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ALANIS MORISSETTE
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 June 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Alanis Morissette was born the daughter of Georgia Mary Ann Feuerstein, a Hungarian born teacher, and Alan Richard Morissette, a French-Canadian high school principal.

ANDY GRIFFITH
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 June 1926
 
Description: Actor, Producer, Writer, Director, Country singer,
 
Summary: Griffith, an only child, was born the son of Geneva and Carl Lee Griffith. To this day, Mount Airy annually celebrates Griffith and his eponymous television series with "Mayberry Days".

BRANDI CARLILE
 
Date Born: Monday 1 June 1981
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A great voice and a pleasure to listen to. In 2005, she was featured on Rolling Stone's "10 Artists to Watch in 2005" list.

CHARLENE
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 June 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
 
Summary: Her career began doing commercials and demos in California. She also was backup singer for Petula Clark.

DAN HAMILTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 June 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Dan Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds hold a special place in the annals of rock and not just for their oldies station perennial "Don't Pull Your Love (Out)."

EDWARD WOODWARD
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 June 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Singer, UK
 
Summary: He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1978. At the 1987 Golden Globe Awards, he won Best Actor in a Dramatic TV Series for his role of Robert McCall in The Equalizer. At the Emmy Award from 1986 to 1990, he was nominated each year for The Equalizer.

FRANK CORDELL
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 June 1918
 
Description: Composer, Arranger and Conductor
 
Summary: He was nominated for the Academy Award and Golden Globe for his feature film score of Cromwell, 1970.

HAZEL DICKENS
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 June 1935
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Became an active member in the Baltimore-Washington area bluegrass and folk music scene during the 1960s.

JASON DONOVAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 June 1968
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Donovan made his first television appearance at the age of eleven in a guest role on the Australian series Skyways.

JIMMY SPRUILL
 
Date Born: Friday 1 June 1934
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born into a sharecropping family in North Carolina.

JOAN CAULFIELD
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 June 1922
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born while her family resided in East Orange, New Jersey, she moved to West Orange during childhood.During her teenage years, the family moved to New York City where Joan eventually attended Columbia University.

JOHN FARNHAM
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 June 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Australian
 
Summary: It was around the late seventies he changed his stage name to John Farnham. His one recording hit in this period was a reworking of the Beatles' "Help!" in 1980.

JOHNNY BOND
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 June 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

LAFAYETTE LEAKE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 June 1920
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Leake played piano on One Dozen Berrys, Chuck Berry's second album, released in 1958 under Chess Records.

LINDA SCOTT
 
Date Born: Friday 1 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Queens, New York, Scott was 11 when she moved with her family to Teaneck, New Jersey and was still in school (Teaneck High School Class of '63)

LISA HARTMAN BLACK
 
Date Born: Friday 1 June 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Major role in the primetime soap Knots Landing, as rock singer Ciji Dunne, during 1982 and 1983.

MARILYN MONROE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 June 1926
 
Description: Actress, Model, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson in the charity ward of the Los Angeles County Hospital. According to biographer Fred Lawrence Guiles, her grandmother, Della Monroe Grainger, had her baptized Norma Jeane Baker by Aimee Semple McPherson. Although she took a stagename of Marilyn Monroe in 1946, she did not legally change her name to Marilyn Monroe, 1956.

MORGAN FREEMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 June 1937
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Freeman was born the son of Mayme Edna. A cleaner, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, Sr, a barber who died in 1961 from liver cirrhosis. He was sent as an infant to his paternal grandmother in Charleston, Mississippi.

NELSON RIDDLE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 June 1921
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader, Aranger, USA
 
Summary: Riddle was born the only child of Marie Albertine Riddle and Nelson Smock Riddle, Sr. Following his father's interest in music, he began taking piano lessons at age eight.

PAT BOONE
 
Date Born: Friday 1 June 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Pat Boone has claimed to be a direct descendant of the American pioneer Daniel Boone. He grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and graduated from Columbia University in 1958.

RONNIE DUNN
 
Date Born: Monday 1 June 1953
 
Description: Bassist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A son of a "rambling, free spirited oil field worker" and a grounded, conservative Baptist mother. He began school in Blanca, New Mexico and finished his formal education at Abilene Christian University in 1974 as a psychology major.

RONNIE WOOD
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 June 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Wood began his career in 1964 with the Birds, based in Yiewsley, Middlesex.

STEPHANIE SARGENT
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 June 1968
 
Description: Guitarist.USA
 
Summary: Stefanie Sargent — guitar (1968–1992); died of a heroin overdose on June 27, 1992

WAYNE NELSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 June 1950
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: An American musician best known for being a member of the famed Australian rock band, "Little River Band".

WILLIAM GUEST
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 June 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The longest-lived incarnation of the act featured Gladys Knight on lead vocals.

CARL BUTLER
 
Date Born: Monday 2 June 1924
 
Description: Vocal Duo, USA
 
Summary: A Duo during the sixties formed in 1962. Carl Butler, a singer songwriter with success behind him with his songs writing.

CHARLIE WATTS
 
Date Born: Monday 2 June 1941
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Charlie Watts was born to a lorry driver for a precursor and his wife Jessica Mort Watts at University College Hospital, London, England, and raised in Islington and Wembley boroughs.

DAVID DUNDAS
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Dundas is the son of the 3rd Marquess of Zetland, and was educated at Harrow and the Central School of Speech and Drama.

DIANA MANGANO
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 June 1968
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Mangano was replaced in Starship by vocalist Cathy Richardson in early 2008

EDWARD ELGAR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 June 1857
 
Description: Composer, Violinist, UK
 
Summary: Edward Elgar was born in the small village of Lower Broadheath outside Worcester, England to William Elgar, a piano tuner and music dealer.

GRETCHEN WILSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 June 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Wilson's "I Don't Feel Like Loving You Today" was nominated for two Grammy Awards: Best Female Country Vocal Performance, and Best Country Song.

HOWARD JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 June 1897
 
Description: Pianist, Song lyricist, USA
 
Summary: After private music study, Johnson began his career as a pianist in Boston stage and film theatres.

IAN CHRISTIE
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 June 1927
 
Description: Clarinetist, UK
 
Summary: He toured with Mick Mulligan's band and George Melly in the '50s and '60s.

JERRY MATHERS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 June 1948
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Mathers began his career at the age of 2 when he appeared as a child model for a department store ad. Soon after, he starred in a commercial for PET Milk opposite vaudeville comedian Ed Wynn.

JIMMY JONES - USA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 June 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: African American, singer/songwriter who moved to New York City while a teenager.

JOHNNY COLLA
 
Date Born: Monday 2 June 1952
 
Description: Saxophonist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Colla has written such classics as "The Heart of Rock and Roll", "The Power of Love", and "If This Is It".

JOHNNY WEISSMULLER
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 June 1904
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He was the son of German-speaking parents of Roman Catholic and Jewish background[citation needed], Petrus Weißmüller and Elisabeth Kersch, according to his birth and baptismal records.Johnny Weissmuller has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.

MARVIN HAMLISCH
 
Date Born: Friday 2 June 1944
 
Description: Composer, Films, USA
 
Summary: Hamlisch was born in New York City, the son of Viennese Jewish parents Lily (née Schachter) and Max Hamlisch.He was the youngest student to be excepted by the Julliard School practicing to be a concert pianist.

MERRIL BAINBRIDGE
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 June 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: She is often mentioned in "Where Are They Now?" lists on television. She has been working backstage as a composer for other Australian pop artists.

MICHAEL STEELE
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 June 1955
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocals, USA
 
Summary: She began her professional career as Micki Steele in the teen-girl band The Runaways, among the first all-female rock groups.

MILO OSHEA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 June 1926
 
Description: Actor, Ireland
 
Summary: Other notable stage appearances include Mass Appeal (1981) in which he originated the role of "Father Tim Farley" (for which he was nominated for a Tony Award as "Best Actor" in 1982

SKIP JAMES
 
Date Born: Monday 2 June 1902
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: James was born near Bentonia, Mississippi. His father was a converted bootlegger turned preacher.

TONY HADLEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 June 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Tony Hadley was born in Islington, London. He is an English pop singer who fronted the 1980s New Romantic band Spandau Ballet.

WALLACE HARTLEY - TITANIC
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 June 1878
 
Description: Vocalist , UK
 
Summary: He became famous for leading the eight member band as the ship sank on 15 April 1912. He died in the sinking.

ANITA HARRIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK
 
Summary: Best known in Britain as a singer and entertainer.She became known as a variety entertainer, and appeared in a number of the Carry On films, notably Follow That Camel and Carry on Doctor.

BOOTS RANDOLPH
 
Date Born: Friday 3 June 1927
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: His final solo studio album A Whole New Ballgame was released June 12, 2007.

CLIVE SHAKESPEARE
 
Date Born: Friday 3 June 1949
 
Description: Guitarist,Vocalist, Compose, Producer, Australia
 
Summary: With his family he migrated to Australia and settled in Sydney. As lead guitarist, he joined various bands including The Road Agents in 1968 in Sydney with Terry Hyland on vocals.

COLLEEN DEWHURST
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 June 1924
 
Description: Actress, Canadian
 
Summary: Born in Canada, raised in United States since the age of 13, she studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

CURTIS MAYFIELD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 June 1942
 
Description: Musician, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Wells High School. He dropped out of high school early to become lead singer and songwriter for "The Impressions".

DAKOTA STATON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 June 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She released several critically acclaimed albums in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

DENIECE WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 June 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born June Deniece Chandler in 1950 in Gary, Indiana, Williams career began in the 1970s when she became a backup vocalist for Stevie Wonder as part of "Wonderlove", along with Minnie Riperton.

ENZO JANNACCI
 
Date Born: Monday 3 June 1935
 
Description: Italian singer-songwriter, actor and stand-up comedian. Italy
 
Summary: Italian singer-songwriter, actor and stand-up comedian. He is regarded as one of the most important artists in the post-war Italian music scene.

GORDON PIPER
 
Date Born: Friday 3 June 1932
 
Description: Film and television actor and theatre director and scriptwriter.
 
