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Number of Records Matching Query: 78
 
RAY DOLBY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 January 1933
 
Description: American engineer
 
Summary: Dolby was born in Portland, Oregon. He was raised in San Francisco, California and attended Sequoia High School in Redwood City, California.

EARL GRANT
 
Date Born: Friday 20 January 1933
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor , Keyboardist
 
Summary: A multi talents such as playing, drums, trumpet but most of all he was known for playing a Hammond organ and his rich voice.

CLAUDE KING
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 February 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American country music singer and songwriter best known for his million selling 1962 hit, "Wolverton Mountain". In 1981 King and his big 1962 hit was declared on August 7th "Wolverton Mountain Day".

RON WILSON - PERCUSSION
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 February 1933
 
Description: Percussion
 
Summary: Originally "Joy of Cooking" was an American folk-rock band, formed in 1967 in Berkeley, California.

CHAD MORGAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 February 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, Australia
 
Summary: He was dubbed the clown prince of comedy by Slim Dusty.

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".

TOMMY HUNT
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 February 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born to Georgianna Derico, Hunt started his life in Pittsburgh, where his school friends, nicknamed him Tommy and it has stayed with him throughout his entire life.

YOKO ONO
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 February 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: Her mother was Isoko Ono, of the Yasuda banking family, and her father was Eisuke Ono, who worked for the Yokohama Specie Bank. Two weeks before she was born, her father was transferred to San Francisco. The rest of the family followed soon after.

NINA SIMONE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 February 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Nina Simone's autobiography, I Put a Spell on You, was published in 1992 and she recorded her last album, A Single Woman in 1993.

DAVID FATHEAD NEWMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 24 February 1933
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: In Ray, the 2004 biographical film about Ray Charles, Newman was portrayed by Bokeem Woodbine

GERRY BRON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 March 1933
 
Description: Clarinetist, Producer and band Manager, UK
 
Summary: Bron's career in music covered just about every aspect of the industry. He was at varioius times a clarinetist, a sheet music printer, an artist manager handling acts including Gene Pitney, Marianne Faithfull, Manfred Mann, Colosseum and Uriah Heep.

TOMPALL GLASER
 
Date Born: Friday 3 March 1933
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, UK
 
Summary: "Tompall," hit #103 on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1975 with "Put Another Log on the Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem)" (MGM 14800)

TOMMY TUCKER
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 March 1933
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He is best known for the 1964 hit song, "High Heel Sneakers".

LLOYD PRICE
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 March 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Price’s biggest year was 1959, during which he released four hits: “Personality,” “Where Were You (On Our Wedding Day),” “I’m Gonna Get Married” and “Come Into My Heart.”

W. FRANCIS McBETH
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 March 1933
 
Description: Composer of song, USA
 
Summary: Dr. McBeth is Professor of Music, Resident Composer and Chairman of the Theory-Composition Department at Ouachita University.

MIKE STOLLER
 
Date Born: Monday 13 March 1933
 
Description: Composer - U.S.A.
 
Summary: Mike Stoller is half of the famed song writing team of the fifties and the sixties of "Leiber and Stoller".

MICHAEL CAINE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 March 1933
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Caine was born in Rotherhithe, South East London, the son of Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a cook and charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, Senior, a fish market porter.

ROBERT GOULET
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 March 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Canadian
 
Summary: The only son of French Canadian parents Jeanette and Joseph Georges André Goulet, a laborer.YOUTUBE:Robert Goulet's last television performance

ANITA CARTER
 
Date Born: Friday 31 March 1933
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Anita Carter, who sang and played stand-up bass with the Carter Sisters, the legendary country music act.

MARION RYAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 April 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Marion Ryan was one of the most glamorous of the British singers of popular music to emerge during the 1950s.

BOBBY POE
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 April 1933
 
Description: Singer-Songwriter, Manager, Publisher, Promoter
 
Summary: Bobby Poe gave up his career as an artist to become an artist manager.

BUDDY KNOX
 
Date Born: Friday 14 April 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Buddy Knox enjoyed a long career in music.

ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 April 1933
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In June 2005, a statue of Montgomery as Samantha Stephens was erected in Salem, Massachusetts.

ROY CLARK
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 April 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1969, Clark and Buck Owens were the hosts of Hee Haw. The show was dropped by CBS Television in 1971 but continued to run in syndication for twenty more years. During its tenure, Clark was a member of the Million Dollar Band.

JAYNE MANSFIELD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 April 1933
 
Description: Actress, Violinist, USA
 
Summary: Mansfield, of German and English ancestry, was the only child of Herbert William and Vera Palmer. When she was three years old, her father, a lawyer who was in practice with future New Jersey governor Robert B. Meyner, died of a heart attack while driving in a car with his wife and daughter.

