On This Day

Musicians Born in October 1968

  • Oct 2 Jeff Martin, Canadian singer-songwriter (the Tea Party), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Oct 7 Thom Yorke, British musician and lead singer of Radiohead (Creep; Paranoid Android), born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Person of interestHugh Jackman

Oct 12 Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (X-men, The Greatest Showman), born in Sydney, Australia

  • Oct 13 Carlos Marín, Spanish baritone (Il Divo), born in Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany
  • Oct 14 Johnny Goudie, Cuban American singer-songwriter and musician, born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • Oct 15 Jyrki 69 [Jyrki Pekka Emil Linnankivi], Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Oct 17 Ziggy Marley, Jamaican reggae performer and son of Bob Marley, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Oct 19 Sinitta [Malone], British-American singer (So Macho, Toy Boy), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 22 Shelby Lynne [Moorer], American country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up), born in Quantico, Virginia

Person of interestShaggy

Oct 22 Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], Jamaican-American reggae musician and rapper (Boombastic), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Pop Singer and Rapper Shaggy
Pop Singer and Rapper
Shaggy
  • Oct 29 Tsunku [Mitsuo Terada], Japanese music producer and former singer (SHARAM Q), born in Osaka, Japan
  • Oct 29 Stanley Donwood [Dan Rickwood], British writer and album art designer (Radiohead; Thom Yorke). born in Essex, England

About October 1968

How Old? 52 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)