Summary: Piper is best known for his long-term role as plumber Bob Hatfield in the television series A Country Practice

IAN HUNTER
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 June 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboards, Bass, UK
 
Summary: Hunter's entry into the music business came after a chance encounter with Colin York and Colin Broom at Butlin's Holiday Camp, where the trio won a talent competition performing "Blue Moon".

JAMIE ONEAL
 
Date Born: Monday 3 June 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Jamie O'Neal born to parents, Jimmy and Julie Murphy, who were also professional musicians.

JAN PEERCE
 
Date Born: Friday 3 June 1904
 
Description: Vocalist,USA
 
Summary: In 1971 he made his Broadway debut as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof.

JIMMY ROGERS - BLUES GUITARIST
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 June 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Jimmy Rogers was born James A. Lane in Ruleville, Mississippi on June 3, 1924 and was raised in Atlanta and Memphis.

JOSEPHINE BAKER
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 June 1906
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Baker was born the daughter of Carrie McDonald. Baker's true background is unknown.

MEMPHIS MINNIE
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 June 1897
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 
Summary: In 1980, she was inducted into the Blues Foundation's Hall of Fame.

MICHAEL CLARKE
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 June 1944
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Clarke was not an accomplished musician prior to joining the Byrds, he had never played drums and, after joining the Byrds, not having a drum set practiced on cardboard boxes and a tambourine.

SUZI QUATRO
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 June 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist
 
Summary: Suzi Quatro was one of the first female rock stars to make a name world wide.

TED CURSON
 
Date Born: Monday 3 June 1935
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Curson attended Granoff School of Music in Philadelphia. At the suggestion of Miles Davis, he moved to New York in 1956.

TONY CURTIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 June 1925
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He was so popular during the 1950s as a screen hunk that Elvis Presley copied his on-screen ducktail hairstyle. In October 2008, Curtis released his latest autobiography American Prince: A Memoir (Harmony Books), written with Peter Golenbock.

WES MONTGOMERY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 June 1925
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Montgomery came from a musical family, in which his brothers, Monk string bass and electric bass and Buddy vibraphone, and piano, were jazz performers.

AL B SURE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 June 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Brown was a star football quarterback at Mount Vernon High School in New York who rejected an athletic scholarship to the University of Iowa to pursue a music career.

ANGELINA JOLIE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 June 1975
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born in Los Angeles, California, Jolie is the daughter of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. Jolie is the niece of Chip Taylor, sister of James Haven and the god-daughter of Jacqueline Bisset and Maximilian Schell. On her father's side, she is of Slovak and German descent, and on her mother's side she is French Canadian and is said to be part Iroquois.

ANNETTE BEARD
 
Date Born: Friday 4 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Signing to Motown Records' new Gordy subsidiary, Martha and the Vandellas gained a stature as hitmakers in the label almost as quickly after they were signed.

CLIFF BENNETT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Cliff Bennett was one of the most under-rated R&B singers of his generation. His group, the Rebel Rousers, evolved during 1958 and 1959 taking their name from a Duane Eddy hit of the time.

DIGBY WOLFE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 June 1929
 
Description: Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Television host, UK
 
Summary: Moving to Australia in 1959, where he made frequent television appearances and was host of the variety shows Review '61 and Review '62.

FREDDY FENDER
 
Date Born: Friday 4 June 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Fender and his parents traveled throughout the United States as a circus act.Fender quit school and started a three year hitch in the United States Marine Corps. He returned to Texas and played nightclubs, bars and honky-tonks throughout the south, mostly to Latino audiences.

GEORGE WALLACE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 June 1895
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, Lyricist, Australian
 
Summary: Late in 1919 Jack Paterson and Wallace had teamed up at the Newtown Bridge Theatre as 'Dinks' and 'Onkus' - 'The Two Drunks', a knockabout comedy act inspired by the success of 'Stiffy' and 'Mo'.

GORDON WALLER
 
Date Born: Monday 4 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Mainly known as "Gordon" of 1960s duo "Peter & Gordon", whose biggest hit was "World Without Love" written by Paul McCartney.

JADE MacRAE
 
Date Born: Monday 4 June 1979
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: The daughter of two professional New Zealand musicians who live in the United Kingdom (UK).

JOHN PERRY - UK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 June 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: He is most recognised for his involvement with the English punk rock band, The Only Ones.

KASEY CHAMBERS
 
Date Born: Friday 4 June 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Chambers is a new bread of Astralian country music relying on self composed songs with s fresh outlook.

MORGANA KING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 June 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: "She has a gift that makes popular music… classical." —Donny Hathaway. She is a noted jazz singer, who is regarded as a "musician's singer."

ROBERT MERRILL
 
Date Born: Monday 4 June 1917
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Merrill's 1944 operatic debut was in Verdi's Aida at Newark, New Jersey, with the famous tenor Giovanni Martinelli, then in the later stages of his long operatic career. Robert Merrill made 769 performances with the Metropolitan Opera in the following 21 roles:

ROBIE PORTER
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 June 1942
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, Composer, Management
 
Summary: During the early sixties Porter was known as Rob E.G. A regualar on Australian Bandstand recording many hits that were mainly instrumentals.

ROSALIND RUSSELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 June 1907
 
Description: Actress, singer, screenwriter, USA
 
Summary: Best known for her role as a fast-talking newspaper reporter in the Howard Hawks screwball comedy His Girl Friday

STEFAN LESSARD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 June 1974
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He was born to musicians Ron and Janaki Lessard. After moving a number of times during his childhood, Stefan and his family eventually settled in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1987.

VINCE EAGAR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 June 1940
 
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Roy Taylor was one of many converts to the skiffling craze of 1956/57. He also sang at the famed 2 I's Coffee Bar in London's West End.

BILL HAYES
 
Date Born: Friday 5 June 1925
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Hayes is perhaps best known for his role as Doug Williams on Days of Our Lives.

BRETT JAMES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 June 1968
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, record producer
 
Summary: An American singer, songwriter and record producer. Signed to Career Records a division of Arista Nashville as a solo artist in 1995, James charted three singles and released a self-titled debut album that year. He returned to Arista as a recording artist in 2002, releasing two more singles.

FRANK ESLER-SMITH
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 June 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Classical music was his first love and he worked conducting the orchestras for live theater, concerts and recordings.

FREDDIE STONE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Sly & The Family Stone: one of the most innovative groups popular music has ever known, a band that instigated a musical revolution.

JADE GOODY
 
Date Born: Friday 5 June 1981
 
Description: Television personality UK
 
Summary: In April 2009, Goody was named the "ultimate reality TV star" by Digital Spy and plans were announced for Jade the Musical.

KENNY G
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 June 1956
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Kenny first came into contact with a saxophone when he heard someone performing with one on The Ed Sullivan Show.

KURT EDELHAGEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 June 1920
 
Description: Band Leader, USA
 
Summary: His Radio Orchestra played at the opening ceremony of the 1972 Munich Olympics.

LAURIE ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 June 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Laurie Anderson married longtime companion Lou Reed in a private ceremony in Boulder, Colorado.

MICHAEL DAVIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 June 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Davis became the bassist for Detroit's radical proto-punk band the MC5 in 1964.

ROSS NOBLE
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 June 1976
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, UK
 
Summary: In 2012 Noble made his movie debut in the horror movie Stitches.

TOM EVANS
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 June 1947
 
Description: Singer, songwriter
 
Summary: In 1969, The Iveys changed their name to Badfinger and Paul McCartney of The Beatles gave the group a boost by offering them his song "Come and Get It" which he produced for the band.

TONY JACKSON - USA
 
Date Born: Monday 5 June 1876
 
Description: Pianist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Jackson became the most popular and sought after entertainer in Storyville. He was said to be able to remember and play any tune he had heard once, and was hardly ever stumped by obscure requests.

WILLIAM BOYD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 June 1895
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: The original American Pie album by Don McLean inner sleeve featured a free verse poem written by McLean about Boyd, also known as Hopalong Cassidy, along with a picture of Boyd in full Hopalong regalia. This sleeve was removed within a year of the album's release. The words to this poem appear on a plaque at the hospital where Boyd died.

AL GREY
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 June 1925
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: Al Grey's early trombone style was inspired by Trummy Young.

CAROL RICHARDS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 June 1922
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was the movie singing voice for Vera Ellen, Cyd Charisse, and for Betta St. John.

DENNIS FLEMION
 
Date Born: Monday 6 June 1955
 
Description: Drums, USA
 
Summary: He was the primary percussionist for the band. Dennis was also a temporary member of The Smashing Pumpkins from 1996 to 1997

DENNIS WEAVER
 
Date Born: Friday 6 June 1924
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Weaver was born in Joplin, Missouri, to Walter Weaver and Lena Prather (1892 - 1970) of Irish, Scottish, English, Cherokee and Osage ancestry.

DWIGHT TWILLEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 June 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Twilley and Phil Seymour met in Tulsa in 1967 at a theater where they had gone to see The Beatles' A Hard Day's Night, and soon began writing songs and recording together.

EDDIE CANO
 
Date Born: Monday 6 June 1927
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: His family was rich musically, Cano's father a bass guitarist, his grandfather a member of the Mexico City Symphony. Cano studied bass with his grandfather and private teachers.

EDGAR FROESE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 June 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, Bass guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Froese enrolled at the Academy of the Arts in West Berlin to study painting and sculpture.

GARY US BONDS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 June 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Bonds is an accomplished golfer and often plays celebrity PGA Tour events.

JUKE KARTEL
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 June 1946
 
Description: Band, Australia
 
Summary: Before Toby appeared on Rock Star: Supernova, Juke Kartel were just beginning to make a serious impression in their home town of Melbourne.

KATE NASH
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 June 1987
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, UK
 
Summary: Kate Nash was born in Ireland, to an English father and Irish mother. She grew up in North Harrow.

LARRY TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 June 1942
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He is the brother of drummer for The Ventures, Mel Taylor

LESLIE CARTER
 
Date Born: Friday 6 June 1986
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American pop singer best known as the sister of fellow singers Nick and Aaron Carter.

LEVI STUBBS
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: The group was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked them 79 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

PETER ALBIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 June 1944
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: In 2000 the original band members participated in the filming of the documentary Nine Hundred Nights, in which they detailed the history of Big Brother-- before, during, and after Janis.

