On This Day

Birthdays in Music in October 1956

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 2 Freddie Jackson, American R&B singer and songwriter (Rock Me Tonight), born in Harlem, New York
  • Oct 8 Larry Crane, American rocker (John Mellencamp band), born in Seymour, Indiana
  • Oct 12 David Vanian, British singer (The Damned), born in Hemel Hempstead, England
  • Oct 16 Marin Alsop, American conductor and 1st woman to head a major American orchestra (Baltimore Symphony Orchestra), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 23 Dwight Yoakam, country singer (Honky Tonk Man), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • Oct 25 Matthias Jabs, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change), born in Hannover, Germany
  • Oct 26 Rita Wilson, American actress and singer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 28 Dave Wyndorf, American singer (Monster Magnet)

About October 1956

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

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