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1935 - Elvis Presley was born, along with a twin brother, in Tupelo, Mississippi. His brother Jessie was stillborn. Elvis is currently ranked as the top pop recording artist off all time, with 17 No. 1 songs.
1974 - KISS signed their first recording contract.
1991 - Def Leppard’s Steve Clark was found dead at the age of 30 in his London home by his girlfriend. The coroner ruled that a lethal combination of drugs and alcohol brought on the musician’s demise.
1941 Robby Krieger of The Doors
1947 David Bowie
1947 Terry Sylvester of The Hollies
1964 Peter 'Ped' Gill of Frankie Goes To Hollywood
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