OTD 7 June 1940 - Thomas John Woodward (Tom Jones) is born in the village of Treforest in Glamorgan, Wales. 1958 - Prince Rogers Nelson (Prince) is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He's named after his father's jazz combo, the Prince Rogers Trio. 1967 - Dave Navarro (Jane's Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers, others) is born in Santa Monica, California. 1993 - On his 35th birthday, Prince changes his name to an unpronounceable symbol, making him, literally, an icon. It was a FU to his record company, Warner Bros. After his contract with them expires (in 2000) he changes his name back.