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On this day in 1955, singing duo Buddy and Bob – “Buddy” be­ing Buddy Holly – were the open­ing act for Bill Ha­ley and the Comets at a con­cert in Texas. What do you know about the hum­ble ori­gins of other pop stars? 1. Which Amer­i­can duo started out in 1957 as

Tom and Jerry? 2. The Quar­ry­men, formed as a skif­fle group in

1956, later changed their name to what? 3. Davie Jones, who recorded with a band called the King Bees in 1964, be­came bet­ter known by what name? 4. Which teenage singer formed a fe­male group called the Gospelaires with the mother of Whit­ney Hous­ton? 5. Ryan Gosling, Brit­ney Spears and Justin Tim­ber­lake got their first break on which TV show?

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