On This Day

Musicians Born in August 1963

Birthdays in Music

Person of interestCoolio

Aug 1 Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], American rapper (Gangsta's Paradise), born in Monessen Pennsylvania

Rapper Coolio
Rapper
Coolio

Person of interestJames Hetfield

Aug 3 James Hetfield, American heavy metal rocker (Metallica), born in Downey, California

Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
  • Aug 3 Ed Roland, American singer-songwriter (Collective Soul), born in Stockbridge, Georgia
  • Aug 7 Marcus Lewis, American singer (Sing me a Song), born in Pontiac, Michigan

Person of interestWhitney Houston

Aug 9 Whitney Houston, American singer (One Moment in Time, Bodyguard), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2012)

  • Aug 12 Sir Mix A Lot [Anthony Ray], American rapper (Baby Got Back), born in Auburn, Washington
  • Aug 13 Tigg Ketler, American drummer (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals), born in Chula Vista, California
  • Aug 19 Joey Tempest, rocker (Europe-The Final Countdown)
  • Aug 22 Tori Amos [Myra Ellen Amos], American pianist and vocalist (Under The Pink), born in Newton, North Carolina
  • Aug 24 John Bush, American heavy metal singer (Armored Saint, Anthrax), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 29 Elizabeth Fraser, Scottish singer (Cocteau Twins), born in Grangemouth, Scotland
  • Aug 30 Paul Oakenfold, British record producer and DJ, born in Mile End, London
  • Aug 31 Reb Beach, heavy metal rocker (Winger-17)

About August 1963

How Old? 56 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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