On This Day

Dance in History (Part 4)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 301 - 368 of 368

  • 1963-05-24 Gene Anthony Ray, American dancer and actor (Fame - "Leroy"), born in Harlem, New York (d. 2003)
  • 1963-09-19 Alessandra Martines, Italian-French dancer and actress (Chance or Coincidence), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1964-04-18 Bez [Mark Berry], English percussionist and dancer (Happy Mondays), born in Bolton, Lancashire
  • 1965-01-04 Craig Revel Horwood, Australian-English dancer and judge (Strictly Come Dancing), born in Ballarat, Australia
  • 1965-06-08 Rob Pilatus, American-German model, dancer, and de-frocked Grammy Award winner (Milli Vanilli - "Girl You Know It's True"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1965-09-29 Fora van Leijenhorst, Curacaos-Dutch dancer (Josephine)
  • 1966-02-13 Frederick "Freedom" Williams, American hip hop and dance music performer (C&C Music Factory - "Everybody Dance Now"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-05-14 Fab Morvan, French singer-songwriter, dancer, and de-frocked Grammy Award winner (Milli Vanilli with Rob Pilatus), born in Paris, France
  • 1967-01-10 Micky Michelle [Ingrid Hankers], Dutch dancer (Josephine, Sound of Motown)
  • 1967-03-06 Julio Bocca, Argentine ballet dancer (American Ballet Theater, 1986-2006; Ballet Argentino, 1990-2007), and artistic director (National Ballet of Uruguay, 2010-18), born in Munro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1967-05-13 Melanie Thornton, American pop-dance singer (La Bouche - "Be My Lover"), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2001)
  • 1967-10-17 René Dif, Algerian-Danish pop-dance singer-songwriter (Aqua - "Barbie Girl"), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1968-01-05 DJ Bobo [Peter Baumann], Swiss pop-eurodance singer-songwriter, and producer ("Somebody Dance With Me";"Let The Dream Come True"), born in Kölliken, Switzerland
  • 1968-01-05 Carrie Ann Inaba, American dancer and choreographer (In Living Color; Dancing With The Stars), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1969-02-22 Joaquín Cortés, Spanish dancer, born in Córdoba, Spain
  • 1969-06-11 Nancy Blogg, Swiss dancer (Josephine)

Keith Flint

1969-09-17 Keith Flint, English singer, musician and dancer (Prodigy), born in London, England (d. 2019)

  • 1970-07-07 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer, born in Queens, New York City
  • 1972-04-25 Sara Baras, Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer, born in San Fernando, Cádiz, Spain
  • 1972-12-10 Dimitri Tikovoi, French pop, rock, and dance musician and record producer, born in Paris
  • 1973-07-05 Róisín Murphy, Irish dance-pop singer, songwriter, and record producer (Moloko), born in Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland
  • 1973-07-17 Tony Dovolani, Albanian ballroom dancer, born in Prishtina, Kosovo
  • 1973-10-02 Lene Nystrøm, Norwegian Eurodance-pop singer (Aqua - "Barbie Girl"), born in Tønsberg, Norway
  • 1974-01-10 Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor & dancer (Bang Bang!, Fiza, Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • 1976-10-12 Sarah Lane, American television personality and ballet dancer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1978-06-25 Layla El, English dancer, model and 2006 WWE Diva Search winner, born in London
  • 1978-12-23 Esthero [Jenny-Bea Englishman] Canadian dance-rock musician and singer, born in Stratford, Ontario
  • 1982-02-04 Kimberly Wyatt, American singer & dancer (Pussycat Dolls), born in Warrensburg, Missouri
  • 1982-05-15 Jessica Sutta, American dancer, singer and actress (The Pussycat Dolls)
  • 1982-08-26 David Long, New Zealand dance and soundtrack composer (Peter Jackson's films)
  • 1982-10-01 Sandra Oxenryd, Swedish pop-dance singer, born in Kristinehamn, Sweden
  • 1983-05-03 Myriam Fares, Lebanese singer, Arab female artist who performs choreographed dance routines while singing, born in Kfar Chellal, Lebanon
  • 1983-11-19 Fabrejay [Jeffrey Santana], American dance club DJ and record producer, born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • 1984-01-18 Benji Schwimmer, American dancer and choreographer (So You Think You Can Dance), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1984-05-03 Cheryl Burke, American professional dancer (Dancing with the Stars), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1984-08-20 Golan Yosef, Dutch actor and dancer, born in Gouda, Netherlands
  • 1984-09-28 Melody Thornton, American singer and dancer
  • 1985-01-17 Kangin [Kim Young-woon], South Korean singer, dancer, actor and DJ (Super Junior), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1985-05-17 Derek Hough, American dancer and singer
  • 1985-06-11 Chris Trousdale, American pop singer and dancer, born in New Port Richey, Florida
  • 1986-05-24 Mark Ballas, American professional dancer (Dancing with the Stars), born in Houston, Texas

