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26th Dec 2008, 11:11
Have you ever done this? Go to This Day in Music.com (http://www.thisdayinmusic.com) and enter your day and month.

And it shows all the birthdays for that day. Here's mine for Jan 17th. Some good ones! (I left the bad ones out).

1948, Born on this day, Mick Taylor, guitar, John Mayalls Bluesbreakers, joined The Rolling Stones, in 1969 left in 1974. (1971 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Brown Sugar'). Also worked with Bob Dylan, Mike Oldfield, Jack Bruce and Ron Wood.

1955, Born on this day, Steve Earle, US singer, songwriter, (1988 UK No. 45 single ‘Copperhead Road’, Country and independent No.1 album ‘Trancendental Blues.’ Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Gretchen Peters, Shawn Colvin and Eddi Reader have all covered his songs).

1956, Born on this day, Paul Young, singer, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Wherever I Lay My Hat, That's My Home', 1985 US No.1 single 'Everytime You Go Away'. The Streetband, (1978 UK No.18 single 'Toast.' Also lead singer with 1980's Q-Tips a soul covers band.

1959, Born on this day, Susanna Hoffs, guitar vocals, The Bangles, (1986 UK No.2 single with Prince song 'Manic Monday', 1986 US No.1 single 'Walk Like An Egyptian').

1963, Born on this day, Andy Rourke, bass, The Smiths, (1984 UK No.10 single 'Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles).

26th Dec 2008, 19:36
Have you ever done this? Go to This Day in Music.com and enter your day and month.

Nope. Been meaning to tho.... definitely on my list of things to do but never seem to find the time somehow. If I tell you my birthday can you do it? Help a brother out..?

Scooby Don't
26th Dec 2008, 21:02
Bob Dylan shares my birthday, along with Queen Victoria though she never signed to a label....

27th Dec 2008, 00:37
Share mine with Suggs or Graham McPherson if you prefer:ok:

27th Dec 2008, 02:40
1955, Born on this day, Lars Ulrich, drums, Metallica, (1991 UK No.5 single 'Enter Sandman', 1991 US & UK No.1 album 'Metallica').

1968, Led Zeppelin started their first North American tour supporting Vanilla Fudge and Spirit at Denver Auditorium, Colorado, tickets for this Sunday night gig cost $5.
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1999, soul singer, songwriter Curtis Mayfield died aged 57. He was a member of The Impressions, (1965 US No.7 single 'Lilies Of The Field') and solo, (1971 UK No.12 single 'Move On Up', 1972 US No.4 single 'Freddie's Dead, Theme From Superfly').
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27th Dec 2008, 06:00
Cheryl Baker (Bucks Fizz)
Gaz Coombs (Supergrass)

27th Dec 2008, 10:45
1943, singer, guitarist, Steve Miller, (1974 US No.1 & 1990 UK No.1 single 'The Joker').
1947, Brian Johnson, vocals, Geordie, (1973 UK No.6 single 'Because Of You'). Joined AC/DC in 1980, after the death of Bon Scott. 1980 UK No.1 & US No.4 album 'Back in Black' sold over 10 million copies. 1948, Lucius Ross, Funkadelic, (1978 US No.16 album 'One Nation Under A Groove').
1949, Brian Connolly, vocals, Sweet, (1973 UK No.1 single 'Blockbuster', plus 14 other UK Top 40 singles). Connolly died of kidney and liver failure on 10th February 1997.
1950, Eddie Clarke, Motorhead, (1980 UK No.15 single 'Ace Of Spades'). 1952, Harold Faltemeyer, (1985 UK No.2 7 US No.3 single 'Axel F'). 1954, Bob Geldof, Irish singer, songwriter, actor and political activist. The Boomtown Rats, (1979 UK No.1 single 'I Don't Like Mondays' plus 10 other UK Top 40 singles). Geldof was the driving force behind the Band Aid relief project
1955, Leo Barnes, Hothouse Flowers, (1988 UK No.11 single 'Don't Go'). 1955,Russell Craig Mael, Sparks, (1974 UK No.2 single 'This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us').
1957,Lee Thompson, sax, vocals, Madness, (1982 UK No.1 single 'House Of Fun' & over 20 other UK top 40 hits).
Not too bad really!

27th Dec 2008, 11:37
Spiritinthesky, no point me repeating all the info about who shares my birthday as I found out we share a birthday lol.

All the best people were born in Jan, especially the 17th:D

27th Dec 2008, 13:46
hmmm I share B-date with ..... " Born on this day, Michael Jackson, singer, songwriter "

27th Dec 2008, 13:52
Snap, traveler!

Try the BBC's website as well: BBC ON THIS DAY | Front Page (http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/default.stm)

Comes up with some pretty interesting stuff, music and non-music related.


keel beam
27th Dec 2008, 14:43
The Boss - Bruce Springsteen on my birth date.