SP LEARY
 
Date Born: Friday 6 June 1930
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Leary was inducted into the Rock and Roll of Fame in 1995, and was also honored with the Key to the City of Dallas.

STEVE VAI
 
Date Born: Monday 6 June 1960
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He has acknowledged the influence of many guitarists including Jeff Beck and fusion guitarist Allan Holdsworth.

TONY LEVIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 June 1946
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Tony Levin was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in the suburb of Brookline. He began playing double bass at 10 years old.

ZBIGNIEW SEIFERT
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 June 1946
 
Description: Violinist, Polish
 
Summary: He played alto saxophone early in his career and was strongly influenced by John Coltrane.

BILL KREUTZMAN JNR
 
Date Born: Friday 7 June 1946
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: In November 1965, the Warlocks became the Grateful Dead.

CHARLES STROUSE
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 June 1928
 
Description: Composer, Llyricist.
 
Summary: Strouse was born and raised in New York City, the son of Ira and Ethel (Newman) Strouse.

CLARENCE WHITE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 June 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His parents were French-Canadians from New Brunswick, Canada. The father, Eric LeBlanc, Sr., played fiddle, guitar, banjo and harmonica, and his children, Roland, Eric Jr., Joanne and Clarence took up music at a young age.

DAVE COUSINS
 
Date Born: Monday 7 June 1954
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, UK
 
Summary: Cousins holds a an academics degree in Mathematics and Statistics.

DAVID TORBERT
 
Date Born: Monday 7 June 1948
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: YOUTUBE:Kingfish Live at Winterland doing a fine rendition of the Johnny Horton classic, "Battle Of New Orleans" Feb 7, 1976.

DEAN MARTIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 June 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: As a singer, Martin copied the styles of Bing Crosby and Perry Como until he developed his own and could hold his own in duets with Sinatra and Crosby.

GORDY GARRIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 June 1949
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: The Frost were an American rock band from Alpena, Michigan in the late 1960s, led by singer-guitarist Dick Wagner.

JERRY WESLEY SMITH
 
Date Born: Friday 7 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Bassist
 
Summary: One of Adelaide’s finest musicians admired and liked by his fellow musicians.

JESSICA TANDY
 
Date Born: Monday 7 June 1909
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Tandy, the last of three children, was born to mother, Jessie Helen, was the head of a school for mentally handicapped children, and her father, Harry Tandy, was a travelling salesman.

JOEY SCARBURY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 June 1955
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Mainly remembered for the song "Believe It Or Not" which was the theme from the tv series "The Greatest American Hero" in 1981.

LARRY BOONE
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 June 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Florida in 1956 where he left in 1981 for Nashville.

LIAM NEESON
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 June 1952
 
Description: Actor, Ireland
 
Summary: Born in Northern Ireland, UK, Neeson worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer.

MARK REALE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 June 1955
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Mark was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1955. He grew up listening to The Beatles, Eric Clapton, etc.

PRINCE
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 June 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Prince #28 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

RAINER PTACET
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 June 1951
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer. USA
 
Summary: Rainer Ptacek grew up in Chicago after his family fled the Communist country in 1953.

RED FOLEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 June 1910
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1941,Foley signed a lifetime contract with Decca Records. He also released "Old Shep" in 1941, a song he wrote with Arthur Willis in 1933 about a dog he owned as a boy (in reality, his German shepherd, poisoned by a neighbor, was named Hoover).

RICK PRICE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 June 1944
 
Description: Bass, UK
 
Summary: He appeared on "Lift Off with Ayshea" and "Top of The Pops' wearing a shirt borrowed from Roy and a pair of Carl Wayne's trousers and shoes.

TEDDY REDELL
 
Date Born: Monday 7 June 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist
 
Summary: His style is very close to the Jerry Lee Style and sound.

TOM JONES
 
Date Born: Friday 7 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Welsh
 
Summary: In 1974, Jones moved to the United States, buying the mansion formerly belonging to Dean Martin in Bel-Air, Los Angeles.

BILL WATROUS
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 June 1939
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: Watrous has worked with many big bands that include ’Woody Herman’ -’Count Basie’ - ’Quincy Jones’.

BONNIE TYLER
 
Date Born: Friday 8 June 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: In 1975, she was discovered by Roger Bell, who arranged a recording contract for her with RCA Records. Before signing, she was asked to adopt another stage name, in which she became Bonnie Tyler.

BOZ SCAGGS
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 June 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Boz was born the son of a traveling salesman. The family moved to Oklahoma, then to Plano, at that time a Texas farm town just north of Dallas. He attended a Dallas private school, St. Mark’s, where a schoolmate gave him the nickname Bosley.

CHUCK NEGRON
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 June 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Negron was born in Manhattan. He grew up in The Bronx, New York City, where he sang in local doo-wop groups and played basketball.

DANA WINTER
 
Date Born: Monday 8 June 1931
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She starred opposite Robert Taylor in D-Day the Sixth of June (1956), alongside Rock Hudson and Sidney Poitier in Something of Value (1957), Mel Ferrer in Fräulein (1958).

DON GRADY
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 June 1944
 
Description: Actor, Composer, Musician. USA
 
Summary: He was remembered both as one of Mickey Mouse's original Mouseketeers, and as Robbie Douglas on My Three Sons.

JAMES DARREN
 
Date Born: Monday 8 June 1936
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He is the singing voice of Yogi Bear in the 1964 animated film, Hey There, It's Yogi Bear!.

JERRY STILLER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 June 1927
 
Description: Actor. Comedian, USA
 
Summary: He spent many years in the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife Anne Meara. Stiller and Meara are the parents of actor Ben Stiller

JOAN RIVERS
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 June 1933
 
Description: Comedian, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Joan Rivers was born Joan Sandra Molinsky to Jewish American parents Beatrice and Meyer C. Molinsky.

JULIE DRISCOLL
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 June 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: "This Wheel's on Fire" became a number five hit in the United Kingdom. With its use of distortion, the imagery of the title and the group's flamboyant dress.

LARRY VERNE
 
Date Born: Monday 8 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A American novelty song singer. Verne scored two U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart hit singles in 1960

MICK BOX
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 June 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The lead guitarist of British rock group Uriah Heep. He is the only member from the band's founding in 1969 who is still active with the group.

MONTE HALE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 June 1921
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Hale starred in his first major role in Home on the Range in 1946.

NANCY SINATRA
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Nancy Sinatra began her career as a singer and actress in the early 1960s, but achieved success only in Europe and Japan.

NICK RHODES
 
Date Born: Friday 8 June 1962
 
Description: Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: Nick Bates (Nick Rhodes) was the only child of well off parents, the owners of a Birmingham toy store. In 1978, Bates left school at the age of sixteen, and founded Duran Duran with his art school friend John Taylor.

ROB PILATUS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 June 1965
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Pilatus was born the son of an African American soldier and a German mother who was a dancer.

ROBERT PRESTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 June 1918
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Preston was born in Newton, Massachusetts, the son of a garment worker. He attending Abraham Lincoln High School in Los Angeles, California.

ROBERT SCHUMANN
 
Date Born: Friday 8 June 1810
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Germany
 
Summary: He is one of the most famous Romantic composers of the 19th century. His father was a music publisher.Schumann has sometimes been confused with the Austrian composer Franz Schubert.

SARA WATKINS
 
Date Born: Monday 8 June 1981
 
Description: American singer-songwriter and fiddler.

BILLY HATTON
 
Date Born: Monday 9 June 1941
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: The group were named "The Four Jays" and made their debut at the Cavern Club in 1961, nearly three weeks before The Beatles.

BOB RANDALL
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 June 1934
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Nothing is known about the artist above. If any data available the Music Minder site would welcome any information.

BUDDY FEYNE
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 June 1912
 
Description: Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Over his life, Feyne wrote more than 400 songs. First to sing "Stardust" on the air.

COLE PORTER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 June 1891
 
Description: Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Porter was born in to a wealthy family, his maternal grandfather, James Omar "J.O." Cole, was a coal and timber speculator who dominated his daughter's family. His mother started Porter in musical training at an early age; he learned the violin at age six, the piano at eight.

FRED WARING
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 June 1900
 
Description: Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Waring expanded into television in 1949, with The Fred Waring Show on CBS. The program ran in 1948 to 30 May 1954 and received several awards for Best Musical Program.

GEORG KAJANUS
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 June 1946
 
Description: Composer, Voclist, Norwegian
 
Summary: Kajanus composed the music with Henry Marsh for the British TV series, 'The Kid' (1986).

GREGG BISSONETTE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 June 1959
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Bissonette was the drummer for Steve Vai and played on multi-platinum releases from David Lee Roth, including the albums Eat 'Em and Smile (1986) and Skyscraper (1988).

JACKIE WILSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 June 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Michael Jackson honored Jackie Wilson at the 1984 Grammy Awards. Jackson dedicated his Album of the Year Grammy for Thriller to Jackie.

JAMES NEWTON HOWARD
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 June 1951
 
Description: Composer/musician/songwriter
 
Summary: Howard also arranged strings for several of Elton's songs during this period including on the hits "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" and "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word".

JOHNNY ACE
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 June 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born the son of a preacher, was one of the stars of U.S. rhythm and blues singing.

JOHNNY DEPP
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 June 1963
 
Description: Actor, Musician, USA
 
Summary: Depp was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, the son of Betty Sue Palmer, a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, Sr., a civil engineer.

JON LORD
 
Date Born: Monday 9 June 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, UK
 
Summary: Jon Lord was born to his late parents Miriam (1912-1995, and Reg. He studied classical piano from age five, and those influences are a trademark in his work.

MICHAEL J FOX
 
Date Born: Friday 9 June 1961
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Fox was born the son of Phyllis, an actress and payroll clerk, and William Fox, a police officer and member of the Canadian Forces. Fox's family lived in various cities and towns across Canada because of his father's career.

NATALIE PORTMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 June 1981
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Natalie Portman was discovered by a talent agent at a pizza parlor when she was just 11 years of age.

TONY SPINNER
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 June 1963
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Singer and guitarist who toured with Toto from 1999 until their break-up in 2008.

