On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1953

  • Jan 1 Alpha Blondy [Seydou Kone], Ivory coast, reggae singer (Jerusalem)
  • Jan 1 Kevin Hangon, composer
  • Jan 1 Rochelle S Abramson, violinist
  • Jan 1 Greg Carmichael, British guitarist (Acoustic Alchemy)
  • Jan 5 Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers), born in Mojave, California
  • Jan 6 Malcolm Young, Scottish guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2017)
  • Jan 7 Earl Lindo, Jamaican reggae keyboardist (Bob Marley & the Wailers), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2017)
  • Jan 10 Pat Benatar [Andrezejewski], American singer ("Hit Me with Your Best Shot";"Love Is A Battlefield"; "We Belong"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 15 Bob Clearmountain, American Grammy Award winning sound engineer (Bruce Springsteen; Crowded House), and record producer (Brayn Adams; Bon Jovi), born in Connecticut
  • Jan 15 Chris D. [Desjardins], American punk rock singer, and poet (The Flesh Eaters), born in Riverside, California
  • Jan 19 Desi Arnaz Jr., American actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride) & musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 22 Myung-Whun Chung, South Korean pianist and conductor (Chung Trio), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jan 23 Robin Zander, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Cheap Trick - "Dream Police"; "I Want You To Want Me"), born in Beloit, Wisconsin
  • Jan 25 Malcolm Green, English-born drummer (Split Enz, 1976-81 - "I Got You"), born in United Kingdom
  • Jan 26 Bert Heerink, Dutch rock vocalist, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jan 26 Lucinda Williams, American roots singer-songwriter ("Passionate Kisses"; "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road"), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Jan 29 Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer (d. 1995)

About January 1953

How Old? 67 or 68 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)