On This Day

Birthdays in Music in July 1959

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 3 Stephen Pearcy, American heavy metal vocalist (RATT-Round & Round), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 4 Bill McCorvey, American singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jul 5 Marc Cohn, American folk rock singer (Walking in Memphis), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 6 John Keeble, English rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • Jul 9 Jim Kerr, Scottish rock vocalist (Simple Minds), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Person of interestRichie Sambora

Jul 11 Richie Sambora, American guitarist (Bon Jovi) and boyfriend of Cher and Heather Locklear, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora
  • Jul 11 Suzanne Vega, rock vocalist (My Name is Luka, Tom's Diner)
  • Jul 15 Shep Pettibone, American record producer
  • Jul 16 Doug Herzog, American television executive (Viacom Music and Entertainment Group), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Jul 20 Radney Foster, Del Rio Tx, singer (Foster & Lloyd-Crazy Over You)
  • Jul 29 John Sykes, English rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-Blue Murder), born in Reading, England
  • Jul 31 Stanley Jordan, American jazz guitarist, born in Chicago, Illinois

About July 1959

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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