August 8, 1961 in Music

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Daniel House, American music executive
  • Rikki Rockett, American drummer (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn), born in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • The Edge, [Dave Evans], rock guitarist (U2-I Will Follow), born in London, England

Deaths in Music

  • Méi Lánfāng, Chinese opera performer (b. 1894)