Guitarist Vernon Reid (Living Colour) is 54 today

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Aug. 22: Guitarist Vernon Reid (Living Colour) is 54. Actress Regina Taylor is 52. Keyboardist James DeBarge of DeBarge is 49. Rapper GZA (Wu-Tang Clan) is 46. Rapper Beenie Man is 39.


Aug. 22, 1791: Mathematician Benjamin Banneker, who served on the commission which surveyed the District of Columbia, issued his first annual almanac. (Source: