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Noel Gallagher

Musician Noel Gallagher
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Profession: Musician

Nationality:
England
English

Biography: Served as the lead guitarist, occasional lead singer and principal songwriter of the British rock band Oasis. Often regarded as the spear-head of the Britpop movement.

Born: May 29, 1967
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Age: 54 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 1997-06-05 British "Oasis" guitarist Noel Gallagher (30) weds Meg Mathews at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas, Nevada; divorce in 2001
  • 2011-06-18 British "Oasis" guitarist Noel Gallagher weds Scottish publicist Sara MacDonald at the Lime Wood Hotel, New Forest National Park, England

Historical Events

  • 1994-06-24 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Levellers, Elvis Costello, and Peter Gabriel headline; other performers include Spin Doctors, Johnny Cash, Meshell Ndegeocello, Dwight Yoakam, Lucky Dube, Oasis, and Iris Dement
  • 1994-08-29 British band Oasis release their debut album "Definitely Maybe", becomes fastest-selling album ever in UK
  • 1995-06-23 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Oasis, Pulp, and The Cure headline; other performers include SinĂ©ad O'Connor, Tanita Tikaram, Simple Minds, War, Indigo Girls, and Jeff Buckley
  • 1995-08-14 "Battle of Brit Pop" rival bands Oasis (Roll with It) and Blur (Country House) release singles on the same day
  • 1995-10-02 British band Oasis release their second studio album "(What's the Story) Morning Glory?", sells record 347,000 copies 1st week
  • 2004-06-25 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Oasis, Paul McCartney, and Muse headline; other performers include Wilco, The Black-Eyed Peas, James Brown, Damien Rice, Toots & The Maytals, and The Rutles

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