The sex scandal that rattled the Roman Catholic clergy continued to grow as dozens of priests resigned or were suspended. On this date in 2002, the bishop of Palm Beach, Fla., stepped down after admitting he had abused a teenage seminary student in the 19
Today's birthdays include Johnny Dollar, who was born in 1933 (age 70); Mickey Dolenz of the Monkees in 1945 (age 58); Randy Meisner, bassist and vocalist with Poco and with the Eagles, in 1946 (age 57); singer/songwriter Carole Bayer Sager and Three Dog
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Today's birthdays include composer Scott Joplin, "king of ragtime," born in 1858; Jim Yester of the Association, who was born in 1939 (age 63); bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn of the Mar-Keys, Booker T and the M-Gs, and the Blues Brothers, and Pete Best -- the
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Today's musical birthdays include legendary jazz musician Charlie "Bird" Parker, who was born in 1920; the late Dinah Washington in 1924; Dick Halligan of Blood Sweat and Tears in 1943 (age 59); Procol Harum's Chris Copping in 1945 (age 57); Pablo Cruise'
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Today's musical birthdays include Fess Parker, who was born in 1927 (age 75). He played the title character in the "Davy Crockett" TV series and recorded the first of 1955's four hit versions of "The Ballad of Davy Crockett." American Breed's Gary Loizzo
Today's musical birthdays include country's Alvis Edgar "Buck" Owens, who was born in 1929 (age 73); country singer Porter Wagoner in 1930 (age 72); Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler in 1949 (age 53); and Roy Hay of Culture Club in 1961 (age 41).
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