TREVOR BOLDER
 
Date Born: Friday 9 June 1950
 
Description: Bassist, Record producerUK
 
Summary: Long association with Uriah Heep, although he has played alongside a variety of musicians since the early 1970s.

AL DUBIN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 June 1891
 
Description: Composers of songs,Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: He is perhaps most famous for the 1933 musical film 42nd Street to the music of Harry Warren.

ALTIYAN CHILDS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 June 1975
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Australia
 
Summary: His debut single, "Somewhere in the World", was made available for download, following his win on the show on 22 November 2010.

BRUNO BARTOLETTI
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 June 1926
 
Description: Conductor, pianist, Italy
 
Summary: Bruno Bartoletti was an Italian operatic conductor who had an active international career from 1953-2007.

ELIZABETH HURLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 June 1965
 
Description: Actress, Model, UK
 
Summary: Hurley was born as a middle child in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, the daughter of Angela and Reg Hurley. Her father was a major in the British Army, while her mother was a schoolteacher at Kempshott Infant School.

FREDERICK LOEWE
 
Date Born: Monday 10 June 1901
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Loewe was born in Berlin to Viennese parents Edmond and Rosa Loewe. His father Edmond was a noted Jewish operetta star who traveled considerably.

HOWLIN WOLF
 
Date Born: Friday 10 June 1910
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born near West Point, Mississippi, and named after Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States. His nick name Big Foot Chester and Bull Cow as he was known in his early years because of his great size.

JANET VOGEL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Janet Vogel was a member of "The Skyliners".

KATE UPTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 June 1992
 
Description: Model, Actress
 
Summary: As a young equestrian, Upton showed at the American Paint Horse Association and competed at a national level.

MARTIN WESLEY-SMITH
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 June 1945
 
Description: Keyboards, Australia
 
Summary: Most musicians especially from Adelaide remember his work with "The Wesley Three" during his early days in South Australia.

MICKEY JONES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 June 1941
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Jones joined the band The First Edition with Kenny Rogers and recorded several international hits.

PUNCH MILLER
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 June 1894
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Punch Miller was one of the closest to Louis Armstrong in style than anyone else and his sound was so much the same.

SHIRLEY OWENS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 June 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Shirley Owens from North Carolina was a member of the hit group, the Shirelles.

WILL SHATNER
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 June 1956
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Co leader of punk group, a quartet named "Flipper" and "Negative Trend"

BARRY ADAMSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 June 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Worked with rock bands such as Magazine, Visage, The Birthday Party, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

CHAD EVERETT
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 June 1936
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He appeared in numerous films and television series including Centennial, Hagen, Airplane II: The Sequel, Star Command, and Mulholland Drive.

CLARENCE PINE TOP SMITH
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 June 1904
 
Description: Pianist, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Smith was born in Troy, Alabama and raised in Birmingham, Alabama.

FRANK BEARD
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 June 1949
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Beard was formerly with the bands The Cellar Dwellars, who originally were a three-piece band, The Hustlers, The Warlocks, and American Blues.

GENE WILDER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 June 1935
 
Description: Actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, author and activist. USA
 
Summary: Wilder, born to Chicago born Jeanne and William J. Silberman, a Russian Jewish immigrant. Wilder first became interested in acting when at age 8, his mother was diagnosed with rheumatic fever.

HARRY JAMES ANGUS
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 June 1082
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, trumpet player and guitarist. Australia
 
Summary: In 2012 Angus wrote the club song for the newest franchise in the AFL, the Greater Western Sydney Giants.

HUGH LAURIE
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 June 1959
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, Musician, Singer
 
Summary: From the age of six, Laurie took piano lessons with a Mrs. Hare. He plays the piano, guitar, drums, harmonica and saxophone. He is a vocalist and keyboard player for the Los Angeles charity rock group Band From TV. On 26 July 2010, it was announced that Laurie would be releasing a blues album after signing a contract with Warner Bros. The album, called Let Them Talk, was released in France on 18 April 2011 and in Germany on 29 April. The album features collaborations from well known artists such as Tom Jones, Irma Thomas, and Dr. John.

JOEY DEE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Joey Dee and the group tours and plays at various venues from Connecticut to New Jersey to Florida to Las Vegas, doing well over a hundred concerts per year.

JUD STRUNK
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Strunk's recording of "Daisy a Day" was one of the recordings chosen to accompany the Apollo astronauts on their missions to the moon.

KEVIN WILKINSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 June 1958
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: He is not related to Squeeze's bass player, Keith Wilkinson.

LYNSEY DE PAUL
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 June 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, UK
 
Summary: She was the first woman to be awarded an Ivor Novello Award for this ballad, which provided her with another UK Top 20 hit.

PAT WILSON
 
Date Born: Friday 11 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Wilson was married to musician Ross Wilson for twenty years according to her brief account on ABC-TV's Talking Heads on 9 July 2007, where Peter Thompson interviewed Ross Wilson.

RICHARD STRAUSS
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 June 1864
 
Description: Composer, Pianist
 
Summary: Strauss was born the son of Franz Strauss, who was the principal horn player at the Court Opera in Munich.

SHELLEY MANNE
 
Date Born: Friday 11 June 1920
 
Description: Drummer, US
 
Summary: Manne's father and uncles were drummers. In his youth he admired many of the leading swing drummers of the day, especially Jo Jones and Dave Tough.

WAYNE HORSBURGH
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 June 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Yodeller, Australia
 
Summary: His influences include Slim Whitman, Frank Ifield, Jim Reeves and Marty Robbins.

WILMA BURGESS
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 June 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1965 also, Burgess was nominated for a Grammy award for Best New Country & Western Artist. However, Burgess did not win, Jody Miller won.

ARCHIE BLEYER
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 June 1949
 
Description: Composer, Pianist, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: He was born in the Corona section of the New York City borough of Queens.

BRAD DELP
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 June 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Delp was born in Danvers, Massachusetts[1] to Canadian immigrants. While his father played fiddle at home, Brad was inspired after seeing The Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964.

CHARLIE FEATHERS
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 June 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
 
Summary: One of many singers and vocalists to come out of the Sun Recording Studios and one the very first. A Rockabilly Original.

CHICK COREA
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 June 1941
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Corea was born in Massachusetts. He is of Italian and Spanish descent. His father Armando, a jazz trumpet player who had led a Dixieland band in the Boston area in the 1930s and 1940s, introduced him to the piano at the age of four.

CORINNE GRANT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 June 1973
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Writer.
 
Summary: The very likeable Grant co-hosted the comedy show The Glass House (ABC-TV), with Wil Anderson and Dave Hughes.

EDDIE WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 June 1912
 
Description: Bassist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American Bassist and member of "The Three Blazers" in the early forties.

ISSI DYE
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Izzi Dye has been known appearing on television shows that include Bandstand, Komotion, The Go Show, Happening 70's Shows. Now he still remains one of Australia's top entertainers.

JAK HOUSDEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 June 1969
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, Australia
 
Summary: Jak was the guitarist for The Badloves before becoming a full-time guitarist for "The Whitlams".

JIM NABORS
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 June 1932
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born to Fred and Mavis Nabors.He is best known for his portrayal of the good-hearted but naïve Gomer Pyle on two highly successful 1960s.

JOHN WETTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 June 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Wetton has achieved an original bass guitar sound utilising a 1961 Fender Precision Bass amplified through tubes.

KEN RICHARDS
 
Date Born: Monday 12 June 1944
 
Description: Drummer, Australia
 
Summary: In 1962 Ken joined his first Rock ’n’ Roll group, The Vibrants.

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 June 1977
 
Description: Guitarist ,USA
 
Summary: Shepherd married actor Mel Gibson's only daughter, Hannah, on 16 September 2006.

REG PRESLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 June 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: He is best known as the lead singer with prominent 1960s rock and roll band The Troggs, whose biggest hit was "Wild Thing".

ROY HARPER
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 June 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Guitarist
 
Summary: Harper was born in Manchester, England. After the death of his mother during childbirth, he was raised in Blackpool by his father.

VIC DAMONE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 June 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He inherited his musical interests from his parents: His father, an electrician by trade, sang and played the guitar; his mother taught piano. At an early age he decided to imitate his favorite singer, Frank Sinatra, and began taking voice lessons.

ATTILA ZOLLER
 
Date Born: Monday 13 June 1927
 
Description: Guitarist, Hungari
 
Summary: The first guitarist to discover free jazz, innovator of modern jazz guitar

AUSTIN SCAGGS
 
Date Born: Monday 13 June 1927
 
Description: Music journalist
 
Summary: Scaggs was born to Boz and Carmella Scaggs.

BOB McGRATH
 
Date Born: Monday 13 June 1932
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Along with Susan, played by Loretta Long, Bob has been one of the two longest lasting human characters on the series.

BOBBY FREEMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 June 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was born in San Francisco in 1940 and began singing with a group he formed called the Romancers.

DENNIS LOCORRIERE
 
Date Born: Monday 13 June 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Dennis Locorriere was a founding member of Dr Hook.

DOC CHEATHAM
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 June 1905
 
Description: Vocalist, Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: In 1996 the two trumpeters and pianist Butch Thompson recorded a CD for Verve Records, Doc Cheatham and Nicholas Payton, which won them a Grammy Award.

ESTHER OFARIM
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 June 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Israeli
 
Summary: Esther Ofarim is an Israeli entertainer, formerly well-known for her partnership with her husband Abi Ofarim.

JOHN KAHN
 
Date Born: Friday 13 June 1947
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: For a period of about twenty five years Kahn was Jerry Garcia's principal collaborator outside of the Grateful Dead.

KAT DENNING
 
Date Born: Friday 13 June 1986
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Dennings began her career in commercials at the age of 10. Her first acting job was an ad for potato chips.[8] Dennings made her professional debut with an appearance on HBO's Sex and the City in 2000.

MARV TARPLIN
 
Date Born: Friday 13 June 1941
 
Description: Guitarist, songwriter
 
Summary: He was one of The Miracles original members and co-wrote several of their hits, including "The Tracks of My Tears".

