Birthdays in Music in October 1959

  • Oct 1 Youssou N'dour, Senegalese singer (Shaking the tree)
  • Oct 3 Jack Wagner, American singer and actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place), born in Washington, Missouri
  • Oct 4 Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (One Under The Eight, Pet Shop Boys), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • Oct 5 Troy Luccketta, rock drummer (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
  • Oct 8 Gavin Friday, [Fionan Hanvey], Irish singer (Virgin Prunes)
  • Oct 10 Kirsty MacColl, English singer (d. 2000)
  • Oct 13 Marie Osmond, singer/actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Oct 14 A J Pero, American drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Oct 16 Gary Kemp, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • Oct 16 Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian composer
  • Oct 22 Marc Shaiman, American composer

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Oct 23 Weird Al Yankovic [Alfred Matthew], American parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun), born in Downey, California

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • Oct 28 Neville Henry, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)