On This Day

Birthdays in Music in October 1939

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 5 Marie LaforĂȘt, French singer and actress, born in Soulac-sur-Mer, Gironde France
  • Oct 8 Armando Gentilucci, Italian composer, born in Lecce, Italy (d. 1989)
  • Oct 9 O. V. [Overton Vertis] Wright, American singer, born in Lenow, Tennessee, (d. 1980)
  • Oct 11 Woytec Lowski [Woiciech Wiesidlowski], Polish dancer and ballet master, born in Brzesc, Poland (d. 1995)
  • Oct 20 Jay Siegel, rock bassist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 20 Raymond Jones, British keyboardist and songwriter, born in Oldham
  • Oct 22 Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • Oct 23 Charlie Foxx, US songwriter/soul singer (Mockingbird)
  • Oct 23 Ellie Greenwich, rocker
  • Oct 24 Uri Sharvit, Israeli composer, born in Jerusalem
  • Oct 30 Eddie Holland, American singer and songwriter (Jamie, Leaving Here), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 30 Grace Slick, American rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • Oct 30 Norman West, American singer (Soul Children, Hearsay, Give 'em Love)
  • Oct 31 Ali Farka TourĂ©, Malian musician, born in Timbuktu Region, Mali

About October 1939

How Old? 80 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)