On This Day

Musicians Born in 1986

  • Jan 2 Trombone Shorty [Troy Andrews], American jazz musician and producer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jan 3 Lloyd Polite, American R&B singer
  • Jan 5 Teppei Koike, Japanese actor & singer, born in Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 6 Alex Turner, English musician (Arctic Monkeys), born in High Green, Sheffield
  • Jan 20 Kevin Parker, Australian singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer (Tame Impala - The Slow Rush), born in Sydney
  • Jan 21 "Coffin" Joe [Spurgeon], British rock drummer (The Horrors), born in Clare, England
  • Jan 26 Matt Heafy, American-Japanese musician (Trivium), born in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 30 Sam Duckworth, British singer-songwriter, born in Essex, England
  • Feb 11 Bruno Vlahek, Croatian concert pianist and contemporary classical composer, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Feb 19 Maria Mena, Norwegian pop-folk singer-songwriter ("Hold Me"; "You're The Only One"), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Feb 21 Charlotte Church, Welsh singer-songwriter, born in Llandaff, Wales
  • Feb 23 Skylar Grey [Holly Brook], American songwriter, and singer, born in Mazomanie, Wisconsin
  • Feb 23 Kazuya Kamenashi, Japanese pop star (KAT-TUN), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Feb 25 Danny Saucedo, Swedish singer
  • Feb 26 Crystal Kay, Japanese singer, born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Feb 28 Alex Tanas, Canadian pop-reggae drummer (Magic! -"Rude"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 3 Stacie Orrico, American singer (Stuck), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mar 12 Danny Jones, English singer (McFly), born in Bolton
  • Mar 18 Li Lykke [Zachrisson], Swedish pop-electronic singer-songwriter ("I Follow Rivers"), born in Ystad, Sweden
  • Mar 20 Dean Geyer, Australian singer/actor
  • Mar 28 J-Kwon [Jerrell Jones], American rapper (Tipsy), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Lady Gaga

Mar 28 Lady Gaga [Stefani Germanotta], American singer-songwriter and actress (Bad Romance; A Star is Born), born in NYC, New York

  • Mar 30 Beni Arashiro, Japanese singer
  • Mar 31 Cveta Majtanović, Serbian singer, winner of Pop Idol
  • Apr 1 Hillary Scott, American singer and songwriter (Lady A), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Apr 8 Erika Sawajiri, Japanese actress, model and singer, born in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan
  • Apr 9 Brian Larsen, American musician and record producer, born in Laurel, Maryland
  • Apr 27 Elena Risteska, Macedonian singer and songwriter, born in Skopje, Macedonia
  • Apr 28 George [Nozuka], Canadian-Japanese R&B singer-songwriter ("Talk To Me"), born in New York City
  • May 5 Théo Ceccaldi, French jazz violinist, viola player, and composer, (Tricollectif), born in Pithiviers, France
  • May 6 Cindy Daniel, Québécois singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • May 7 Matt Helders, English musician and drummer (Arctic Monkeys), born in Sheffield, England
  • May 7 Frances Quinlan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Hop Along; Likewise), born in New Jersey
  • May 18 Adam Bałdych, Polish jazz violinist, contemporary classical composer, and music producer, born in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
  • May 20 Yolanda "LaLa" Brown, American R&B singer ("S.E.X"), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2007)
  • May 21 Myra [Quintana], Mexican-American pop singer ("Miracles Happen (When You Believe)") , born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 24 Mark Ballas, American professional dancer (Dancing with the Stars), born in Houston, Texas
  • May 29 Valy Hedjasi, Afghan pop singer, born in Maschhad, Iran
  • May 31 Sopho Khalvashi, Georgian pop-electronic singer, born in Batumi, Adjara, Georgian SSR
  • Jun 9 Kary Ng, Hong Kong pop singer (Cookies), and actress, born in British Hong Kong
  • Jun 15 Stjepan Hauser, Croatian cellist (2Cellos), born in Pula, Croatia
  • Jun 24 Solange Knowles, American Grammy Award-winning R&B singer-songwriter ("Cranes In The Sky"'; "I Decided"), and dancer, born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 25 Aya Matsuura, Japanese singer, born in Himeji, Hyōgo, Japan
  • Jun 26 Casey Desmond, American pop singer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 27 Drake Bell, American actor (Drake and Josh), musician ("Terrific"), and convict, born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jun 28 Kellie Pickler, American country music singer (Best Days of Your Life), born in Albemarle, North Carolina
  • Jun 29 Austin Drage, English singer (The X Factor), born in London, England
  • Jul 4 Takahisa Masuda, Japanese singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jul 9 Kiely Williams, American singer and actress (Cheetah Girls), born in Alexandria, Virgina
  • Jul 14 Dan Smith, English singer (Bastille), born in London, England
  • Jul 17 Dana, Korean singer and actress (TSZX), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jul 24 Alissa Firsova, Russian-British classical pianist and composer (Tree of Hope; Paradiso), and conductor, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Aug 14 Young Deuces [Rudy Strong], American hip-hop artist, and rapper (Streetz-n-Young Deuce; Son Of A Soldier), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Christina Perri