Christina Perri

1986-08-19 Christina Perri, American singer-songwriter ("Jar Of Hearts"), born in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

  • 1986-10-16 Inna (Elena Apostoleanu) Romanian electronic-dance music singer-songwriter (Hot; Sun Is Up), born in Mangalia, Romania
  • 1986-12-27 Metrik [Tom Mundell], British electronic dance music producer and re-mixer ("Freefall"; "Gravity"; “Chasing Sunrise”), born in London, England
  • 1987-04-16 Neil Haskell, American contemporary dancer (SYTYCD season 3 finalist), born in Clarence Center, New York
  • 1987-07-29 Sabra Johnson, American dancer (So You Think You Can Dance), born in The Netherlands
  • 1987-09-16 Travis Wall, American dancer and choreographer, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 1987-12-11 Natalia Gordienko, Moldovan singer and dancer, born in Chișinău, Moldova
  • 1988-02-06 Allison Holker, American dancer, born in Minnesota, United States
  • 1988-02-14 Asia Nitollano, American dancer (Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll winner), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 1988-06-28 Lacey Schwimmer, American dancer (So You Think You Can Dance), born in Redland, California
  • 1988-07-20 Julianne Hough, American ballroom dancer and TV personality (Dancing With The Stars), born in Orem, Utah
  • 1989-06-10 Alexandra Stan, Romanian dance music singer-songwriter (Mr. Saxobeat), born in Constanța, Romania
  • 1989-08-15 Tiffanie Anderson, American singer, dancer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1989-09-21 Jason Derulo, American singer-songwriter ("Whatcha Say"; "Wiggle"), and dancer, born in Miramar, Florida
  • 1989-11-03 Paula DeAnda, American pop-dance singer-songwriter ("Walk Away (Remember Me)"), born in San Angelo, Texas
  • 1990-11-01 Sigala [Bruce Fielder], British electronic dance music record producer and club DJ ("Easy Love"), born in Norwich, England

Selena Gomez

1992-07-22 Selena Gomez, American actress (Wizards of Waverly Place; Hotel Transylvania), and singer ("Wolves"; "Lose You To Love Me"), born in Grand Prairie, Texas

  • 1993-06-29 George Sampson, English dancer and official ambassador of the United Dance Organisation, born in Warrington, Cheshire, England
  • 1996-05-31 Normani [Hamilton], American singer (with Sam Smith - "Dancing With A Stranger"; solo -"Motivation"), and dancer, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Zendaya

1996-09-01 Zendaya [Coleman], American actress (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Euphoria), singer and dancer, born in Oakland, California

  • 1998-12-27 Briar Nolet, Canadian actress and dancer (The Next Step, Blood Hunters), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 2000-10-06 Addison Rae, American dancer and TikTok star, born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 2000-10-31 Willow Smith, American actress, singer (Whip My Hair) and dancer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 2001-05-25 Chloe Lukasiak, American dancer and TV personality (Dance Moms), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2002-11-05 Jawsh 685 [Joshua Nanai], Samoan-New Zealander dance mixer and music producer ("Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)", with Jason Derulo), born in Aukland, New Zealand
  • 2004-05-01 Charli D'Amelio, American dancer considered TikTok's biggest star, born in Norwalk, Connecticut

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