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Birthdays in Music in October 1950

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Jeane Manson, American singer and actress
  • Oct 2 Michael Rutherford, English pop bassist and rocker (Genesis, Mike & the Mechanics), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • Oct 3 Ronnie Laws, US saxophonist/guitarist (Earth, Wind & Fire)
  • Oct 5 "Fast" Eddie Clarke, British guitarist (Fastway, Motörhead), born in Twickenham, London (d. 2018)
  • Oct 6 Thomas McClary, American soul guitarist and singer (The Commodores), born in Eustis, Florida
  • Oct 8 Robert "Kool" Bell, American rocker (Kool & the Gang-Joanna), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Oct 11 Andrew Woolfolk, American pop musician (Earth, Wind & Fire-Shining Star), born in Texas
  • Oct 15 Chris De Burgh, British-Irish rock vocalist (The Lady in Red), born in Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
  • Oct 17 Sandra Reemer, Dutch singer (As Love Goes)
  • Oct 20 Tom Petty, American classic rock singer (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida (d. 2017)
  • Oct 23 Harry Sacksioni, Dutch guitarist (Around the Corner)
  • Oct 24 Steven Greenberg, American composer and musician (Lipps Inc.), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

About October 1950

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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