On This Day

Birthdays in Music in August 1958

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Rob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 2000)
  • Aug 1 "Michael Penn, American singer, songwriter, and composer (No Myth), born in Greenwich Village, New York City
  • Aug 3 Cindy Nixon, American singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Aug 6 Randy DeBarge, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Aug 6 Simon Francken, Dutch bassist (Ivy Green)
  • Aug 7 Bruce Dickinson, English heavy metal rocker (Iron Maiden-Run to Hills), born in Worksop, United Kingdom
  • Aug 9 Greg Chaisson, heavy metal rocker (Badlands-Dreams in the Dark)
  • Aug 13 Feargal Sharkey, Irish rocker (The Undertones), born in Derry, Northern Ireland

Person of interestMadonna

Aug 16 Madonna [Ciccone], American singer and actress (Like a Virgin), born in Bay City, Michigan

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • Aug 17 Belinda Carlisle, (GoGos lead singer, Heaven on Earth), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 22 Ian Mitchell, American rocker (Bay City Rollers), born in Downpatrick, Ireland
  • Aug 22 Vernon Reid, English-born American musician (Living Colour), born in London
  • Aug 25 Saskia van Orly, Dutch singer (Tambourine)

Person of interestMichael Jackson

Aug 29 Michael Jackson, American recording artist and King of Pop (Thriller, Bad), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2009)

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

About August 1958

How Old? 61 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)