On This Day

Musicians Born in October 1978

  • Oct 2 Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanese J-pop singer-songwriter (Secret), born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Oct 3 Jake Shears [Jason Sellards], American rock singer (Scissor Sisters), born in Mesa, Arizona
  • Oct 5 James Valentine, American musician (Maroon 5), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Oct 7 Alesha Dixon, British pop singer (Mis-Teeq), born in Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
  • Oct 8 Mike Moreno, American jazz musician (First in Mind), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 9 Nicky Byrne, Irish musician (Westlife), born in Dublin, Ireland

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Oct 14 Usher [Raymond IV], American singer (My Way, Confessions) and actor, born in Dallas, Texas

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  • Oct 14 Justin Brannan, American musician (Most Precious Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 16 Abel Talamántez, American LAtin, pop, and Tex-Max singer (Menudo; Los Super Reyes), born in Pecos, Texas
  • Oct 16 Ethan Luck, American rock musician (The O.C. Supertones; Demon Hunter; Relient K), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 19 Chris Sellers, American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oct 19 Henri "Trollhorn"Sorvali, Finnish heavy metal muscian (Moonsorrow), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Oct 20 Paul Wilson, Irish bass player (Snow Patrol)
  • Oct 26 Mark Barry, English musician (BBMak), born in Manchester
  • Oct 27 Vanessa-Mae [Vanakorn Nicholson], Singaporean-British violinist and Olympic alpine skier, born in Singapore
  • Oct 27 Dmitri Kogan, Russian concert violinist (Five Great Violins), born in Moscow (d. 2017)
  • Oct 28 Justin Guarini [Bell], American pop singer and actor (American Idol), born in Columbus, Georgia

About October 1978

How Old? 42 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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