On This Day

Musicians Born in May 1935

  • May 5 Edward "Kidd" Jordan, American jazz saxophonist and music educator, born in Crowley, New Orleans
  • May 9 Nole "Nokie" Edwards, American surf-rock guitarist (The Ventures) and actor (Deadwood), born in Lahoma, Oklahoma (d. 2018)
  • May 10 Henry Fambrough, American singer (Spinners)
  • May 10 Larry Williams, American musician (Dizzy, Miss Lizzie), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1980)
  • May 11 Christopher "Kit" Lamber, British record producer and manager of The Who, born in Knightsbridge, London (d. 1981)
  • May 13 Nigel Butterley, composer
  • May 13 Yizhak Sadai, composer
  • May 13 Dominic Cossa, American baritone
  • May 15 Gordon Mills, British songwriter (Tom Jones - "Its not Unusual"), born in Madras, India (d. 1986)
  • May 21 Terry Lightfoot, British clarinetist and bandleader (New Orleans Jazzmen), born in Potters Bar, England (d. 2013)
  • May 27 Elias Gistelinck, Flemish composer
  • May 27 Ramsey Lewis, Chic, pop jazz artist (Hang on Sloopy)
  • May 27 Malcolm "Mal" Evans, British Beatles roadie and assistant, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1976)

About May 1935

How Old? 84 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)