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Message started by solodka on May 14th, 2006 at 10:55pm

Title: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on May 14th, 2006 at 10:55pm
May 14th
1976: Martine McCutcheon [singer, actress]
1973: Shanice (US female singer)
1973: Natalie Appleton (All Saints)
1971: Danny Wood [New Kids On The Block]
1969: Steve Hellier [Dubstar]
1969: Danny Wood (New Kids On The Block)
1966: Mike Inez (Alice In Chains)
1966: Fabrice Morvan (Milli Vanilli)
1962: Ian Astbury (The Cult)
1962: C.C. DeVille (Poison)
1960: Shelley Preston [Bucks Fizz]
1956: Steve Hogarth [Marillion]
1952: David Byrne (guitar, Talking Heads)
1951: Stevie Wonder (musician)
1950: Art Grant (drums, Edgar Broughton Band)
1950: Peter Gabriel (singer)
1947: Al Ciner (Three Dog Night/American Breed)
1946: Gene Cornish [Young Rascals]
1946: Lek LecKenby [guitar, Herman's Hermits]
1943: Jack Bruce (bassist, Cream)
1936: Bobby Darin (US singer)
1934: Mike Preston (UK singer)
1925: Al Porcino (jazz musician)

1969 Cate Blanchett (actress)
1965 Jose Da Silveira (artist)
1961 Tim Roth (actor)
1951 Robert Zemeckis (director)
1944 George Lucas (film producer)
1933 Laszlo Kovacs (cinematographer)
1922 Richard Deacon (actor)

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on May 20th, 2006 at 9:44pm
May 20th: Born on this day

1981, Born on this day Sean Conlon, vocals, Five, (1998 UK No.2 single 'Everybody Get Up', 1999 UK No.1 single 'Keep On Movin').

1972, Born on this day Busta Rhymes, (1998 UK No.2 single 'Turn It Up / Fire It Up', 2003 UK No.3 single with Mariah Carey 'I Know What You Want').

1967, Born on this day Kit Clark, Danny Wilson, (1988 UK No.3 single 'Mary's Prayer').

1966, Born on this day Thomas Gorman, guitarist, Belly, ('Feed The Tree' UK No.32 single 1993).

1963, Born on this day Brian Nash, guitar, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, (1984 UK No.1 & US No.10 single 'Relax' and six other UK Top 40 singles).

1961, Born on this day Nick Heyward, guitar, vocals, Haircut 100, (1982 UK No.3 single 'Love Plus One') & Solo.

1960, Born on this day Sue Cowsill, The Cowsills, (1967 US No.2 single 'The Rain, The Park & Other Things', 1969 US No.2 single the theme from 'Hair'). TV's Partridge Family was based on the family.

1958, Born on this day Jane Wieldin, guitar, vocals, The Go-Go's (1982 US No.2 single 'We Got The Beat', 1982 UK No.47 single 'Our Lips Our Sealed') and solo (1988 UK No.12 single 'Rush Hour').

1955, Born on this day Steve George, Mr Mister, (1985 US No.1 & 1986 UK No.4 single 'Broken Wings').

1954, Born on this day Jimmy Henderson, Black Oak Arkansas, (70's US No.25 single 'Jim Dandy To The Rescue').

1952, Born on this day Warren Cann, drummer, Ultravox, (1981 UK No.2 single 'Vienna', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles).

1947, Born on this day Steve Currie, T Rex, (1971 UK No.1 single 'Hot Love', plus over 20 other UK Top 40 singles). Currie died on 28th April 1981.

1946, Born on this day Cherilyn Sarkasian, (Cher), singer, Sonny & Cher, (1965 UK & US No.1 single 'I Got You Babe'), Solo, (1991 UK No.1 single 'The Shoop Shoop Song', 1998 UK No.1 & 1999 US No.1 single 'Believe', plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles).

1944, Born on this day Joe Cocker, (1968 UK No.1 single 'With A Little Help From My Friends', plus 8 other UK Top 40 singles, 1982 US No.1 single with Jennifer Warnes 'Up Where We Belong').

1942, Born on this day, Jill Jackson, Paul and Paula, (1963 US No.1 & UK No.8 single, 'Hey Paula').

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by lmk_new on May 23rd, 2006 at 6:25am
Hey, I was born on May 20, 1966!  Hit the big 40 on Saturday and was playing some Romantics tunes all night at the party.   :)

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Jun 3rd, 2006 at 7:53pm
Had to include a couple of locals for today's birthday.  Anyone remember Mike and Suzi Quatro?



1950, Born on this day, Suzi Quatro, vocals, bass, (1973 UK No.1 single 'Can The Can', plus 10 other UK Top 40 singles, 1979 US No.4 single with Chris Norman, (Stumblin' In').  

1947, Born on this day, Dave Alexander, bass, Iggy Pop And The Stooges. Died 10th February 1975.  






Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by BrewCity on Jun 4th, 2006 at 12:45am
Suzi Quatro, also known as Leather Tuscadero on Happy Days.

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Jun 10th, 2006 at 8:46pm
chloe shares her birthday with a couple of other worthy mentions!


