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Pop Music in History (Part 4)

Pop Music: Pop Bands

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 682

  • 1959-12-14 Franco [Iglesias], Cuban Latin pop singer ("Toda la Vida"; "María"), born in Cuba
  • 1959-12-28 Ana Torroja, Spanish pop singer (Mecano), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1960-01-10 Samira Said, Moroccan pop singer, born in Rabat, Morocco
  • 1960-03-21 Guy Chadwick, British pop singer-songwriter (The House of Love - Shine On), born in Hanover, Germany
  • 1960-03-24 Nena [Gabrielle Kerner], German pop singer ("99 Luftballons"- "99 Red Balloons"), born in Hagen, West Germany
  • 1960-04-03 Marie Denise Pelletier, Canadian pop singer (Entre la tête et le cœur), born in Montréal, Québec
  • 1960-06-25 Zorica Kondža, Croatian pop singer (Stijene), born in Split, Yugoslavia
  • 1960-07-12 Corynne Charby [Corinne Charbit], French model, actress and pop singer ("Pile ou face" - "Heads Or Tails"), born in Paris, France
  • 1960-07-16 Eus van Someren, Dutch pop guitarist (Scene, Blaauw), born in Beverwijk, Netherlands
  • 1960-10-07 Viktor Lazlo [ Sonia Dronier], French-Belgian pop singer ("Breathless"), born in Lorient, France
  • 1960-11-04 Frl. Menke, German pop singer (Neue Deutsche Welle), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1960-11-18 Kim Wilde, English pop singer ("Kids in America"; "You Keep Me Hanging On"), born in London
  • 1960-12-23 William Sinnot, Scottish techno-dance pop singer and musician (Shamen - "Move Any Mountain"), born in Glasgow (d. 1990)
  • 1961-04-01 Susan Boyle, Scottish pop singer (Britain's Got Talent, 2009 -"I Dreamed A Dream"), born in Dechmont, West Lothian, Scotland
  • 1961-06-08 Keti Garbi, Greek pop singer (To Kati), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1961-06-15 Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese j-pop singer ("Touch"), born in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1961-06-23 Mark Drillich, Dutch pop bassist (Kong-Slauerhoff)
  • 1961-08-24 Colin Angus, Scottish pop musician (The Shamen - "Ebeneezer Goode"), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1961-09-11 Elizabeth Daily, American actress (Pee-Wee's Big Adventure; The Powerpuff Girls - "Buttercup"), and pop singer ("Say It, Say It"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-09-30 Sally Yeh, Hong Kong Canto-pop singer and actress, born in Taipei, Taiwan,
  • 1961-10-02 Robbie Nevil, American pop singer-songwriter and producer ("A Place Like This"; "C'est La Vie"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-11-02 (Kathryn Dawn) "k.d." lang, Canadian Juno and Grammy Award-winning country-pop singer-songwriter (Constant Craving), born in Consort, Alberta
  • 1961-11-16 Corinne Hermès [Miller], French pop singer ("Si la vie est cadeau"), born in Lagny-sur-Marne, France
  • 1961-11-27 Princess [Desiree Heslop], British pop singer ("Say I'm Your Number One"), born in London
  • 1962-01-04 Martin McAloon, British power-pop bassist (Prefab Sprout - "2 Wheels Good"), born in Durham, England
  • 1962-01-07 Taja Sevelle [Nancy Richardson], American R&B-pop singer-songwriter ("Love Is Contagious"), food security advocate (Urban Farming), and novelist, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1962-03-10 Seiko Matsuda [Noriko Kamachi], Japanese pop singer, born in Furume, Japan
  • 1962-04-15 (Ivor) "Nick" Kamen, British pop singer-songwriter (Each Time You Break My Heart; I Promised Myself), and model (Levi's), born in Harlow, Essex, England (d. 2021)
  • 1962-04-18 Shirlie Holliman, English pop singer (Wham!, Pepsi & Shirlie), born in Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1962-05-18 (Marianne) "Nanne" Grönvall (nee Nordqvist), Swedish pop singer and songwriter, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1962-08-07 Bruno Pelletier, Québécois pop singer, born in Charlesbourg, Quebec City, Canada
  • 1962-08-17 Gilby Clarke, American rock guitarist (Guns N' Roses, 1991-94; Rock Star Supernova), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1962-09-30 Shaan [Shantanu Mukherjee], Bengali playback and pop singer-songwriter, actor, and TV personality (The Voice India), born in in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • 1962-10-04 Aldo Sprenger, Dutch pop guitarist (Kong-Phlegm)
  • 1962-11-03 Marilyn [Peter Robinson], Jamaican-British pop singer ("You Don't Love Me"), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1962-11-24 John Squire, English pop guitarist (Stone Roses, She Bangs the Drums)