IAN CARR
 
Date Born: Friday 21 April 1933
 
Description: Trumpet, Composer of music, Scottish
 
Summary: Carr worked as a session musician in non-jazz contexts, with Nico, No-Man, Faultline, and others. He also doubled up on flugelhorn.

JERRY LEIBER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 April 1933
 
Description: Composer, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Leiber and Stoller went into the record business and, focusing on the "girl group" sound, released some of the greatest classics of the Brill Building period.

CAROL BURNETT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 April 1933
 
Description: Actress, Comedian, Singer, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Texas to Jody Burnett and his wife Louise Burnett. Both of her parents suffered from alcoholism, and at a young age she was left with her grandmother,

WILLIE NELSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 April 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Producer, Session Musician, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born and raised in TX, the son of Myrle and Ira D. Nelson, who was a mechanic and pool hall owner.His grandparents William Alfred Nelson and Nancy Elizabeth Smothers gave him mail-order music lessons starting at age six.

JAMES BROWN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 May 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, guitar, harmonica, bass, keyboards, drums, USA
 
Summary: James Brown was born to Susie and Joseph Gardner Brown in the small town of Barnwell, South Carolina in the Jim Crow South during the Depression era.

JOHN LEON GARDNER
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 May 1933
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The group formed 1975 in America with Gardner joining in 1967. Sessions musician, Saxophonist and Drummer mainly recorded for the group

JOAN COLLINS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 May 1933
 
Description: Actress UK
 
Summary: Collins was popular as a magazine pin-up in the UK throughout the 1950s and into the 1960s, with cover appearances on titles such as Span and 66.

WEE WILLIE HARRIS
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 May 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: He began performing at The 2i's Coffee Bar in Soho, London, where he was the resident piano player.

JOAN RIVERS
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 June 1933
 
Description: Comedian, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Joan Rivers was born Joan Sandra Molinsky to Jewish American parents Beatrice and Meyer C. Molinsky.

BERNIE KOPELL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 June 1933
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Kopell was born in Brooklyn, New York City, the son of Pauline (née Taran) and Al Bernard Kopell.

JOE MEDWICK
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 June 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA

GARY CROSBY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 June 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

EDDIE BOND
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1933
 
Description: Singer and guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Bond's contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

BAKER KNIGHT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 July 1933
 
Description: Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Knight wrote the song "Lonesome Town", which became a hit for Rick Nelson in 1958, as did the B-side, Knight's "I Got a Feeling".

ALAN HAWKING
 
Date Born: Friday 7 July 1933
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: A member of one of Australia’s leading country bands such as "The Hawking Bros"

NICK REYNOLDS
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 July 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Growing up, his father, a Navy captain, was an avid guitar player who brought back songs from his travels around the world. He taught Nick the guitar and ukulele, and the family spent many nights singing and harmonizing for pure enjoyment.

DOM DeLUISE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 August 1933
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: DeLuise was born to Italian American parents Vincenza "Jennie" and John DeLuise, who was a civil servant.

RONNIE DAWSON
 
Date Born: Friday 11 August 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter. USA
 
Summary: An only child, born in Dallas and raised in Waxahachie, TX to a swing bandleader father (Pinky Dawson), Ronnie Dawson launched his musical career while still in his teens. Forming a band, Ronnie Dee and the D Men, he won a talent contest at the Big D Jamboree in Dallas ten weeks in a row.

BRYCE COURTENAY
 
Date Born: Monday 14 August 1933
 
Description: Author, South African, Australian
 
Summary: His award-winning campaigns included Louie the Fly, the original Milkybar Kid commercial and the Australian Labor Party's 1972 election campaign, It's Time.

FLOYD ASHTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 August 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The group are mainly known for their hit "What Kind of Boy Do You Think I Am".

MARK DINNING
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 August 1933
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American teen idol, and pop music singer. He is best remembered for recording the 1960 hit record "Teen Angel".

ROMAN POLANSKI
 
Date Born: Friday 18 August 1933
 
Description: Director, USA
 
Summary: Roman Polanski is considered one of the world’s great film directors Noted director of many films such as "Rosemary’s Baby".

RUNE GUSTAFSSON
 
Date Born: Friday 25 August 1933
 
Description: Guitarist, Sweden
 
Summary: Rune at the Top was published in 1969 and included the Norwegian drummer Jon Christensen.

WAYNE SHORTER
 
Date Born: Friday 25 August 1933
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: The winner of many Grammy Awards which include: Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group for Beyond The Sound Barrier (2005)

CONWAY TWITTY
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Jenkins (Conway Twitty) was named by his great uncle after his favorite silent movie actor, Harold Lloyd. Also another artist signed to the Sun Label.

MARSHALL LYTLE
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1933
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: American rock and roll musician, best known for his work with the groups Bill Haley & His Comets and The Jodimars in the 1950s.

