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Amanda Redman
Date Born: Monday 12 August 1957
Description: Actress, UK
Summary: Beginning in 2003, Redman took the role of Sandra Pullman in the BBC's New Tricks.

Buck Owens
Date Born: Monday 12 August 1929
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
Summary: Born on a farm in Texas to Maicie Azel Ellington and Alvis Edgar Owens, Sr. A shopping mall,located at 4800 Texoma Parkway, now sits where his farm used to be in Sherman.

Cecile B Demille
Date Born: Friday 12 August 1881
Description: Film Director
Summary: DeMille was born to Henry Churchill deMille 18531893, a dramatist and lay reader in the Episcopal Church from Washington, North Carolina, and Matilda Beatrice Samuel 18531923.

George Hamilton
Date Born: Saturday 12 August 1939
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and lived in Blytheville, Arkansas. He won many awards as a student at Palm Beach High School, West Palm Beach, Florida.

Ian Rilen
Date Born: Tuesday 12 August 1947
Description: Bassist, Australia
Summary: Rilen worked with Ian Moss during recording of Petrolhead (1996), playing bass and co-writing songs for the album and later, also toured for a short time with Ian Moss.

Jane Wyatt
Date Born: Saturday 12 August 1911
Description: Actress, USA
Summary: Jane Wyatt was born to Christopher Billopp Wyatt, Jr, a Wall Street investment banker, and mother the former Euphemia was a drama critic.

Joe Besser
Date Born: Monday 12 August 1907
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: He is best known for his brief stint as a member of The Three Stooges in movie short subjects of 195759.

Joe Jones
Date Born: Thursday 12 August 1926
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: Joe Jones claimed to compose many songs including the song "Iko Iko". A federal jury and then Court of Appeals ruled that Jones did not write "Iko Iko"

John Cazale
Date Born: Monday 12 August 1935
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: During his six-year film career, he appeared in five films, each of which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture: The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather Part II, Dog Day Afternoon and The Deer Hunter.

John Derek
Date Born: Thursday 12 August 1926
Description: Actor, Director, Cinematographer, Screenwriter, Producer
Summary: Derek had a minor role as a film director. He directed his fourth wife, Bo Derek, in four movies.

Katherine Lee Bates
Date Born: Friday 12 August 1859
Description: Composer of music, USA
Summary: She popularized "Mrs. Santa Claus" through her poem Goody Santa Claus on a Sleigh Ride (1889).

Larry Troutman
Date Born: Saturday 12 August 1944
Description: Drummer, USA
Summary: Founding member of the funk/R&B band Zapp alongside his younger brother, Roger Troutman.

Lesley Duncan
Date Born: Thursday 12 August 1943
Description: Vocalist, UK
Summary: After Elton John recorded "Love Song" this landed Lesley Duncan a recording contract with CBS / Columbia Records.

Lou Martin
Date Born: Friday 12 August 1949
Description: Pianist, Ireland
Summary: Martin started learning the piano at the age of six, and joined his first professional band, Killing Floor, in April or May 1968.

Marjorie Reynolds
Date Born: Sunday 12 August 1917
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
Summary: American motion picture and television actress of the 1920s through the 1970s. YOUTUBE: Academy Award for Best Original Song. In the film, Bing Crosby sings "White Christmas" as a duet with actress Marjorie Reynolds, though her voice was dubbed by Martha Mears. This now-familiar scene was not the moviemakers' initial plan; in the script as originally conceived, Reynolds, not Crosby, was to sing the song.

Mark Knopfler
Date Born: Friday 12 August 1949
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK
Summary: Mark Knopfler was born to an English mother and a Hungarian Jewish father, who was an architect whose communist sympathies forced him to flee his native Hungary.

Merv Benton
Date Born: Wednesday 12 August 1942
Description: Vocalist, Australia
Summary: In the Melbourne dance circuit, Merv Benton gained national attention and quickly became one of the most popular male singers in the country appearing on all national television programes.

Pat Metheny
Date Born: Thursday 12 August 1954
Description: Guitarist, Comoser, USA
Summary: Metheny has also named Ornette Coleman as a musical influence. He has recorded Coleman compositions on a number of his records.

Percy Mayfield
Date Born: Thursday 12 August 1920
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Summary: Mayfield was one of the most creative and distinctive poets of rhythm and blues.

Rod Bernard
Date Born: Monday 12 August 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: His parents were French speaking Cajuns from working class backgrounds.

Roy C. Bennett
Date Born: Monday 12 August 1918
Description: Composer of music, USA
Summary: Partnered with Sid Tepper, between 1945 and 1970 Bennett had close to three hundred musical compositions published.

Roy Hay
Date Born: Saturday 12 August 1961
Description: Guitarist, Keyboardist, UK
Summary: Some of Hay's musical influences were Stevie Wonder , The Isley Brothers and Led Zeppelin. Before his involvement with Culture Club.

Sid Bernstein
Date Born: Monday 12 August 1918
Description: Rock promoter, music producer
Summary: Bernstein helped start the British Invasion by bringing The Beatles over to the United States from Britain.

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