  • 1963-01-06 Paul Brindley, English pop bassist (Sundays, Can't Be Sure)
  • 1963-01-26 Andrew Ridgeley, British pop guitarist, songwriter and producer (Wham - "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"), born in Windlesham, Surrey, England
  • 1963-03-04 MDV [Michiel de Vos], Dutch pop bassist (Burma Shave, 1984-91 and 2011-present - "Stash"), born in Netherlands
  • 1963-03-04 Janey Lee Grace, British pop singer ("7 Ways to Love"), author (Imperfectly Natural...), television presenter and radio disc jockey, born in Nottingham, England
  • 1963-04-04 David Gavurin, English pop guitarist and composer (Sundays, Blind)
  • 1963-04-04 Jane McDonald, British pop singer and television presenter (Loose Women; Cruising with JAne), born in Wakefield, England
  • 1963-05-09 Sanja Doležal, Croatian pop singer (Novi fosili), and television personality, born in Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
  • 1963-06-26 Harriet Wheeler, English pop singer and composer (The Sundays)
  • 1963-07-07 Vonda Shepard, American pop singer, born in New York
  • 1963-08-06 Jamie Kensit, British pop singer (Eighth Wonder - "I'm Not Scared"), born in Lambeth, London
  • 1963-09-19 Jarvis Cocker, British pop singer-songwriter (Pulp - "Common People"), and radio personality, born in Sheffield, England
  • 1963-10-10 Anita Mui, Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress, "Madonna of the East", born in Hong Kong (d. 2003)
  • 1963-10-28 Eros Ramazotti, Italian pop musician and songwriter ("Adesso Te"), born in Cinecittà Est, Rome, Italy
  • 1963-10-30 Jerry de Borg, English pop guitarist (Jesus Jones - "Real, Real, Real"), born in Kentish Town, London
  • 1963-11-16 Mani [Gary Mournfield], English rock bassist (Stone Roses; Primal Scream), born in Crumpsall, Manchester, England
  • 1964-01-27 Migi [Miguel Drummond], English pop musician (Curiosity Killed Cat)
  • 1964-02-27 Ewen Vernal, British pop bassist (Deacon Blue), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1964-03-19 Yoko Kanno, Japanese keyboard and accordion player, arranger, jazz, pop music (Seatbelts), and soundtrack composer (Cowboy Bebop), born in Sendai, Japan
  • 1964-05-05 Lorraine McIntosh, Scottish pop singer (Deacon Blues) and actress, born in Cumnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
  • 1964-08-24 Pebbles [Perri Reid (née McKissack)], American pop singer ("Girlfriend"), minister, and gospel singer, born in Oakland, California
  • 1964-09-21 Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan pop singer and composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1964-10-25 Nicole [Hohloch], German pop singer (Eurovision Song Contest 1982), born in Saarbrücken, Germany
  • 1965-01-10 Nathan Moore, English pop singer (Brother Beyond - "Can You Keep A Secret?"), and actor, born in Stamford Hill, London
  • 1965-02-10 Dana Winner [Chantal Vanlee], Belgian pop singer, born in Hasselt, Belgium
  • 1965-03-23 Marti Pellow [Mark McLachlan], Scottish pop singer, and musical theater performer (Wet, Wet, Wet - "Love Is All Around"), born in Clydebank, Scotland
  • 1965-04-01 Peter O'Toole, Irish pop bassist (Hothouse Flowers - "People"; "Thing Of Beauty"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1965-04-03 Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer-songwriter, lawyer and social activist known as "Queen of Pop" in South Asia, born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan (d. 2000)
  • 1965-09-29 Iain Baker, English pop musician (Jesus Jones), born in Charshalton, England
  • 1965-11-05 Paris Grey [Shanna Jackson], American techno-dance-pop singer ("Good Life"; "Big Fun"), born in Glencoe, Illinois
  • 1965-11-27 Fiachna O'Braonáin, Irish pop guitarist (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1966-01-31 Al Jaworsky [Doughty], English musician & bassist (Jesus Jones), born in Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • 1966-02-06 Rick Astley, British pop singer-songwriter ("Never Gonna Give You Up"), born in Newton-le-Willows, England
  • 1966-03-25 Jeff Healey, Canadian blind blues-rock guitarist and singer ("See The Light"; "Angel Eyes"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2008)
  • 1966-04-11 Lisa Stansfield, English pop singer ("Around the World"), born in Manchester, England
  • 1966-04-15 Samantha Karen Fox, British pop singer ("Touch Me"), born in London, England

