Birthdays

1949 – Lyn Paul, singer, The New Seekers

1952 – James Ingram, R&B singer

1958 – Ice-T (Tracy Lauren Marrow), rapper

1961 – Andy Taylor, guitarist, Duran Duran

1962 – Tony Kiley, drummer, Blow Monkeys

1965 – Dave Lombardo, drummer, Slayer

1990 – The Weeknd (Abel Makkonen Tesfaye), singer/songwriter

Died on this day

2004 – Doris Troy, R&B singer, "Mama Soul" (born 1937)

2013 – Stanley Knight, guitarist, Black Oak Arkansas (born 1949)

2015 – Leslie Gore, singer (born 1946)

And on this day in...

1957 – The Six-Five Special first aired on British TV

Celebrating 16 February

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