ROCKY BURNETTE
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 June 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: Rocky Burnette born the son of rock and roll pioneer, Johnny Burnette. He is best known for his 1980 hit single "Tired of Toein' the Line."

SLIM DUSTY
 
Date Born: Monday 13 June 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: His earliest musical influences included Jimmie Rodgers. Slim released his first record in 1945 at the age of eighteen. In 1946 he signed his first recording contract with Columbia Graphophone for the Regal. Zonophone label.[

TIM ALLEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 June 1953
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Allen was born the son of Martha Katherine, a community-service worker, and Gerald M. Dick, a real estate agent. His father died in a car accident, colliding with a drunk driver, when Allen was eleven.

ALAN WHITE - YES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 June 1949
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: For the song "Owner of a Lonely Heart", White played the first recording only with the bass drum and snare, because all the other drums were being packed up as the group played.

BARRY THORNTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 June 1934
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: New bust of legendary Australian guitarist to be unveiled in January The fifth bronze bust of an Australian country music pioneer, Barry Thornton, will be unveiled in Tamworth’s Bicentennial Park on Monday, January 21, 2008. YOUTUBE:Lindsay Butler, Barry Thornton and Charley Boyter recorded the Slim Dusty hit"Camooweal" on The Legends of Country Guitar Album for Selection Records.

BOY GEORGE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 June 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Boy George's style caught the attention of music executive Malcolm McLaren of Sex Pistols fame, who arranged for O'Dowd to perform with the group Bow Wow Wow, featuring Annabella Lwin.

BURL IVES
 
Date Born: Monday 14 June 1909
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Composer
 
Summary: Burl Ives the son of Levi Frank Ives 1880-1947 and Cordelia "Dellie" White (882-1954. He had six siblings. His father was at first a farmer and then a contractor who did work for the county and others.

CLIFF EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Friday 14 June 1895
 
Description: Ukelele, Vocalist, Actor,USA
 
Summary: In 2002, Edwards' 1940 recording on Victor, Victor 26477, "When You Wish Upon a Star", was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

CY COLEMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 14 June 1929
 
Description: Composer of music, lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Coleman's film scores include Father Goose, The Art of Love, Garbo Talks, Power, and Family Business.

DOROTHY McGUIRE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 June 1916
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She founded the La Jolla Playhouse along with Gregory Peck and Mel Ferrer in 1947.

JIM LEA
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 June 1952
 
Description: Bassist, Keyboardist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: He first played guitar, and then bass, in the schoolboy group 'Nick and The Axemen', then went for auditions for a local band, 'The N'Betweens'.

JOHN McCORMACK
 
Date Born: Friday 14 June 1844
 
Description: Vocalist, Ireland
 
Summary: McCormack was the first artist to record the World War I hit song It's a Long Way to Tipperary, in 1914. He toured Australia after Dame Nellie Melba engaged him, then at the height of his operatic career aged 27, as a star tenor for the Melba Grand Opera Season.

JOHN SIMMONS
 
Date Born: Friday 14 June 1918
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: John Simmons was a valuable bassist on many sessions in the 1940s and '50s. He grew up in Tulsa and in California.

JULIE FELIX
 
Date Born: Monday 14 June 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She graduated in 1956 from the original high school in Westchester, Los Angeles, California. In 1966 Felix became the resident singer on the popular BBC TV programme The Frost Report, presented by David Frost.

JUNIOR WALKER
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 June 1931
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
 
Summary: Born Autry DeWalt Mixon in Blythesville, Arkansas on June 14, 1931 grew up in South Bend, Indiana.

KENNY DREW JR
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 June 1958
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: His music is known for its hard-swinging bluesy sound and large, two-handed rooty chords contrasting with fast runs. His style is said to be similar to that of his father and Oscar Peterson.

LANG LANG
 
Date Born: Monday 14 June 1982
 
Description: Pianist, China
 
Summary: Lang Lang featured in the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing on the 8th August 2008.

MUFF WINWOOD
 
Date Born: Monday 14 June 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Composer, Producer, UK
 
Summary: Winwood produced the first Dire Straits Album titled Dire Straits, in 1978.

RENALDO "OBIE" BENSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 June 1936
 
Description: Singer-Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: A founding member of the Motown group The Four Tops.

RODNEY ARGENT
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 June 1945
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: While attending St Albans School, he met Paul Atkinson and Hugh Grundy. The three of them joined up with Colin Blunstone and Chris White to form The Zombies.

STANLEY BLACK
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 June 1913
 
Description: Conductor, Arranger, Pianist
 
Summary: Stanley Black. His parents were Polish and Romanian Jews. He began piano lessons at the age of seven. He was aged only 12 when his first composition was broadcast by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

WILLIAM HANNA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 June 1910
 
Description: Animator, Cartoonist
 
Summary: William Hanna was born the son of Irish born William J. Hanna and Avice Hanna.

BERNIE SHAW
 
Date Born: Friday 15 June 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: Shaw dreamed of becoming a rock guitarist. He bought himself a Gibson SG Special and started practicing.

BILL PORTER
 
Date Born: Monday 15 June 1931
 
Description: Recording, Audio engineer
 
Summary: He recorded more than 579 records that charted—49 were top 10, 11 were number one, and 37 were certified gold records.

COURTENEY COX
 
Date Born: Monday 15 June 1964
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Cox was born to a wealthy Southern family. Her mother, also named Courteney and her late father, Richard Lewis Cox, was a contractor. Cox has two older sisters,an older brother and nine half-brothers and half-sisters.

DAVID ROSE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 June 1910
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Composer, Conductor
 
Summary: Recipient of four Emmy awards, David Rose was born in London to Jewish parents and raised in Chicago, Illinois.

DEMIS ROUSSOS
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 June 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Bass guitarist, Egypt
 
Summary: He was born in Egypt to ethnic Greek parents George and Olga, and raised in Alexandria. His parents lost everything and moved to Greece after the Suez Crisis.

EDDIE HINTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 June 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Sessions guitarist for many top artists including Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Joe Tex etc.

ERROLL GARNER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 June 1921
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: Garner refused to read music, and never did.

HARRY NILSSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 June 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Nilsson was born in Brooklyn, New York. His paternal grandparents were Swedish circus performers, especially known for their "aerial ballet" which is also the title of one of Nilsson's albums. His father, Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr., abandoned the family three years after his birth.

HELEN HUNT
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 June 1963
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Hunt was born the daughter of Jane Elizabeth, a photographer, and Gordon Hunt, a film director and acting coach.

JAMES BELUSHI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 June 1954
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: James Belushi was born the son of Agnes B., a firs generation Albanian American who worked as a cashier, and Adam Belushi, an Albanian immigrant and restaurant operator who left his native village, Qytezë, in 1934 at the age of fifteen.

JOHNNY HALLIDAY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, France
 
Summary: Johnny Hallyday to a French mother, Huguette 1919-2007, and a Belgian father, Leon Smet.

LAURA IMBRUGLIA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 June 1983
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Imbruglia has released a single, EP and album on Chatterbox Records/MGM.

LEAH REMINI
 
Date Born: Monday 15 June 1970
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Leah Remini was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, the daughter of Vicki Marshall, a private school teacher, and George Remini, who owned an asbestos removal company.

MIKE RUDD
 
Date Born: Friday 15 June 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, Songwriter, Producer
 
Summary: Spectrum released four LPs and several 7" singles, including their national #1 hit single "I'll Be Gone", which has remained one of the best-known songs of the period.

NODDY HOLDER
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 June 1950
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The son of a window cleaner, Noddy Holder attended the T. P. Riley Comprehensive School and passed 6 GCE O-level exams. He left school at 17 half way through his A level course to work in the office of a local car components firm.

RAY COLEMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 June 1937
 
Description: Author, Journalism
 
Summary: In 1962 he became the first music journalist that Brian Epstein introduced to the Beatles. Over the years, he traveled the world with them, becoming a respected friend of the band.

SAM SNIDERMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 June 1920
 
Description: Canadian record store chain
 
Summary: Sniderman was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 1997.

TOM ADAIR
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 June 1913
 
Description: Composer of songs. USA
 
Summary: An Oscar-nominated songwriter who penned lyrics for several popular standards of the forties, Tom and his wife Frances Jeffords wrote songs and teleplays for The Mickey Mouse Club, Zorro, Disneyland, and several Disney film features.

WAYLON JENNINGS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 June 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Jennings was born to Lorene Beatrice Shipley and William Alvin Jennings. A self-taught guitar player, he rose to prominence as a bass player for Buddy Holly following the break-up of The Crickets.

BEN RALEIGH
 
Date Born: Monday 16 June 1913
 
Description: Composer
 
Summary: His songs include "Tell Laura I Love Her" - "Wonderful Wonderful" and co wrote the "Scooby Doo" Theme.

BILLY CRASH CRADDOCK
 
Date Born: Friday 16 June 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In mid 1960, "Boom Boom Baby" hit the top of the Sydney Top 40 charts, and stayed there for 11 weeks. His next hit, "Well, Don't You Know", also hit the top for about 7 weeks.

ETHEL MERMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 June 1909
 
Description: Vocalist Actress, USA
 
Summary: Merman was born to Edward Zimmermann, was an accountant, and her mother, Agnes, was a school teacher.

GARRY ROBERTS
 
Date Born: Friday 16 June 1950
 
Description: Guitarist, Ireland
 
Summary: Member and Guitarist of Irish band "The Boomtown Rats" Formed - 1975 in Ireland. An original member of the group.

GINO VANNELLI
 
Date Born: Monday 16 June 1952
 
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, Composer, Canada
 
Summary: Born one of three sons born to Russ and Delia Vannelli. Russ, his father, was a big band musician.

JANE HENSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 June 1934
 
Description: Puppeteer, USA
 
Summary: American puppeteer and the wife of puppeteer Jim Henson. They were married in 1959 and had five children.

JOHN ROSTILL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 June 1942
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He worked with several artists before joining The Shadows, including The Interns, The Flintstones? and a stint in the backing group of Zoot Money.

LAMONT DOZIER
 
Date Born: Monday 16 June 1941
 
Description: Composer, Producer, USA

LUCKY THOMPSON
 
Date Born: Monday 16 June 1924
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He lived in Lausanne, Switzerland in the late 1960s and recorded several albums there including A Lucky Songbook in Europe.

