The wonderful Louis Armstrong was born today 8-4 in 1901. His inventive trumpet playing, scat singing, duos with so many of the famous singers through his years have left us with a rich arsenal of great 'Satchmo' songs. His charismatic stage presence was like no other - he was a unique gift to American music. He passed away in 1971 and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame.
Laura Branigan Laura was a very famous singer who will always be remembered for her hit singles, Self Control and the immortal Gloria. Laura also contributed to the Ghostbusters and Flashdance soundtracks. She was born in 1957 and died in 2004 at the age of 47.