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Number of Records Matching Query: 16
Andrew B Sterling
Date Born: Wednesday 26 August 1874
Description: Composer of lyrics, USA
Summary: After he graduated from high school, he began writing songs and vaudevilles.

Betty Mcquade
Date Born: Tuesday 26 August 1941
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia
Summary: Betty McQuade's Midnight Bus, recorded in 1961, has been released more than six times. This record is an Australian rock-n-roll classic and is sought after by collectors. Written by 1961 John D. Loudermilk.

Date Born: Tuesday 26 August 1986
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Actress, Dancer, USA
Summary: Cassie was born in New London, Connecticut, to a Filipino father and an African American/Mexican/West Indian mother.

Don Bowman
Date Born: Thursday 26 August 1937
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, USA
Summary: Comedian Bowman was also a DJ choosing this to be his profession. Bowman was the original host of the radio show American Country Countdown.

Don Lafontaine
Date Born: Monday 26 August 1940
Description: Occupation Voice actor
Summary: His nicknames included "Thunder Throat" and "The Voice of God". LaFontaine's voice was used in Family Guy episodes "North by North Quahog", and "Brian Sings and Swings", and The Untold Story version of "Stewie B. Goode", and has been featured in musical tracks.

Georgia Gibbs
Date Born: Thursday 26 August 1926
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: Gibbs was born the youngest of four children of Russian Jewish descent. She spent her first seven years in an orphanage in Worcester, separated from her other siblings.

Keith Allison
Date Born: Wednesday 26 August 1942
Description: Bassist, USA
Summary: One time member of "Paul Revere and The Raiders" bass guitar/songwriter)

Lester Lanin
Date Born: Saturday 26 August 1911
Description: Band leader, USA
Summary: Lanin's brothers, Sam and Howard, were also both bandleaders, they came from a family of ten of which Lester was the youngest born to a family of Russian - Jewish immigrants.

Lynn Anderson
Date Born: Tuesday 26 August 1947
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: Anderson was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She is the daughter of country music songwriters Casey and Liz Anderson.

Macaulay Culkin
Date Born: Tuesday 26 August 1980
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: At the height of his fame he was regarded as the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple.

Ned Fairchild
Date Born: Monday 26 August 1929
Description: Composer of music, USA
Summary: She was an AMI staff songwriter who variously wrote and performed as Ned Fairchild and Sunny Bingo.

Peter Appleyard
Date Born: Sunday 26 August 1928
Description: Jazz vibraphonist, percussionist, and composer.
Summary: Following the death of Benny Goodman, Appleyard formed the Benny Goodman Tribute Band in 1985 which is composed of a number of Goodman alumni and some great Toronto musicians.

Ruby Keeler
Date Born: Friday 26 August 1910
Description: Actress,Singer, Dancer, USA
Summary: From 1928 to 1940, she was married to legendary singer "Al Jolson". Keeler was born in Canada, in 1909, to a Irish Catholic family. Her father was a truck driver, and when she was three years old, her family packed up and moved to New York City where he knew he could get better pay.

Scott Henderson
Date Born: Thursday 26 August 1954
Description: Guitarist, USA
Summary: Scott formed Tribal Tech with bass player Gary Willis in 1984. Under the direction of Henderson and Willis, Tribal Tech became one of the most highly-regarded fusion bands of the 1990's.

Van Johnson
Date Born: Saturday 26 August 1916
Description: Actor, Dancer, USA
Summary: Johnson was born the son of Loretta, a homemaker, and Charles E. Johnson, a plumber and later real-estate salesman.

Vic Dana
Date Born: Wednesday 26 August 1942
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: As a young boy, Dana trained as a dancer, and at the age of 11 was spotted, performing in Buffalo, by Sammy Davis Jnr.

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