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August 17, 1990 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Music

  • Colin Bates, American-British actor, dancer, and singer (Billy Elliot - The Musical), born in Pasedena, California

Deaths in Music

  • Pearl Bailey, American Tony and Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actress, singer and dancer (Hello, Dolly!), dies of heart attack at 72
1990 in Music