On This Day

Birthdays in Music in July 1956

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 2 Jeffrey Cooper, rock guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Jul 6 John Jorgenson, American singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jul 8 Russell Christian, rocker (Christians-Harvest the World)
  • Jul 13 Mark "The Animal' Mendoza [Glickman], American bassist (Twisted Sister-We're Not Gonna Take It), born in Long Island, New York
  • Jul 14 Bob Birch, American musician (Elton John), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Jul 15 Joe Satriani, American guitarist, born in Westbury, New York
  • Jul 15 Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division-Transmission) (d. 1980)
  • Jul 18 Audrey Landers [Hamburg], American actress and singer (Dallas, Chorus Line), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 20 Paul Cook, English rock drummer (Sex Pistols), born in London
  • Jul 22 Mick Pointer, rock drummer (Marillion)
  • Jul 29 Patti Scialfa, American singer (As Long as I Can Be), wife to Bruce Springsteen, born in Deal, New Jersey
  • Jul 30 Phil Fearon, English rocker (Galaxy, Kandidate-I Don't Want to Lose You), born in London

About July 1956

How Old? 63 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)