JOE TEX
 
Date Born: Friday 8 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: It has been said that a feud between Tex and James Brown began after James Brown allegedly began fooling around with a woman Tex was dating.James Brown later fired a gun at a nightclub belonging to Tex.

JIMMIE RODGERS
 
Date Born: Monday 18 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist,USA
 
Summary: Jimmie Rodgers whose successful pop career was cut short by Spasmodic Dysphonia, a vocal disorder that affects the nerves and muscles that control the larynx.

JIMMIE RODGERS - (Pop Singer)
 
Date Born: Monday 18 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He played guitar and piano forming a band while serving time in the U.S. Air Force.

MEL TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 September 1933
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Taylor mentioned in many interviews that Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, and Louie Bellson were some of his biggest influences.

NELSON SYMONDS
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 September 1933
 
Description: Guitarist, Canada
 
Summary: It was during the 1960's and 1970's when Nelson became one of the premiere names in Montreal Jazz that many players from New York would come to see or play with.

WILL SAMPSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 September 1933
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Sampson, a Native American Muscogee (Creek), was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson's most notable roles were as "Chief Bromden" in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

CISSY HOUSTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1996 she received the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album for Face to Face an album that contained a gospelised version of "How Sweet It Is, to Be Loved by You" and she won the award again in 1998 for her album "He Leadeth Me".

RONNIE ROSS
 
Date Born: Monday 2 October 1933
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: Ross was a saxophone tutor for a young David Bowie, and years later was the soloist on the Lou Reed song "Walk on the Wild Side".

BILLY LEE RYLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 October 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born the son of a sharecropper, Riley learned to play guitar from black farm workers. After 4 years in the Army.

DIANE CILENTO
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 October 1933
 
Description: Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Cilento was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tom Jones in 1963.

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.

THE SINGING NUN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 October 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Belgium
 
Summary: She gave concerts and appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show on 5 January 1964. As of July 2009, "Dominique" is the only Belgian number one hit single in the United States.

BOBBY FULLER
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 October 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His last major success was a rocker in the style of Eddie Cochran SATURDAY NIGHT - 1966

SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHS
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 November 1933
 
Description: Band, USA
 
Summary: Sam the Sham would later be known for his campy onstage attire of robe and turban and hauling his equipment around in a 1952 Packard hearse complete with maroon velvet curtains.

JOHN BARRY
 
Date Born: Friday 3 November 1933
 
Description: Composer, conductor
 
Summary: Barry was educated at St Peter's School, York, and also received composition lessons from Francis Jackson, Organist of York Minster.

JOSEPH POPE
 
Date Born: Monday 6 November 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Their major hit came with "What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am"

DEAN JAGGER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 November 1933
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Dean Jagger has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to motion pictures, at 1725 Vine Street.

DON LANE
 
Date Born: Monday 13 November 1933
 
Description: TV Host, Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Don Lane is one of Autralia's better entertainers during the seventies. He introduced his television show with grace and spontaneity and always giving the best he could. The show is missed by many and can surely run rings around what is on Australain televison today.

LARRY KING
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 November 1933
 
Description: Host - television
 
Summary: He has won an Emmy Award, two Peabody Awards, and ten Cable ACE Awards.

FLOYD CRAMER
 
Date Born: Monday 27 November 1933
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Mainly a sessions pianist prominently backing Elvis Presley, the Everly Brothers and many more during the fifties and the sixties.

HOPE LANGE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 November 1933
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Lange was born into a theatrical family in Redding Ridge, Connecticut. Her father, John George Lange, was a musician and the music arranger for Florenz Ziegfeld and conductor for Henry Cohen.

JOHN MAYALL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 November 1933
 
Description: GuitaristVocalist, Harmonicist, UK
 
Summary: Mayall's father was Murray Mayall, a guitarist and jazz music enthusiast.

FLIP WILSON
 
Date Born: Friday 8 December 1933
 
Description: Comedian, USA
 
Summary: In January 1972, Time magazine featured Wilson's image on their cover and named him "TV's first black superstar".

JESSIE BELVIN
 
Date Born: Friday 15 December 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: His composition "Earth Angel", eventually co-credited to Belvin and Hollywood Flames singers Curtis Williams and Gaynel Hodge after a legal dispute.

FREDDIE HART
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 December 1933
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Worked with Lifty Frizzell in the fifties and would later win CMA song of the year in both 1971 and 1972. A karate expert and teacher in the fifties.

UGLY DAVE GRAY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 December 1933
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: In 2011 Gray announced that he wished to be cryogenically frozen after death.

ANDY STEWART
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 December 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Scottish
 
Summary: He was born in Glasgow in 1933, the son of a teacher. He moved to Arbroath as a child, and then trained as an actor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.

 
 
 
 

 
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