On This Day

Birthdays in Music in January 1968

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Miki Higashino, Japanese composer
  • Jan 5 DJ Bobo [Peter Baumann], Swiss singer, born in Kölliken
  • Jan 5 Carrie Ann Inaba, American dancer & choreographer, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 9 Al Schnier, American rock guitarist (moe.), born in Oneida County, New York
  • Jan 11 Tom Dumont, American musician
  • Jan 12 Junichi Masuda, Japanese composer, born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Jan 13 Chara, Japanese singer and actress

Person of interestLL Cool J

Jan 14 LL Cool J [James Todd Smith], American rapper (Bigger and Deffer), born in Bay Shore, New York

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J
  • Jan 19 Whitfield Crane [William Whitfield Crane IV], American rock musician (Ugly Kid Joe-Mad Man, Too Bad), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jan 20 Fantastic Negrito [Xavier Amin Dphrepaulezz], American singer-songwriter (The Last Days of Oakland, Please Don't Be Dead), born in Massachusetts
  • Jan 22 Heath [Hiroshi Morie], Japanese musician, singer and songwriter (X Japan), born in Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
  • Jan 24 Michael Kiske, German musician
  • Jan 25 Heinrich "Haini" Wolfgramm, Polynesian-American actor & musician (The Jets), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 27 Mike Patton, Eureka Ca, rocker (Faith No More-The Real Thing)
  • Jan 27 Tracy Lawrence, Atlanta Tx, country singer (Sticks & Stones)
  • Jan 27 Tricky, English rapper
  • Jan 28 Sarah McLachlan, folk singer (Fumbling Towards Ecstasy)
  • Jan 28 DJ Muggs, American musician (Cypress Hill)
  • Jan 28 Rakim, born William Michael Griffin Jr., American rapper
  • Jan 30 Trevor Dunn, American musician (Mr. Bungle, Fantômas, Secret Chiefs 3), born in Eureka, California

About January 1968

How Old? 51 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep (Jan 1 - Jan 29), Monkey (Jan 30 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)