Janet Jackson

1966-05-16 Janet Jackson, American pop singer (Control, "Nasty"), sister of Michael, born in Gary, Indiana

  • 1966-08-15 Shirley Kwan [Kwan Suk Yee] Chinese Canto-pop singer ("Happy Are Those In Love"), born in Hong Kong
  • 1966-12-05 Patricia Kaas, French pop singer (Mademoiselle Chant), born in Forbach, Lorraine, France
  • 1967-02-28 Marcus Lillington, British pop guitarist and keyboard player (Breathe - "Hands to Heaven"), born in Bideford, Devon, England
  • 1967-04-07 Artemis Gounaki, Greek-German pop singer-songwriter, vocal coach, and music producer, born in Munich, Germany
  • 1967-04-12 Sarah Cracknell, Britiish synth-pop singer-songwriter (Saint Etienne), born in Chelmsford, England
  • 1967-05-13 Melanie Thornton, American pop-dance singer (La Bouche - "Be My Lover"), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2001)

Noel Gallagher

1967-05-29 Noel Gallagher, British pop singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Oasis - "Wonderwall"; "Don't Look Back In Anger"; High Flying Birds - "Holy Mountain"), born in Manchester, England

  • 1967-08-18 Daler Mehndi, Indian singer, born in Patna, India

Faith Hill

1967-09-21 Faith Hill [Audrey Faith Perry], American country pop singer ("Breathe"; "Cry"), born in Ridgeland, Mississippi

  • 1967-10-04 Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin, Hong Kong actor and Cantopop singer, born in Hong Kong
  • 1967-11-01 Tina Arena, Australian pop singer and songwriter ("Don't Ask"), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1967-11-10 Vivian Chow, Hong Kong Cantopop singer-songwriter and actress, born in Hong Kong
  • 1968-02-08 Claudette Pace (Buttigieg), Maltese pop singer ("Desire"), and politician (Member of Parliament), born in Naxxar, Malta
  • 1968-02-17 Patrick Uterwijk, Dutch heavy metal guitarist (Pestilence - Consuming Impulse), born in The Netherlands
  • 1968-02-25 Evridiki [Theokleous], Greek Cypriot rock and electro-pop singer, born in Limassol, Cyprus
  • 1968-04-05 Paula Cole, American pop singer ("I Don't Want To Wait"), born in Rockport, Massachussetts
  • 1968-04-28 Howard Donald, British pop musician (Take That - "Back For Good"), born in Droylsden, Lancashire, England
  • 1968-04-29 Carnie Wilson, American pop singer (Wilson Phillips - "Hold On"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968-04-30 Paulo Jr, Brazilian pop bassist (Sepultura, Morbid Visions)

Kylie Minogue

1968-05-28 Kylie Minogue, Australian pop singer-songwriter ("Can't Get You Out of My Head"), and actress, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  • 1968-06-06 Alan Licht, American avant garde and pop guitarist, composer, and journalist, born in New Jersey
  • 1968-08-25 Rafet El Roman [Yaşdut], Turkish pop singer and songwriter (Gençliğin Gözyaşı - The Tears of the Youth), born in at Uzunköprü. Turkey
  • 1968-09-17 Anastacia [Newkirk], American pop singer ("Left Outside Alone"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968-11-29 Jonathan Knight, American pop singer (New Kids on the Block), born in Worcester, Massachusetts

Mariah Carey

1969-03-27 Mariah Carey, American pop singer-songwriter ("Without You"; "All I Want For Christmas Is You"; "Hero"; "We Belong Together"), born in Huntington, Long Island, New York

  • 1969-07-19 Gabrielle [Bobb], British pop singer and songwriter ("Dreams"; "Rise"), born in Hackney, London
  • 1969-07-22 Despina Vandi [Malea], Greek pop singer ("Ipofero"), born in Tübingen, Germany
  • 1969-07-24 Jennifer "J.Lo" Lopez, American actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York

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