On This Day

Dave Stewart

Musician Dave Stewart
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Full Name: David Allan Stewart
Profession: Musician


Why Famous: One half of Eurythmics, in partnership with Annie Lennox. The pair achieved global fame with their second studio album "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These)" in 1983 with the title single topping the US Billboard Top 100 chart.

In 1987 they won a Grammy award for Best Rock performance by a Duo or Group for their single "Missionary man"

Born: September 9, 1952
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Age: 69 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Married Life

  • 1987-08-01 Bananarama's Siobhan Fahey (30) marries Eurythmics Dave Stewart (34); divorce in 1996

Historical Events

  • 1983-01-04 Eurythmics release their breakthrough second studio album "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"
  • 1988-06-11 Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute concert includes Whitney Houston, Phil Collins, Dire Straits, Stevie Wonder, Tracy Chapman, Hugh Masekela & Miriam Makeba, Youssou N’Dour, Peter Gabriel, Al Green, Joan Armatrading; Jessye Norman, and The Eurythmics at Wembley Stadium, London; broadcast to 67 countries with estimated audience of 600 million

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