On This Day

Musicians Born in January 1962

  • Jan 1 Ari Up, German musician (The Slits)
  • Jan 3 Guy Pratt, English musician, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 4 Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)
  • Jan 4 Patrick Cassidy, American actor and composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 4 Peter Steele [Petrus Ratajczyk], American heavy metal singer-songwriter, and bassist (Type O Negative), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)

Person of interestMichael Houser

Jan 6 Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic), born in Boone, North Carolina (d. 2002)

Guitarist Michael Houser
Guitarist
Michael Houser
  • Jan 8 Chris Marion, American musician, born in Belton, Texas
  • Jan 13 Trace Adkins, American country singer ("Ladies Love Country Boys"; "You're Gonna Miss This"), born in Sarepta, Louisiana
  • Jan 14 Patricia Morrison [Rainone], American punk rock bassist (Sisters of Mercy-Walk Away, Black Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 15 Conrad Lant, English musician, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 16 Paul Webb, English rocker (Talk Talk - ''It's My Life"), born in Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
  • Jan 16 Maxine Jones, American R&B singer (En Vogue), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Jan 26 Tom Keifer, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Cinderella - "Coming Home"), born in Springfield, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 27 Michael Collins, clarinetist
  • Jan 27 Roberto Paci Dalò, Italian director and composer
  • Jan 28 Sam Phillips [Leslie Ann Phillips], American singer-songwriter (Martinis & Bikinis, Gilmore Girls, Bunheads), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 31 Sophie Muller, English music video director, born in London, United Kingdom

About January 1962

How Old? 58 or 59 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)