John Mellencamps was born on this day in 1951. Like John Fogerty, Mellencamp got seriously screwed over by unscrupulous people in the music industry. Things are better for both these days.
Others born on October 7... Quicksilver Messenger Services Dina Valenti, Kevin Godley of 10cc and Dave Hope of Kansas. John Lennon's US deportation order was overturned on this day in 1975. In '76 Steve Hackett left Genesis and on this day in 1982, Genesis released Three Sides Live.