Another, ehhmm, singer? Sherry Blair. :yuk:

Well we can't all have notable, nice, people on our birth dates.

27th Dec 2008, 15:33
Kylie Minogue. She's not as old as me but much prettier. She can come to my party if she likes.

Rob Courtney
27th Dec 2008, 15:47
12th August, one of the best guitarists around Mark Knopfler

27th Dec 2008, 15:53
>2001, Dave Stewart married fashion photographer Anouska Fisz on a private beach on the French Riviera. Guest's included Elton John, Mick Jagger, Oasis boys Liam and Noel Gallagher and his former Eurythmics partner Annie Lennox.

And he forgot to invite me!

>1901, Born on this day, Louis Armstrong, singer, bandleader, trumpet, (1964 US No.1 single 'Hello Dolly!' 1968 UK No.1 single 'What A Wonderful World'). Died 6th July 1971.

So he won't come to my parties on Aug 4th.

Just like P. B.Shelley.

27th Dec 2008, 19:15
Me I share mine with:

1944, Born on this day, 1944, Jimmy Page, guitarist and producer, Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin. 1969 US No.4 single 'Whole Lotta Love.' The bands fourth album released in 1971 featuring the rock classic 'Stairway To Heaven' has sold over 11 million copies. The Honeydrippers, (with Robert Plant, Jeff Beck & Nile Rodgers), 1984 US No.3 single 'Sea Of Love'. As a session guitarist in the 60's played on 'Here Comes The Night' by Them, 'Shout' by Lulu and The Who's 'Can't Explain'.

and he's older, just....

27th Dec 2008, 21:48
Lionel Richie for me - the very same day and year too! But I'm not telling which year ;)

[Edited to add:]

Oi Parapunter (next post), there goes:

a. some more of my scarcely remaining incognito

b. any chance at all of avoiding those 'bus pass jokes next year.....:(

27th Dec 2008, 22:18
June 20, 1949 then.:cool:

His dudeness
27th Dec 2008, 22:36
Amongst others:
1941, Born on this day, Jon Lord, keyboards, Deep Purple, (1970 UK No.2 single 'Black Night'), 1973 US No. 4 single 'Smoke On The Water').

I think of that every time I hear 'Child in Time'.

Effluent Man
29th Dec 2008, 13:49
Gary Glitter

29th Dec 2008, 14:56
It really is my birthday today, and this is the text of an email I received from PPRuNe Forums......

"Hello Sayagainover,

We at PPRuNe Forums would like to wish you a happy birthday today!"


I wonder if Sayagainover got the same greeting?

29th Dec 2008, 15:19
"Born on this day, Hamilton Lee, Furniture, (1986 UK No.21 single 'Brilliant Mind')"

Wow, I'm so excited to share my date and year of birth with such a legend! :sad:

29th Dec 2008, 23:10
Me, I got Bing Crosby, Link Wray, Engelbert Humperdink, Lou Gramm... and some little girl named Lily Allen. Outside the music world, I can boast sharing a birthday with Catherine the Great, Dr. Spock, Alan Titchmarsh, and David bleedin' Beckham.

30th Dec 2008, 08:42
Oh MAN! I wish I hadn't done that!

I share a birthday with..... Britney Spears :yuk:

and Nelly Furtado :ok:

30th Dec 2008, 08:49
James Brown ,Frankie Valli, Mary Hopkin and Chris Cross:ok:

Effluent Man
30th Dec 2008, 13:42
Gets worse..Lord Glitter of Bangkok...plus Norman Lamont.

30th Dec 2008, 13:54
I haven't checked your link thingie, but I do know that I was born on exactly the same day as Patsy Kensit...she is wearing rather better than me, I think...:hmm:

30th Dec 2008, 15:28
Far more interesting i think is that Elvis "i ate all the pies" Presley shuffled off on my second birthday!

Der absolute Hammer
30th Dec 2008, 15:32
That cool calm and suave womanising fellow, with whom I have the much in common, Carlos, King of Spain, shares mine.
Each year I send him an e mail telling him how fortunate he is. He never replies, must be the Basque in his family that dictates those manners?

30th Dec 2008, 17:00
Barry Manilow but then I already knew that, I also have the misfortune to share my birthday with Red Ken Livingstone.

30th Dec 2008, 21:33
Charlotte Church.

Is that a good thing?

30th Dec 2008, 22:49
Tupac and Patrick Waite from Musical Youth. 16th June has a lot to answer for!

Effluent Man
31st Dec 2008, 18:46
Tupac? We used to use this for painting cars years ago.Surely some mistake.

31st Dec 2008, 23:51
Surely some mistake.

Don't call him Shirley!

Sorry, that's not not funny any more is it?