Dance in History (Part 3)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 325

  • 1945-02-14 Gregory Hines, American actor/dancer (White Nights, Taps), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-04-21 Diana Darvey, British actress, singer and dancer (d. 2000)
  • 1945-07-23 Harold W Hennep, Arubians Dutch dancer and actor (Plus Echo)
  • 1945-10-27 Peter Martins, Copenhagen, dancer-choreographer
  • 1946-03-15 David Wall, English ballet dancers/director (Royal Academy of Dancing)
  • 1946-05-31 Debbie Moore, founder/CEO (Pineapple Dance Studios)
  • 1946-07-23 Andy MacKay, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away), born in London, England
  • 1946-07-27 Ricardo Anasagasti, [Ricardo M Meul], Curacao, dancer/actor
  • 1946-10-08 Aleksandr Gorshlov, ice dancer (holds 6 titles)
  • 1946-10-10 Ben Vereen, actor/dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1946-10-10 Charles Dance, Redditch, Worcestershire, English actor/director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown)
  • 1947-01-17 Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer
  • 1947-03-13 Lesley Collier, British ballet dancer
  • 1947-08-15 Geraldo Velez, Puerto Rican musician and jazz congas player (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance), born in Puerto Rico
  • 1947-10-30 Chris Komar, American dancer, born in Milwaukee (d. 1996)
  • 1948-01-27 Mikhail Baryshnikov, Riga Latvia, ballet dancer (That's Dancing)
  • 1948-10-09 Dave Samuels, vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1949-01-12 Wayne Wang, director (Chan is Missing, Slamdance)
  • 1949-11-10 Ann Reinking, dancer/actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1949-11-25 [Boris] Alexander Godunov, Sakhalin USSR, dancer/actor (Die Hard)
  • 1949-11-28 Alexander Godunov, Russian composer/dancer (Bolshoi) defected 1979
  • 1950-01-16 Debbie Allen, dancer/actress (3 Girls 3, Lydia-Fame), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1950-03-07 Iris Chacon, Puerto Rican singer and dancer
  • 1951-01-12 Larry Hoppens, rocker (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me)
  • 1951-02-28 Bill Cratty, American modern dancer and choreographer (d. 1998)
  • 1951-05-14 Jay Beckenstein, saxophonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1951-07-01 Terrence Mann, American actor and dancer
  • 1951-11-13 Janet Collins, ballerina, 1st African American dancer with Opera Co (Aida)
  • 1952-05-02 Mari Natsuki, Japanese singer, dancer and actress
  • 1952-08-18 Patrick Swayze, actor/dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1952-12-08 Richie Morales, drummer (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1953-07-09 Margie Gillis, Canadian dancer and choreographer
  • 1954-01-09 Lance Hoppens, rocker (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me)
  • 1954-03-14 Adrian Zmed, actor (TJ Hooker, Dance Fever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-04-18 Kim Stone, bassist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1954-06-13 Rita Cadillac, Brazilian dancer
  • 1954-08-29 Chet Catallo, guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1954-08-29 Julio Fernandez, jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1954-11-09 Sue Upton, English actress and dancer
  • 1954-11-14 Yanni, new age musician (Live at the Acropolis, Sand Dance)
  • 1954-12-14 Ib Anderson, Copenhagen, ballet dancer
  • 1955-03-09 Fernando Bujones, ballet dancer, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1955-08-22 Chiranjeevi [Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad], Telugu film actor, dancer and producer, born in Mogalthur, India
  • 1955-11-25 Bruno Tonioli, Italian born British dancer
  • 1956-11-29 Hinton Battle, American dancer
  • 1957-01-08 Nacho Duato, Spanish classical dancer and choreographer
  • 1957-08-24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-10-07 Jayne Torvill, English ice dancer (Torvill & Dean, Olympic gold 84), born in Nottingham
  • 1958-01-31 Tom Schuman, pianist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1958-04-24 Valery Lantratov, Russian ballet dancer

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1958-07-16 Michael Flatley, Irish choreographer (Lord of Dance), born in Chicago, Illinois

