On This Day

Birthdays in Music in August 1966

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 7 Kristin Hersch, American singer/songwriter (Throwing Muses), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 10 Hansi K├╝rsch, German singer
  • Aug 14 David Hallyday, French singer-songwriter and actor (He's My Girl), born in Boulougne, France
  • Aug 15 Shirley Kwan, Hong Kong singer
  • Aug 17 Maysa Leak, American Jazz Singer
  • Aug 19 Lee Ann Womack, American musician
  • Aug 20 "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, American heavy metal guitarist (Pantera), born in Arlington, Texas (d. 2004)
  • Aug 22 Mark Michaels, heavy metal guitarist (Teach Yourself Rhythm Guitar)
  • Aug 22 GZA [Gary Grice], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 25 Derek Sherinian, American keyboardist
  • Aug 26 Shirley Manson, Scottish singer
  • Aug 28 Jerry Fehily, Irish rocker (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go)
  • Aug 29 Dan Truman, American singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle), born in St. George, Utah

About August 1966

How Old? 53 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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