Aug 19 Christina Perri, American singer-songwriter ("Jar Of Hearts"), born in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

  • Aug 23 Neil Cicierega, American cartoonist and musician, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 26 Cassie [Ventura], American singer (Me & U) and actress, born in New London, Connecticut
  • Aug 27 Mario [Barrett], American R&B singer ("Let Me Love You"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 28 Florence Welch, British blues and swing jazz singer (Florence and the Machine), born in London, England
  • Aug 29 Lea Michele [Sarfati], American actress and singer (Glee), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 30 Ryan Ross, American guitarist and lyricist (Panic at the Disco), born in Las Vegas,Nevada
  • Sep 7 Spectacular Blue Smith, American musician (Pretty Ricky), born in Miami, Florida
  • Sep 10 Hiroki Uchi, Japanese Idol singer, model and actor, born in Habikino, Japan
  • Sep 12 Emmy Rossum, American actress and singer, born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 14 Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume), born in Sakai, Fukui Prefecture, Japan
  • Sep 16 Kyla Pratt, American actress and musician (The Proud Family), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 21 Faris Badwan, English vocalist (The Rotters; The Horrors; Cat's Eye), born in Bexley, Kent, England
  • Sep 22 Lido Pimienta, Colombian-Canadian Latin-synth-pop musician, singer, and songwriter (Miss Columbia), born in Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Sep 24 Leah Dizon, American model, singer and Japanese television personality, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Sep 30 Ben Lovett, British folk-rock musician and producer (Mumford & Sons), born in Cardiff, Wales, UK
  • Oct 1 Sayaka Kanda, Japanese singer and actress, born in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
  • Oct 4 Yuridia, Mexican singer
  • Oct 15 Lee Donghae, Korean singer (Super Junior), born in Mokpo, South Korea
  • Oct 21 Christopher Uckermann, Mexican-Swedish actor, and singer in the Latin pop group RBD, born in Mexico City, Mexico

Drake

Oct 24 Drake [Aubrey Drake Graham], Canadian actor and rapper (Hotline Bling), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • Oct 25 DJ Webstar, American disc jockey and record producer (Chicken Noodle Soup), born in Harlem, New York
  • Oct 26 Schoolboy Q [Quincy Hanley), American rap artist (Oxymoron), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany
  • Nov 2 Erika Jo, American country music singer, born in Angleton, Texas
  • Nov 4 Alexz Johnson, Canadian singer and actress, born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Nov 5 BoA [Kwon Boa], South Korean singer, born in Gyeonggi-do
  • Nov 7 Andy Hull, American singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Manchester Orchestra - "The Gold"), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Nov 11 Jon Batiste, American jazz pianist, bandleader (Stay Human; The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), and composer (Soul), born in Metairie, Louisiana,
  • Nov 12 Evan Yo [Tsai Min-you], Taiwanese Mando-pop singer, born in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
  • Nov 13 Miho Hazama, Japanese jazz keyboardist, composer, and bandleader, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Nov 20 Aaron Yan, Taiwanese singer and actor, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Nov 20 Oliver "Oli" Sykes, British rock vocalist (Bring Me The Horizon - "Drown"; "Medicine"), born in Ashford, England
  • Nov 20 Jared Followill, American alternative-rock bassist (Kings of Leon -"Use Somebody"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 25 Katie Cassidy, American singer and actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 26 Diego Urbano, Chilean jazz vibraphonist, composer, and bandleader (’Begs the Question’’), born in Santiago, Chile
  • Dec 2 Tal Wilkenfeld, Australian musician (Jeff Beck, Prince), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Dec 8 Kate Voegele, American musician, born in Bay Village, Ohio
  • Dec 24 Edward Southall, British composer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Dec 27 Metrik [Tom Mundell], British electronic dance music producer and re-mixer ("Freefall"; "Gravity"; “Chasing Sunrise”), born in London, England
  • Dec 30 Ellie Goulding, English singer and songwriter ("Lights", "Anything Could Happen"), born in Hereford, England

About 1986

How Old? 34 or 35 years old
Generation: Millennial

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