On This Day

Musicians Born in June 1956

  • Jun 1 Lisa Hartman Black, American singer and actress (Tabitha, Knots Landing), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 3 Danny Wilde, rocker (Rembrandts)
  • Jun 5 Kenny G, saxophonist (Duotones)
  • Jun 5 Richard Butler, English singer (Psychedelic Furs)
  • Jun 11 Jamaaladeen Tacuma [Rudy McDaniel], American jazz bassist (Ornette Coleman), born in Hempstead, New York
  • Jun 14 King Diamond [Kim Petersen], Danish heavy metal musician (Merciful Fate, King Diamond), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Jun 19 Doug Stone, American singer
  • Jun 22 Derek Forbes, rocker (Simple Minds-Water Front)
  • Jun 22 Green [Gartside], rock vocalist (Scritti Politti-Flesh & Blood)
  • Jun 23 Randy Jackson, American bassist, singer, and record producer, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Person of interestChris Isaak

Jun 26 Chris Isaak, American rock singer-songwriter (Wicked Game), born in Stockton, California

Singer Chris Isaak
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Chris Isaak
  • Jun 30 [Philip] Adrian Wright, British composer and keyboard player (Human League-Only Human), born in Wakefield, England
  • Jun 30 Ronald Winans, American gospel singer (Winans), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2005)

About June 1956

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

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)