield Grammar School in south west Yorkshire.

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.

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.

ART BLAKEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 October 1919
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Blakey went on to record dozens of albums with a constantly changing group of Jazz Messengers — he had a policy of encouraging young musicians.

JAMES E MYERS
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 October 1919
 
Description: American songwriter, actor, producer, and raconteur.
 
Summary: Co-writer of "Rock Around the Clock" for which he used the pseudonym "Jimmy DeKnight". Myers co-wrote the song with Max C. Freedman, though doubt has been cast as to whether Myers actually participated in the writing of the song.

MARTIN BALSAM
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 November 1919
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Balsam was born in The Bronx in New York City to Jewish parents Albert Balsam, a manufacturer of ladies sportswear, and Lillian Balsam.

MYRON FLOREN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 November 1919
 
Description: Accordionist, USA
 
Summary: Myron Floren came to prominence primarily from his regular appearances on the weekly Lawrence Welk Show.

JOHNNY DESMOND
 
Date Born: Friday 14 November 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, GB
 
Summary: He was born in Detroit, Michigan; and as a boy, sang on a local radio station, but at age 15 he quit to work at his father's grocery.

VERONICA LAKE
 
Date Born: Friday 14 November 1919
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Lake has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6918 Hollywood Boulevard for her contributions to the motion picture industry.

CAROL BRUCE
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 November 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: The first actress to play the role of Julie in a Broadway production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's Show Boat

ALAN YOUNG
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 November 1919
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1994, Young co-starred in the Eddie Murphy film Beverly Hills Cop III.

BILLY VAUGHN
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 December 1919
 
Description: Band Leader, Producer, Arranger, Conductor
 
Summary: He was born in Glasgow, Kentucky, where his father was a barber who loved music and inspired Billy to teach himself to play the mandolin at age 3, while suffering a case of the measles. He went on to learn a number of other instruments.

MAX YASGUR (WOODSTOCK)
 
Date Born: Monday 15 December 1919
 
Description: Land owner, USA
 
Summary: In 1971, looking back at all that happened, Yasgur remarked: "The worst thing about Woodstock was that there were just too many.

 
 
 
 

 
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