Irish Dancer Michael Flatley
Irish Dancer
Michael Flatley
  • 1958-11-07 Jack Wyngaard, South African dancer (d. 1996)
  • 1959-01-30 Jody Watley, Chic, dancer (Solid Gold)/singer (Looking For a New Love)
  • 1959-03-14 Patrick Dupond, dancer (La Bayadere), born in Paris, France
  • 1961-07-03 Pedro Romeiras, Portuguese dancer
  • 1961-12-10 Nia Peeples, [Vernia], dancer/host (Fame, Party Machine), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1962-02-09 Anik Bissonnette, Quebec ballet dancer (Les Grands Ballets Canadiens)
  • 1962-07-30 Monique Gabrielle, actress (Flashdance, Night Shift), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1963-03-31 Paul Mercurio, Australian actor/dancer
  • 1963-05-24 Gene Anthony Ray, dancer/actor (Leroy-Fame), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1963-12-19 Jennifer Beals, actress (Flashdance, Bride), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1964-04-18 Mark Berry, aka Bez, Dancer in Happy Mondays
  • 1965-09-29 Fora van Leijenhorst, Curacaos/Neth dancer (Josephine)
  • 1966-02-13 Freedom Williams, rock vocalist (C&C Music Factory-Everbody Dance Now)
  • 1967-01-10 Micky Michelle, [Ingrid Hankers], Dutch dancer (Josephine, Sound of Motown)
  • 1967-03-06 Julio Bocca, Argentinean Ballet Dancer
  • 1968-01-05 Carrie Ann Inaba, American dancer and choreographer
  • 1968-02-12 Grégory Charles, French Canadian singer, dancer, pianist, radio and television host
  • 1969-02-22 Joaquín Cortés, Spanish dancer
  • 1969-06-11 Nancy Blogg, Swiss dancer (Josephine)
  • 1970-07-07 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer
  • 1970-12-31 Michel Brunet, Gatineau Quebec, ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd)
  • 1971-04-07 Victor Kraatz, Berlin Ger, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th)

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1971-12-25 Dido, Kensington, pop singer and rap/dance music vocalist (Eminem's 'Stan', 'No Angel'), born in London, England

Singer Dido
Singer
Dido
  • 1973-07-17 Tony Dovolani, Albanian ballroom dancer
  • 1975-07-05 Kip Gamblin, Australian dancer and actor
  • 1975-12-21 Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballet dancer
  • 1977-03-10 Bree Turner, American dancer and actress
  • 1977-06-05 Chantal Lefebvre, Ville LaSalle Que, ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd)
  • 1977-11-30 Olivier Schoenfelder, French ice dancer
  • 1978-01-02 Karina Smirnoff, Ukrainian-American ballroom dancer and TV personality (Dancing with the Stars), born in Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • 1978-03-21 Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist
  • 1978-06-17 Isabelle Delobel, French European ice dancer
  • 1980-01-17 Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian ballroom dancer
  • 1980-03-22 Pamela O'Connor, Scottish ice dancer
  • 1980-11-26 Delilah Cotto, Puerto Rican actress, dancer and model
  • 1981-05-06 Edyta Sliwinska, Polish professional dancer
  • 1981-05-20 Calico Cooper, American actress and dancer
  • 1981-05-23 Gwenno Saunders, Former Welsh dancer, now singer with The Pipettes
  • 1981-08-21 Collie Buddz [Colin Patrick Harper], American Reggae & Dancehall artist (Come Around), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1981-09-22 Subaru Shibutani, Japanese singer, dancer, actor (Kanjani8)
  • 1982-02-04 Kimberly Wyatt, American singer and dancer (Pussycat Dolls)
  • 1982-05-05 Edyta Sliwinska, Polish ballroom dancer
  • 1982-05-15 Jessica Sutta, American dancer, singer and actress (The Pussycat Dolls)
  • 1982-07-09 Ashly DelGrosso, American ballroom dancer
  • 1982-07-14 Dmitry Chaplin, So You Think You Can Dance finalist

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1982-09-10 Misty Copeland, American ballerina (1st African American Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre), born in Kansas City Missouri

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland
Ballet Dancer
Misty Copeland

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