1961, Born on this day, Kim Deal, bass guitar, vocals, Pixies, (1990 UK No.28 single 'Velouria'), The Breeders, (1993 UK No.40 'Cannonball EP').

1944, Born on this day, Rick Price, The Move, (1969 UK No.1 single 'Blackberry Way'), Wizzard, (1973 UK No.1 single 'See My Baby Jive').

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Jun 21st, 2006 at 6:25pm
1944, Born on this day, Ray Davies, guitar, vocals, The Kinks, (1964 UK No.1 & US No.7 'You Really Got Me', 1967 UK No.2 single 'Waterloo Sunset' plus 19 other UK Top 40 singles. 1983 US No.6 single 'Come Dancing').

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on Jun 21st, 2006 at 7:13pm
Don't forget that Ray Davies will be at the Tastefest on July 1st! ;)

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Jun 23rd, 2006 at 5:59pm
June 23
1940, Born on this day, Stu Sutcliffe, bass, The Beatles, 1960-61. Stayed in Hamburg until his death, died of a brain haemorrhage in an ambulance on the way to hospital on April 10th 1962, aged 22.

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Jul 7th, 2006 at 5:16pm
1952, Born on this day, Lynval Golding, guitar, The Specials, (1981 UK No.1 single 'Ghost Town').

1944, Born on this day, Warren Entner, Grass Roots, (1968 US No.5 single 'Midnight Confessions', plus 13 other US Top 40 singles).


loved both of those bands!

can you name the other grass roots hits?  (no fair googling)

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on Jul 7th, 2006 at 9:50pm
I'm not sure that I know who the Grass Roots are!

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by Kevin64 on Jul 9th, 2006 at 9:20am

bookies_original wrote on Jul 7th, 2006 at 5:16pm:
1952, Born on this day, Lynval Golding, guitar, The Specials, (1981 UK No.1 single 'Ghost Town').

1944, Born on this day, Warren Entner, Grass Roots, (1968 US No.5 single 'Midnight Confessions', plus 13 other US Top 40 singles).


loved both of those bands!

can you name the other grass roots hits?  (no fair googling)

Off the top of my head I could name a few:
Let's Live For Today
I'd Wait A Million Years
Temptation Eyes
Sooner Or Later
Two Divided By Love
Heaven Knows
Baby Hold On
Guess you can tell I'm a big Grass Roots fan! ;)

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Jul 9th, 2006 at 8:14pm
i just learned that they have released a couple of "best of" cd's in 2006!

i was a huge fan too!

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Jul 9th, 2006 at 8:18pm
1975, Born on this day, Jack White, (John Gillis), guitar, vocals, The White Stripes, (2003 UK No.1 album Elephant).

Happy Birthday!!

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on Jul 9th, 2006 at 9:38pm
1939 James Hampton Okla City OK, actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop)
1939 Richard Roundtree New Rochelle NY, actor (Shaft, Roots)
1943 Bon Scott vocalist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)
1946 Mitch Mitchell drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
1947 O(renthal) J(ames) Simpson SF, NFL running back (Buf Bills)/actor
1952 John Tesh Garden City NY, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)
1954 Debbie Sledge Phila, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family)
1955 Jimmy Smits NYC, actor (Victor-LA Law, Running Scared, Believers)
1956 Marc Almond rocker (Everything I Want Love to Be)
1956 Tom Hanks Concord, Calif, actor (Bossom Buddies, Big, Punchline)
1957 Kelly McGillis Newport Beach Ca, actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness)
1959 Jim Kerr rocker (Simple Minds-Don't You Forget About Me)
1963 Pamela Annette Sanders Miami Florida, playmate (November, 1985)
1965 Frank Bello Bronx NY, rock bassist (Anthrax-Protest & Survive)
1971 Bobby Leslie TV rocker (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on Jul 9th, 2006 at 9:44pm
Oops, I forgot Ms. Courtney Love born today in 1965!  I can't believe that we are the same age!  Well, almost! ;)

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on Jul 10th, 2006 at 11:05pm
July 10th: Born on this day

1980, Born on this day, Jessica Simpson, US singer, (2000 UK No.7 single 'I Wanna Love You Forever'). Featured on MTV 'Newlyweds' show with her husband ex 98 Degrees member Nick Lachey.

1970, Born on this day, Jason Orange, vocals, Take That, (1995 UK No.1 single 'Back For Good' plus seven other UK No.1 singles. The groups second album 'Everything Changes' was a UK No.1 in 1993, spending 78 weeks on the chart). The band reformed without Robbie Williams in 2006.).

1965, Born on this day, Peter DiStefano, Porno For Pyros, (1993 US No.3 & UK No.3 self titled album).

1964, Born on this day, Graham Lambert, guitar, Inspiral Carpets, (1990 UK No.14 single 'This Is How It Feels').

1960, Born on this day, Martyn P Casey, keyboards, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, (1996 UK No.36 single with PJ Harvey, 'Henry Lee').