MATT COSTA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 June 1982
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Costa was born in Canada and raised in Dryden. Matt Costa, who is of Portuguese ancestry, states his father "worked in airlines" and his mother "was around the house a lot"

MEL ATKEY
 
Date Born: Monday 16 June 1958
 
Description: Composer, Theatre Writer, Canada
 
Summary: Mel Atkey has been writing musicals ever since he was in high school in his native Vancouver.

PATRICK WAITE
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 June 1968
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: A former member of Musical Youth are a British-Jamaican pop/reggae band.

STAN LAUREL
 
Date Born: Monday 16 June 1890
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: His parents, Arthur and Madge (Margaret) Jefferson, were both active in the theatre and Stan's home life was a happy one.

TUPAC SHAKUR
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 June 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Rapper, Actor, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: He is recognized in the Guinness Book of Records as the best selling Hip Hop Artist.

BARRY MANILOW
 
Date Born: Monday 17 June 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Born to Harold and Edna Pincus who died in 1993 and 1994, respectively, were of Russian, Jewish, and Irish ancestry.

CHARLES GOUNOD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 June 1818
 
Description: Composer, French
 
Summary: From 1870 to 1874 Gounod lived in England, becoming the first conductor of what is now the Royal Choral Society.

CHRIS SPEDDING
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 June 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Spedding was producer of the first two albums by Canadian rockabilly band "The Razorbacks".

CHUCK RAINEY
 
Date Born: Monday 17 June 1940
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Chuck Rainey, is an American bass guitar session musician, known for playing with many well-known American musicians and acts, including Donald Byrd, Steely Dan, Quincy Jones, and Aretha Franklin.

GREG KINNEAR
 
Date Born: Monday 17 June 1963
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Greg Kinnear born to Edward Kinnear, a diplomat for the U.S. State Department, and Suzanne Kinnear.

IGOR STRAVINSKI
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 June 1948
 
Description: Composer, Russia
 
Summary: Stravinsky's compositional career was notable for its stylistic diversity.

PHIL CHEVRON
 
Date Born: Monday 17 June 1957
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Ireland
 
Summary: Chevron grew up in Santry, a suburb of Dublin. Beginning in the late 1970s, he was lead singer and co-founder of the punk rock group The Radiators from Space

SAMMY FAIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 June 1902
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: Fain wrote the second theme to the TV series Wagon Train in 1958, which was called "(Roll Along) Wagon Train".

ALFRED JOHN ELLORY
 
Date Born: Friday 18 June 1920
 
Description: Flautist, UK
 
Summary: A member of the Philharmonia Orchestra playing flute which provided music for the EMI record label including backing for the original Ealing comedies.

BLAKE SHELTON
 
Date Born: Friday 18 June 1976
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Shelton was born in Milburn, Oklahoma to Richard, a used car dealer, and Dorothy, a beauty salon owner.

CARL RADLE
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 June 1942
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Radle can be seen in the famous concert film, The Concert for Bangladesh.

JEANETTE MacDONALD
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 June 1903
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Jeanette MacDonald was born in 1903 at her family's Philadelphia home at 5123 Arch Street. She was the youngest of the three daughters of Daniel and Anna Wright MacDonald.

JILL GIBSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Jill Gibson was studying at University High School in Los Angeles, California when she met Jan Berry of Jan & Dean fame in 1959. Gibson and Berry wrote over a dozen songs and through Berry, Gibson began to get more involved with the music scene.

JOHNNY PEARSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 June 1925
 
Description: Composer, orchestra leader and pianist
 
Summary: He led the Top of the Pops orchestra for sixteen years, wrote a catalogue of library music, and had many of his pieces used as the theme music to television series.

KAY KYSER
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 June 1905
 
Description: Bandleader, Radio Celebrity, Conductor, USA
 
Summary: He was the son of pharmacists Paul Bynum Kyser and Emily Royster Howell Kyser.

LOUIS ALTER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 June 1902
 
Description: Composer of music, lyricist, USA

NATTASHA CRESTANI
 
Date Born:
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Nattasha Crestani is a top 5 finalist for Best Female Vocalist in the ARIAS for 2005.

NICK DRAKE
 
Date Born: Friday 18 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Drake was born into an upper middle class English family. His father, Rodney 1908–1988, had moved there in the early 1930s to work as an engineer with the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation. In 1934, Rodney met the daughter of a senior member of the Indian Civil Service, Mary Lloyd 1916–1993.

PAUL McCARTNEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Paul McCartney's instrumentd mainly played include. Hofner 500/1 bass guitar. Rickenbacker 4001 bass. Gibson Les Paul. Epiphone Casino.

RAY LAMONTAGNE
 
Date Born: Monday 18 June 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He cites Stephen Stills, Richard Manuel, and Rick Danko as strong musical influences while critics have compared LaMontagne's music to that of The Band, Van Morrison, Nick Drake, and Tim Buckley.

RENEE OLSTEAD
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 June 1989
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Olstead was born to Christopher Eric Olstead and Rebecca Lynn Jeffries. As a child actress, she made films and commercials from age eight onwards.

ROBYN ARCHER
 
Date Born: Friday 18 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Producer, Director, Australia
 
Summary: Archer was born in Prospect. a then a working-class suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. She graduated from Adelaide University and was a high-school English teacher until 1974, when she took up a singing career.

SANDY POSEY
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 June 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Posey had her first hit with "Born a Woman," which Moman produced in Nashville on March 15, 1966. "Born a Woman" was regarded by some as a women's liberationist song.

SUGAR CANE HARRIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 June 1938
 
Description: Blues Violinist - U.S.A.*
 
Summary: Harris was given the nickname "Sugarcane" by LA bandleader Johnny Otis and it was to remain with him throughout his life.

ANN WILSON
 
Date Born: Monday 19 June 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Flautist, USA
 
Summary: In 1974, Ann's younger sister Nancy joined Heart. The band moved to Canada, and cut their first album Dreamboat Annie in Vancouver in 1975.

BOB LUCAS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 June 1957
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Produced recordings for "Fantasia" and for "Magic with Bobbi Lee" at Trackmaster Recording Studio in Buffalo, NY.

CHARLIE DRAKE
 
Date Born: Friday 19 June 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Comedian, UK
 
Summary: Born in the Elephant and Castle, Southwark, South London, he took his mother's maiden name for the stage and, later, television and film, achieving success as a comedian.

DAVID ONGELY
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 June 1952
 
Description: Drummer, Australia
 
Summary: An Adelaide born drummer and member of "Travis Wellington Hedge".

GUY LOMBARDO
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 June 1902
 
Description: Band Leader, Conductor, Canada
 
Summary: His very first recording session took place where trumpter Bix Beiderbecke made his legendary recordings in Richmond, Indiana, at the Gennett Studios both during early 1924

KAREN YOUNG
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 June 1951
 
Description: Vocalist,Composer, Canadian
 
Summary: At age 14 she began playing the guitar and had recorded a minor hit with the song "Garden of Ursh" by the time she was 19.

KATHLEEN TURNER
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 June 1954
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Turner was born in Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of Patsy and Allen Richard Turner, who was a U.S. Foreign Service officer and schoolteacher.

LESTER FLATT
 
Date Born: Friday 19 June 1914
 
Description: Guiarist, USA
 
Summary: Flatt was born in Duncan's Chapel, Overton County, Tennessee, to Nannie Mae Haney and Isaac Columbus Flatt.

PAULA ABDUL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 June 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: She and her sister, Wendy, grew up with their mother in the San Fernando Valley. Abdul was inspired towards a show business career by Gene Kelly in the classic film Singin' in the Rain as well as Debbie Allen, Fred Astaire, and Bob Fosse.

RICHARD WILKINS
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 June 1954
 
Description: Presenter for MTV
 
Summary: Wilkins was the original host of Australian series of MTV

ROBERT PALMER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for his song "Addicted to Love".

ROBIN TUNNEY
 
Date Born: Monday 19 June 1972
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: At the age of 19, Tunney moved to Los Angeles, California and obtained several recurring TV roles on Class of '96, Law & Order, Dream On, and Life Goes On.

SHIRLEY GOODMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 June 1996
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American R&B singer known best for Shirley and Lee

TOMMY DeVITO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 June 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: DeVito's musical career began in the early 1950s when he formed the Variety Trio with his twin brother Nick and Hank Majewski.

ALLAN LONGMUIR
 
Date Born: Monday 20 June 1949
 
Description: Bassist, Scotland
 
Summary: He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is the elder brother of the group's drummer, Derek Longmuir.

ANNE MURRAY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Anne Murray was born in the small town of Springhill, Nova Scotia. Her father, James Carson Murray, was a doctor and her mother, Marion Murray, was a registered nurse.

AUDIE MURPHY
 
Date Born: Friday 20 June 1924
 
Description: Actor, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: He became one the most famous soldiers of World War II and widely regarded as the most decorated American soldier of the war.

BILLY GUY
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Billy Guy is best known as a member of The Coasters, singing lead on such hits as "Searchin" "Little Egypt"

BRIAN WILSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 June 1942
 
Description: Keyboards, Bass, Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Early influences included The Four Freshmen and Chuck Berry, among others.

CHET ATKINS
 
Date Born: Friday 20 June 1924
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Chet Atkins was born in Tennessee and grew up with his mother, two brothers and a sister he was the youngest.

CYNDI LAUPER
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 June 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Lauper was born to Fred and Catrine Lauper in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in a rough area of Queens. Her mother uses the stagename, "Catrine Dominique" for the music videos she has starred in. Her father was of German and Swiss descent and her mother was Italian American from Campania.

DANNY CEDRONE
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 June 1920
 
Description: Guitarist, USA

ERROL FLYNN
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 June 1909
 
Description: Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Errol Flynn was born to Theodore Thomson Flynn, a lecturer 1909, and professor 1911 of biology at the University of Tasmania UTAS. His mother was born Lily Mary Young.

JASON ROBERT BROWN
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 June 1970
 
Description: Composer, Playright, Lyricist, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: An accomplished pianist, Brown has often served as music director, conductor, orchestrator, and pianist for his own productions.

