On This Day

Birthdays in Music in May 1957

Birthdays in Music

  • May 1 Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)
  • May 1 Ko Otani, Japanese composer
  • May 3 [Michael] Cactus Moser, American country singer (Highway 101), born in Montrose, Colorado

Person of interestSid Vicious

May 10 Sid Vicious [John Simon Ritchie], English musician and bassist (Sex Pistols), born in London (d. 1979)

Musician Sid Vicious
Musician
Sid Vicious
  • May 18 Michael Cretu, rocker (Enigma)
  • May 23 Thereza Bazar, British-Canadian singer (Dollar-Love's Gotta Hold on Me), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 23 Jimmy McShane, singer (Baltimora-Tarzan Boy), born in Derry, Northern Ireland (d. 1995)
  • May 26 Kristina Olsen, American musician
  • May 27 Eddie Harsch [Edward Hawrysch], Canadian keyboardist (Bulldog, The Black Crowes), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • May 30 Chris Van Jaarsveld, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)

About May 1957

How Old? 62 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)