On This Day

Mel C

Singer-Songwriter Mel C
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Full Name: Melanie Chisholm
Profession: Singer-Songwriter

Nationality:

Why Famous: Mel C, born Melanie Chisholm and nicknamed "Sporty Spice" was a member of the phenomenally successful British girls group the Spice Girls. The group song sold over 85 million records worldwide and achieved 9 No. 1 UK singles titles.

Mel C has gone on to have her own solo career, releasing her solo debut album "Northern Star" in 1999.

Born: January 12, 1974

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

Events in the Life of Mel C

  • 1996-07-08 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut single "Wannabe" in the UK
  • 1996-11-04 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut album "Spice", goes on to sell 23 million copies
  • 1997-12-08 8th Billboard Music Awards: LeAnn Rimes & Spice Girls win
  • 1997-12-15 "Spice World" movie directed by Bob Spiers and starring girl group the Spice Girls premieres in the UK
  • 1998-01-26 25th American Music Awards: Spice Girls & Babyface win
  • 2018-11-05 Spice Girls announce a new tour but without "Posh Spice", Victoria Beckham