On This Day

Year 1980 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 13 Teppei Teranishi, American guitarist (Thrice), born in California
  • Sep 15 Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese pop singer
  • Sep 18 Charles Hedger, British musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • Sep 19 Sara Quin, Canadian singer and songwriter (Tegan and Sara), born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Sep 19 Tegan Quin, Canadian singer and songwriter (Tegan and Sara), born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Sep 25 T.I. [Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.], American rapper and actor (Bring Em Out, Dead and Gone), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 29 Dallas Green, Canadian musician (Alexisonfire, City and Colour)
  • Oct 3 Danny O'Donoghue, Irish rock singer-songwriter (The Script - "For The First Time"), born in Dublin
  • Oct 5 Paul Thomas, American bassist (Good Charlotte), born in Waldorf, Maryland

Person of interestNick Cannon

Oct 8 Nick Cannon, American actor and rapper (Love Don't Cost a Thing), born in San Diego, California

Actor & Rapper Nick Cannon
Actor & Rapper
Nick Cannon
  • Oct 10 Tim Maurer, American singer (Suburban Legends)
  • Oct 10 Sherine [Abdel-Wahab], Egyptian singer, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Oct 13 Ashanti, American singer (Always On Time), born in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York
  • Oct 13 Jon Micah Sumrall, American singer (Kutless), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • Oct 15 Siiri Nordin, Finnish singer (Killer)
  • Oct 20 Gary Jarman, English musician
  • Oct 21 Brian Pittman, American musician (Relient K)
  • Oct 22 Garrett Tierney, American musician (Brand New)
  • Oct 27 Tanel Padar, Estonian singer (46th Eurovision Song Contest winner), born in Uhtna, Estonia
  • Oct 31 Alondra de la Parra, Mexican-American conductor (Queensland Symphony, 2015-present), and founder and artistic director of the New York-based Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas (2004-11), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 8 Ana Vidovic, Croatian classical guitarist, born in Karlovac, Croatia
  • Nov 10 Calvin Chen, Taiwanese singer (Fahrenhiet), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Nov 13 Monique Coleman, American actress (High School Musical), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Nov 15 Ace Young, American singer
  • Nov 17 [Clarke] Isaac Hanson, American pop singer (Hanson-MMMbop), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Nov 18 Junichi Okada, Japanese pop singer (V6), and actor, born in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
  • Nov 18 Dustin Kensrue, American singer- songwriter (Thrice), born in Irvine, California
  • Nov 26 Satoshi Ohno, Japanese singer and actor, born in Mitaka, Tokyo
  • Nov 28 Lisa Middelhauve [Elisabeth Rodermund], German rock singer (Xandria), born in Bielefeld, West Germany
  • Dec 5 Ibrahim Maalouf, Lebanese-born French trumpeter, born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Dec 10 Sarah Chang, Korean-American classical violinist child prodigy, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 10 Massari [Sari Abboud], Lebanese-born Canadian R&B singer (Be Easy), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Dec 14 Tata Young, Thai-American singer, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dec 15 Sergio Pizzorno, English guitarist (Kasabian)

Person of interestChristina Aguilera

Dec 18 Christina Aguilera, American singer (Genie in a Bottle, What a Girl Wants), born in Staten Island, New York

  • Dec 24 Tomas Kalnoky, American musician (Streetlight Manifesto), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dec 27 Cas Haley, American singer and guitarist
  • Dec 30 Kenny Kwan, Hong Kong singer (Boy'z), and actor (Banana Boys), born in The Philippines

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music