1954, Born on this day, Neil Tennant, vocals, Pet Shop Boys, (1986 UK & US No.1 single 'West End Girls', plus 3 other UK No.1 singles and over 20 UK Top 40 hits). Tennant is the former editor of music paper Smash Hits.

1950, Born on this day, Greg Kihn, US singer, (1983 US No.2 & UK No.63 single 'Jeopardy').

1949, Born on this day, Dave Smalley, The Young Rascals, (1967 US No.1 and UK No.8 single 'Groovin'). The Raspberries, (1972 US N.5 single 'Go All The Way').

1949, Born on this day, Ronnie James Dio, vocals, Rainbow, Black Sabbath.

1947, Born on this day, Arlo Guthrie, US singer, songwriter, son of folksinger Woody Guthrie, (1967 album 'Alice's Restaurant', 1972 US No.18 single 'The City Of New Orleans').

1944, Born on this day, John Dymond, (Beaky), guitar, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich, (1968 UK No.1 single 'Legend Of Xanadu').

1943, Born on this day, Jerry Miller, guitar, Moby Grape, (1967 album 'Moby Grape').

1941, Born on this day, Ian Whitcomb, UK singer, (1965 US No.8 single 'You Turn Me On, Turn On Song').


Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on Jul 11th, 2006 at 11:38pm
July 11th: Born on this day

1975, Born on this day, Lil' Kim, US singer, (Kimberly Jones), 1997 UK No.11 single 'Not Tonight', 2001 US & UK No.1 single with Christina Aguilera, Mya and Pink, 'Lady Marmalade').

1975, Born on this day, Rick McMurray, drums, Ash, (1995 UK No.11 single 'Girl From Mars', 1996 UK No.1 album '1977').

1966, Born on this day, Mel Appleby, (Mel and Kim, 1987 UK No.1 single 'Respectable').

1959, Born on this day, Richie Sambora, guitar, Bon Jovi, (1986 us No.1 album 'Slippery When Wet' plus 5 UK No.1 albums. 1987 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'Livin' On A Prayer').

1959, Born on this day, Susanne Vega, US singer, songwriter, (1990 UK No.2 single 'Tom's Diner', with DNA).

1957, Born on this day, Pete Murphy, vocals, Bhaus, (1982 UK No.15 single 'Ziggy Stardust'). Solo.

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on Jul 14th, 2006 at 1:32am
     
July 13th: Born on this day

1961, Born on this day, Lawrence Donegan, bass, Lloyd Cole And The Commotions, (1985 UK No.19 single 'Brand New Friend').

1942, Born on this day, Roger McGuinn, guitar, vocals, The Byrds, (1965 US & UK No.1 single 'Mr Tambourine Man'). He was the only member of The Byrds to play on the hit, the others being session players.

1942, Born on this day, Stephen Jo Bladd, drums, The J Geils Band, (1982 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Centerfold').

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Jul 17th, 2006 at 5:39pm
July 18
1948, Born on this day, Ron Asheton, guitar, Iggy Pop And The Stooges, (1973 album 'Raw Power').

did ja know that ron has some film credits on his resume too as an actor and many more (which i havent listed as composer)?

Frostbiter: Wrath of the Wendigo (1996)  
Legion of the Night (1995)
Mosquito (1995)--i saw this one.  very campy and cool.
Hellmaster (1992)  

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on Jul 18th, 2006 at 6:03pm
I can't say that I saw a single one of those!

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Jul 26th, 2006 at 7:35pm
1943, Born on this day, Mick Jagger, vocals, The Rolling Stones, (1969 UK & US No.1 single 'Honky Tonk Women', and over 35 UK & US Top 40 singles and albums). Solo (1985 UK No.1 single with David Bowie 'Dancing In The Street'). 1985 UK No. 6 album solo album 'She's The Boss.



whether you love or hate the stones, you gotta love mick!

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by solodka on Aug 11th, 2006 at 8:41pm
Today,  on Aug. 11:
Former TV talk show host Mike Douglas is 81.

Actress-TV personality Arlene Dahl is 78.

Actress Anna Massey is 69.

Bassist Jim Kale of the Guess Who is 63.

Country singer John Conlee is 60.

Singer Eric Carmen is 57.

Wrestler-actor Hulk Hogan is 53.

Singer Joe Jackson is 52.

Actor Joe Rogan (Fear Factor,NewsRadio ) is 39.

Rock guitarist Charlie Sexton is 38.

Drummer Chris Dave of Mint Condition is 38.

Rap DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad (Lucy Pearl, A Tribe Called Quest) is 36.

Actor Will Friedle (Boy Meets World ) is 30.

Rapper Chris Kelly of Kris Kross is 28. Singer J-Boog (B2K) is 21.


Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by bookies_original on Aug 16th, 2006 at 6:16pm
1949, Born on this day, Scott Asheton, drums, Iggy Pop And The Stooges, (1973 album 'Raw Power').

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by oldfriend on Feb 25th, 2008 at 7:50pm
George Harrison would have been 65 today.

Title: Re: Today's Birthday
Post by oldfriend on Feb 26th, 2008 at 9:14am
I never forget George's because it's mine as well. Had a very nice one with my family, thanks.

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