JEORDIE WHITE
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 June 1971
 
Description: Vocals, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He is also the long-time bassist/guitarist for Marilyn Manson. He has also contributed to some of the Desert Sessions recordings.

JOHN GOODMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 20 June 1952
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Goodman replaced John Belushi as Dan Aykroyd's partner in the popular Blues Brothers Band.

JOHN TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Monday 20 June 1960
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Taylor grew up in Hollywood, a suburb of Birmingham, England. In his early teen years he discovered music, choosing Roxy Music as his favourite band, and before long was collecting records and teaching himself to play guitar.

KELLY JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Friday 20 June 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: She was a songwriter, playing lead guitar and singing both lead and backing vocals on the group's first four albums, before leaving in 1983 to live and work in Los Angeles.

LIONEL RICHIE
 
Date Born: Monday 20 June 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Alabama, Richie grew up on the campus of Tuskegee Institute. His grandfather's house was across the street. His family moved to Illinois where he graduated from Joliet Township High School, East Campus, in Joliet.

NICOLE KIDMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 June 1967
 
Description: Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Kidman was born in Hawaii. Her mother, Janelle Ann, is a nursing instructor who edits her husband's books and was a member of the Women's Electoral Lobby. Her father, Dr. Antony David Kidman, is a biochemist, clinical psychologist and author, with an office in Lane Cove, Sydney.

AUGUSTUS PABLO
 
Date Born: Monday 21 June 1954
 
Description: Producer, Arranger, Composer
 
Summary: Well respected Reggae producer of Joe Jackson, The Clash etc.

BARRY WHITWAM
 
Date Born: Friday 21 June 1946
 
Description: Drummer
 
Summary: In April 1964 he joined Herman's Hermits

BERNIE KOPELL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 June 1933
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Kopell was born in Brooklyn, New York City, the son of Pauline (née Taran) and Al Bernard Kopell.

BRENDA HOLLAWAY
 
Date Born: Friday 21 June 1946
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Holloway became a fixture to several sixties television shows including Shindig! and later was asked by The Beatles to open for them on their U.S. tour in 1966. Holloway performed in the first rock stadium concert at Shea Stadium for the Beatles as their opening act. Holloway was only one of three female acts who opened for the Beatles including Mary Wells and Jackie DeShannon.

CARL WHITE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 June 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA

CLIFFORD SCOTT
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 June 1928
 
Description: Saxophonist
 
Summary: Worked with Lionel Hampton and other top musicians.

DON AIREY
 
Date Born: Monday 21 June 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Inspired by his father, Norman Airey, Don Airey took a love for music at a young age and was trained in classical piano from the age of seven.

JAMIL NASSER
 
Date Born: Monday 21 June 2010
 
Description: Bassist, Tuba, USA
 
Summary: He played with B.B. King in 1955 and 1956.

JANE RUSSELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 June 1921
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: She also cut a 78 rpm album that year for Columbia Records, Let's Put Out the Lights, which included eight torch ballads.

JOEY MOLLAND
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 June 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Molland's recording career began in earnest in 1967 when he joined Gary Walker (formerly of the Walker Brothers) for the group 'Gary Walker & The Rain'.

JOHN PAUL YOUNG
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 June 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia,
 
Summary: On 27 August 2009, Young was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame alongside Kev Carmody, The Dingoes, Little Pattie and Mental As Anything.

JON HISEMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 June 1944
 
Description: Musician

JUDY HOLLIDAY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 June 1921
 
Description: Actress, singer, USA
 
Summary: Judy Holliday was an American actress. Holliday began her career as part of a night-club act, before working in Broadway plays and musicals.

KATHY MATTEA
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 June 1959
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer

KIP WINGER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 June 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American rock musician, both a member of the hard rock band, Winger, and a solo artist.

LANA DEL RAY
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 June 1986
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Del Rey's music has been noted for its cinematic sound and its references to various aspects of pop culture, particularly that of the 1950s and '60s Americana. The singer has described herself as a "self-styled gangsta Nancy Sinatra."

LIONEL ROSE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 June 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Boxer, Australian
 
Summary: Mainly known and remembered for his Boxing career.

MAUREEN STAPLETON
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 June 1925
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Stapleton was born in Troy, New York, the daughter of Irene and John P. Stapleton, and grew up in a strict Irish American Catholic family.

NILS LOFGREN
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 June 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Lofgren was born to Swedish/Italian parents. Moving to the Washington, D.C.Garret Park, Maryland, area as a teenager, Lofgren's first instrument was the accordion.

OC SMITH
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Smith moved with his parents to Little Rock, Arkansas, before their divorce saw Smith and his mother move to Los Angeles, California.

RAY DAVIES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 June 1944
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Ray Davies was born and raised in the North London area of Muswell Hill. He is the seventh of eight children, including six older sisters and his younger brother, Dave.

REBECCA BLACK
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 June 1997
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: She is the daughter of John Jeffery Black and Georgina Marquez Kelly, both veterinarians. She is half Mexican, and her father is of Italian, English, and Polish descent.

TONY SCOTT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 June 1944
 
Description: Film director & producer
 
Summary: British film director and producer from England. He was the younger brother of film director Ridley Scott.His films were generally more popular with audiences than critics,and include The Hunger (1983), Top Gun (1986), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), Days of Thunder (1990), The Last Boy Scout (1991)

ALAN OSMOND
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 June 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Alan and his wife Suzanne Osmond have eight sons who perform as The Osmonds - Second Generation.

BEN POLLACK
 
Date Born: Monday 22 June 1903
 
Description: Band Leader, Drummer, USA
 
Summary: A very successful bandleader in the 1920s, his orchestra featured future stars Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman among others.

BERNIE McGANN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 June 1937
 
Description: Saxophonist, Australia
 
Summary: An Australian jazz alto saxophone player. He began his career in the late 1950s and remained active as a performer, composer and recording artist until near the end of his life.

FREDDIE PRINZE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 June 1954
 
Description: Actor, Stand-up Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Prinze was the son of Maria and Karl Pruetzel. His mother was Puerto Rican, and his father, a Hungarian of Lutheran and Jewish background, immigrated to the U.S. from Germany in 1934.

GARRY GARY BEERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 June 1957
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: Beers was given his double name while in school and it has stuck ever since.

HOWARD KAYLAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 June 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Kaylan and Mark Volman founded The Turtles, a popular band of the late 1960s.

JESSICA ROWE
 
Date Born: Monday 22 June 1970
 
Description: News presenter, Australia
 
Summary: Rowe attended Sydney Girls High School in Sydney, and completed a Communications degree at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst.

JOE LOSS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 June 1909
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Violinist, UK
 
Summary: The youngest of four children of Israel and Ada Loss, Russian Jews who were first cousins. His father was a cabinet maker who had an office furnishing business, and his wife, Ada Loss.

JOE MEDWICK
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 June 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA

JUNE SALTER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 June 1932
 
Description: Actress, Australia
 
Summary: As a child she studied piano and elocution and attended Kogarah Secondary School.

JUNE SALTER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 June 1932
 
Description: Actress, Australia
 
Summary: June Salter was also an accomplished stage actress. A great Australian actress

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON
 
Date Born: Monday 22 June 1936
 
Description: Singer, Actor - Composer - USA
 
Summary: Born to Mary Ann and Lars Henry Kristofferson, a U.S. Air Force major general.

LINDSAY WAGNER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 June 1949
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Wagner was born in Los Angeles, California. Her parents divorced and her mother moved with her to the northeast Los Angeles neighborhood of Eagle Rock, near Pasadena.

LYNN TAITT
 
Date Born: Friday 22 June 1934
 
Description: Guitariist, Canada
 
Summary: He recorded with Johnny Nash on some of the latter's international hits, including "Cupid" and "Hold Me Tight".

MERYL STREEP
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 June 1949
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Streep was born the daughter of Mary W. Streep, a commercial artist, and Harry William Streep, Jr., a pharmaceutical executive.Streep's mother had Swiss, Irish, and English ancestry, and her father's family was of Dutch descent, with distant Sephardic Jewish ancestors from Spain.

NICK HARPER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 June 1965
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, UK
 
Summary: In November 2007, he performed at the International Guitar Festival of Great Britain for the fourth time.

PETER ASHER
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 June 1944
 
Description: Vocalist,Composer, Entrepreneur, Management, Producer, UK
 
Summary: Asher is the son of Dr Richard and Margaret Asher, and the older brother of actress and businesswoman Jane Asher and radio actress Clare Asher.

SALLY POLIHRONAS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 June 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, model, tap dancer, Australia
 
Summary: Aged eleven, Sally joined "The Johnny Young Talent School" and also worked for "Disney".

TODD RUNDGREN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 June 1948
 
Description: Singer, Composer, Pruducer, Engineer, USA
 
Summary: Rundgren began his career in Woody's Truck Stop, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based group based on the model of Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

ADAM FAITH
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: Born at 4 Churchfield Road, East Acton, West London. He was unaware that his real surname was Nelhams-Wright until he applied for a The third in a family of five children, Terry Nelhams grew up in a council house in a working class area of London. NP

ADELAIDE BISHOP
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 June 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: On October 24, 1946, Bishop made her professional opera debut

ALISON KRAUSS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 June 1971
 
Description: Violinist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Alison Krauss was born in Illinois, but was raised in Champaign, Illinois. She began studying classical violin at five years old but soon switched to bluegrass.

DIANA TRASK
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born in a lumber camp town near Melbourne, Trask learned to sing at an early age singing at school functions and for her family.

DUFFY
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 June 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Wales
 
Summary: a Welsh singer-songwriter. Her 2008 debut album Rockferry entered the UK Album Chart at number one. It was the best selling album in the United Kingdom in 2008[3] with 1.68 million copies sold.[4] The album was certified several times Platinum[5] and sold over 6 million copies worldwide, spawning the hits "Mercy" and "Warwick Avenue". With "Mercy", Duffy became the first Welsh female in 25 years to achieve number-one on the UK Singles Chart.

