This Day in Music
June 30th: Born on this day
1939, Born on this day, Tony Hatch, UK composer, producer, (1962 UK No.50 single 'Out Of This World').
1943, Born on this day, Florence Ballard, vocals, The Supremes, (1964 US & UK No.1 single 'Baby Love' plus 11 other US No.1 singles). She died February 21st 1976.
1944, Born on this day, Glenn Shorrock, Little River Band, Australian group, (1978 US No.3 single 'Reminiscing' plus 12 other US Top 40 singles).
1946, Born on this day, Billy Brown, The Moments, (1970 US No. 3 single 'One Way Street', 1975 UK No.3 single 'Girls').
1951, Born on this day, Stanley Clarke, jazz bass player, worked with Chick Corea, Santana, Keith Richards, Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney.
1956, Born on this day, Adrian Wright, The Human League, (1981 UK No.1 & 1982 US No.1 single 'Don't You Want Me' plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles).
1957, Born on this day, Doug Sampson, drummer, Iron Maiden.
1962, Born on this day, Julianne Regan, vocals, All About Eve, (1988 UK No.10 single 'Martha's Harbour').
1967, Born on this day, Peter James Camell, guitar, The La's, (1990 UK No.13 single 'There She Goes').
1968, Born on this day, Philip Anselmo, Pantera, (1994 UK No.19 single 'I'm Broken').
1979, Born on this day, Andrew Burrows, drummer, Razorlight, (2005, UK No.2 single ‘Somewhere Else’, 2006 UK No.1 album ‘Razorlight’).
1983, Born on this day, Anton Gordon, One True Voice, (2002 UK No.2 single 'Sacred Trust/After You're Gone').
1983, Born on this day, Cheryl Cole, vocals, Girls Aloud, 2002 UK No.1 single 'Sound Of The Underground' and over 20 UK Top 20 singles. Became a judge on the UK version of The X Factor in 2008. Scored the 2009 UK No.1 solo single 'Fight For This Love.'
1984, Born on this day, Fantasia Barrino, singer, American Idol winner, (2004 US No.1 single ‘I Believe’). The first time in US history a debut single has topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
1985, Born on this day, T-Pain, (Faheem Najm), American hip-hop and R&B singer, (2007 US No.1 ‘Buy U a Drank, Shawty Snappin').

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