💰🎵Gene Chandler -- is 82 in the year 2019 and 83 in the year 2020; b.7/6/1937 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Executive, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; RN:Eugene Dixon
Misc: AP says b. 1940; in the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame
Song Titles: Duke of Earl
🎵Inspectah Deck -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.7/6/1970
Music Producer, Rapper
Names/Places: RN:Jason Hunter
Group Names: Wu-Tang Clan
🎵Fifty Cent -- is 44 in the year 2019 and 45 in the year 2020; b.7/6/1975
Rap Music Performer
Misc: actually spelled "50 Cent" but my computer only uses alphabetic letters for names. People aren't named after a number, except James Bond.
🎭🎵🎸Bill Haley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/6/1925 N.S. d.2/9/1981 N.S. (55)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Composer, Guitarist, Bandleader, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Highland Park, MI; RN:William John Clifton Haley Jr.
Misc: the first rock and roll singer
Group Names: Bill Haley and the Comets (lead)
Song Titles: (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock, "Shake, Rattle and Roll", See You Later Alligator
⚖🎭🎵Della Reese -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/6/1931 N.S. d.11/19/2017 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, Minister, Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Gospel Singer, Adult-Pop Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Detroit; RN:Delloreese Patricia Early Taliaferro
Misc: some say b. 1932, but AP corrected to 1931
Group Names: Mahalia Jackson's Troupe, soloist
TV Shows: Chico & the Man (as Della Rogers), The A-Team (as Mr. T's ma), It Takes Two, Charlie & Company, The Royal Family (as Victoria Royal), Touched By An Angel (as Tess)
🎵Van McCoy -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1944 d.7/6/1979 (35)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: sessionist; some say b. 1940
Song Titles: The Hustle
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