1919 – Born on this day, Liberace, (Wladziu Valentinon Liberace), US pianist — 1919 – Born on this day, Liberace, (Wladziu Valentinon Liberace), US pianist, singer, TV presenter, (1955 UK No.20 single ‘Unchained Melody’). He died on 4th February 1997.
1939 – Born on this day, Pervis Jackson, vocals, The Detroit Spinners — 1939 – Born on this day, Pervis Jackson, vocals, The Detroit Spinners, (1980 UK No.1 & US No.2 single ‘Working My Way Back To You’). Died of cancer on 18th [...]
1944 – Born on this day, Billy Cobham, jazz drummer, worked with Miles Davis, Mahavishnu Orchestra, James Brown, Mahuvishna Orchestra, Santana and Soundtrack to the film ‘Shaft’.
1946 – Born on this day, Robert Fripp, King Crimson, (1969 UK No.5 album, ‘In The Court Of The Crimson King’).
1947 – Born on this day, Darrell Sweet, Nazareth, (1973 UK No.9 single ‘Broken Down Angel’ 1976 US No. 8 single ‘Love Hurts’). Died on 30th April 1999 after suffering [...]
1953 – Born on this day, Richard Page, Mr Mister, (1985 US No.1 & 1986 UK No.4 single ‘Broken Wings).
1966 – Janet Jackson is born in Gary, Ind., the youngest of the Jackson family. She is married briefly in 1984 to James DeBarge of DeBarge. In 1991, she signed the first of two record-breaking, multi-million dollar contracts with Virgin Records, establishing her as one of the highest paid artists in the industry.