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Noel Gallagher

Musician Noel Gallagher
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Profession: Musician


Why Famous: 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: 53 years old

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

Married Life

  • 1997-06-05 Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher (30) weds Meg Mathews at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas

Historical Events

  • 1994-08-29 British band Oasis release their debut album "Definitely Maybe", becomes fastest-selling album ever in UK
  • 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

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