GEORGE RUSSELL
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 June 1923
 
Description: Pianist, Teacher, US
 
Summary: Jazz artist, has played all over the world and has developed his ’Lydian concept of tonal organization’. He has played with Fletcher Henderson, Benny Carter, Coleman Hawkins etc.

HAROLD WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist
 
Summary: Harold Williams began his first Australia wide tour at the age of sixteen with his famous father, the late Buddy Williams.

HELEN HUMES
 
Date Born: Monday 23 June 1913
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The versatile Humes was successively a teenaged blues singer, band vocalist with Count Basie.

JIMMY CASTOR
 
Date Born: Monday 23 June 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Arranger, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Castor played on the - "Dave Baby Cortez" hit "RINKY DINK" becoming a world wide hit.

JOHN HUGHES
 
Date Born: Friday 23 June 1950
 
Description: Management
 
Summary: In 1991 Hughes started a band called Hughes Version featuring Jim Corr on keyboards.

JUNE CARTER
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 June 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedian, Actress USA
 
Summary: She was born into country music and performed with the Carter Family from the young age of ten, beginning in 1939.

KENNETH McKELLAR
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 June 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Scottish
 
Summary: McKellar made the majority of his recordings on the Decca Records label.

NIKI SULLIVAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 June 1937
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He also helped sing on back up and arrange the music to "Not Fade Away" (which he helped write), "I'm Gonna Love You Too", "That'll Be the Day", and "Maybe Baby".

SELMA BLAIR
 
Date Born: Friday 23 June 1972
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: American film, television and theater actress who has starred in blockbuster and art house films as well as in independent and low-budget directorial debut films.

STUART SUTCLIFFE
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 June 1940
 
Description: Bassist. UK
 
Summary: Sutcliffe's father, Charles Sutcliffe, was a naval officer, who was often at sea during his son's early years. His mother, Millie, was a schoolteacher.

ARTHUR BROWN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Reputed to have a four-octave vocal range, Brown attended the University of London and the University of Reading and studied philosophy and law, but he gravitated to music instead.

BERNARDO SASSETTI
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 June 1970
 
Description: Film producer, Composer film scores, Portugal
 
Summary: He was a great-grandson of Sidónio Pais, President of the First Republic. He initially played guitar, then began studying piano and music theory at age nine.

CHARLIE WHITNEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 June 1944
 
Description: Guitarist
 
Summary: Also known as John Charlie Whitney, is a British rock guitarist and a former member of both Family and Streetwalkers.

CHRIS WOOD
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 June 1944
 
Description: Saxophonist, flautist, UK
 
Summary: Chris was thus a founding member of Traffic and played on all 10 albums recorded by the original band.

COLIN BLUNSTONE
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Blunstone's voice was one of the factors making The Zombies single, "She's Not There" (written by fellow band member Rod Argent), such a big hit worldwide.

DAVID DONDERO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 June 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: David Dondero is a singer-songwriter who currently is on the Team Love Records label. Born in Minnesota.

DENNIS DANELL
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 June 1961
 
Description: Guitarist, Bassist,USA
 
Summary: Danell formed Social Distortion in 1979 with frontman Mike Ness while attending high school together.

GENE MUMFORD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 June 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Mumford first joined the Serenaders, and then joined David McNeil in Billy Ward & the Dominoes.

GEORGE GRUNTZ
 
Date Born: Friday 24 June 1932
 
Description: Pianist, organist, Switzeland
 
Summary: Born in Basle, Switzerland in 1932 he began his career as member of the Newport International Band at the Newport festival in 1958

JEFF BECK
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 June 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Jeff Beck born to Arnold and Ethel Beck in Wallington, Greater London is an English rock guitarist.

MANNY ALBAM
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 June 1922
 
Description: Saxophonist, Teacher, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: He became known for his work for forward-looking bandleaders Charlie Barnet and Charlie Spivak, before moving forward to collaborate with jazzmen as varied as Count Basie, Stan Getz.

MICK FLEETWOOD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 June 1947
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: He was born to Michael and Bridget Maureen Fleetwood in 1947.

MIKE De ALBUQUERQUE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 June 1947
 
Description: Bassist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: From 1972 to 1974, Albuquerque was the bass player for Electric Light Orchestra.

ROY O DISNEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 June 1893
 
Description: Walt Disney Productions, USA
 
Summary: An American businessman, who co-founded what is now The Walt Disney Company, along with his younger brother Walt Disney.

ALLEN LANIER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 June 1946
 
Description: Keyboardist, Guitar, USA
 
Summary: An original member of Blue Öyster Cult. Lanier played keyboards and rhythm guitar. He resided in Manhattan.

ANTHONY DeCURTIS
 
Date Born: Monday 25 June 1951
 
Description: Journalist, Author, Critic, Columnist
 
Summary: A contributing editor at Rolling Stone, where his work has appeared for more than thirty years.

BRIAN MacLOUD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 June 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Canada
 
Summary: The Multi Instrumentalist was member of Canadian rock group "Chilliwack". Guitarist, Drummer.

CARLY SIMON
 
Date Born: Monday 25 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Author, USA
 
Summary: Simon's father was Richard L. Simon co founder of Simon & Schuster, Inc, a pianist who often played Chopin and Beethoven at home. Her mother was Andrea Louise Simon, a biracial black and white Jewish civil rights activist and singer.

CLINT WARWICK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: The original bassist for the rock band, "The Moody Blues".

DAVID PAICH
 
Date Born: Friday 25 June 1954
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: In October 2009, David Paich was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame along with the other members of Toto.

DENISE BROOKS-MAGEE
 
Date Born:
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Denise and Bob have a great feel for the stories they interpret through their music and are delivered in a style that is unique and appeals to a wide ranging audience.

GEORGE MICHAEL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 June 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Michael was born in North London. His father was Kyriacos Panayiotou, a Greek Cypriot restaurateur who moved to England in the 1950s and changed his name to Jack Panos.

HARRY WOMACK
 
Date Born: Monday 25 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A Member of "The Valentinos".

JOE CHAMBERS
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 June 1942
 
Description: Drummer,USA
 
Summary: In 2008, he was hired to be the Thomas S. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Jazz in the Department of Music at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, in Wilmington, North Carolina.

JOHNNY SMITH
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 June 1922
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His most critically acclaimed album was Moonlight in Vermont, one of Down Beat magazine's top two jazz records for 1952.

JUNE LOCKHART
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 June 1925
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She was the only child of two actors: Canadian-born Gene Lockhart, who came to fame on Broadway in 1933 in Ah, Wilderness, and UK-born Kathleen Arthur Lockhart.

PEGGY SCOTT-ADAMS
 
Date Born: Friday 25 June 1948
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA

PETER LIND HAYES
 
Date Born: Friday 25 June 1915
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: An American vaudeville entertainer, songwriter, and film and television actor.

RICKY GERVAIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 June 1961
 
Description: Comedian, actor, director, producer, musician and writer.
 
Summary: In 2007 he was voted the 11th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups and again in the updated 2010 list as the 3rd greatest stand-up comic.

TIM FINN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 June 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, NZ
 
Summary: 5 June 2000 was proclaimed “Tim Finn Day” by the Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the USA during Finn’s tour of the United States that year.

ARTHUR DOYLE
 
Date Born: Monday 26 June 1944
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA

BILL LEAR - AUDIO 8 TRACK-RECORDING
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 June 1902
 
Description: Manufacturer, USA
 
Summary: William Powell Lear was an American inventor and businessman. He is best known for founding the Lear Jet Corporation.

BILLY DAVIS JR
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 June 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Along with his wife, Marilyn McCoo, he had hit records during 1976 and 1977.

BOB GARDINER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 June 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Australia

CHRIS ISAAK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 June 1956
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born the son of Dorothy, a potato chip factory worker, and Joe Isaak, a forklift driver. Isaak's mother is Italian American, originating from Genoa.

COLIN GREENWOOD
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 June 1969
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Greenwood bought his first guitar at the age of fifteen and began lessons studying classical guitar. He was taught by Terence Gilmour James.

DEREK LONGMUIR
 
Date Born: Monday 26 June 1950
 
Description: Drummer, Scotland
 
Summary: He appeared on each of the band's nine studio albums through to 1981

DEREK PARAVICINI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 June 1979
 
Description: Pianist, UK
 
Summary: He began playing the piano by the age of two when his nanny gave him an old keyboard.

DOBIE GRAY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His hit records included "The 'In' Crowd" in 1965, and "Drift Away", which was one of the biggest hits of 1973

DOC WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Friday 26 June 1914
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Doc Williams founded Wheeling Records in 1947 and through it released all of his and his wife's albums.

DON LANPHERE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 June 1928
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: In his later years Lanphere became an educator, took up the soprano sax as a double, frequently guested at Bud Shank's Port Townsend Jazz Seminar.

ELEANOR PARKER
 
Date Born: Monday 26 June 1922
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Eleanor Jean Parker is an American actress. Her versatility led to her being dubbed Woman of a Thousand Faces.

GEORGIE FAME
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: In 1971, he teamed up with onetime Animals organist Alan Price and recorded an album of critically reviled MOR pop, Fame & Price, the partnership produced a near-Top Ten hit in "Rosetta," but ended in 1973.

JACOB DRUCKMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 June 1928
 
Description: Comoser of music, USA
 
Summary: In 1972 he won the Pulitzer Prize for his first large orchestral work Windows.

JENNETTE McCURDY
 
Date Born: Friday 26 June 1992
 
Description: Musician, Actress, USA
 
Summary: McCurdy started her acting career in 2000 at the age of eight on MADtv. Since then she appeared in television series, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Malcolm in the Middle, Lincoln Heights, Will & Grace

JUNE BRONHILL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 June 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia.
 
Summary: Born in the inland Australian city of Broken Hill in New South Wales. Her stage name Bronhill, which she used from 1952, was an abbreviation of Broken Hill, which was her way of thanking her home town for its support.

KENNY BAKER
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 June 1926
 
Description: Fiddle, USA
 
Summary: Baker is considered to be one of the most influential fiddlers in bluegrass music.

LEONID HAMBRO
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 June 1920
 
Description: Pianist and composer. USA
 
Summary: The son of immigrant Russian Jews, his father was a pianist accompanying silent films.

MARCIE JONES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 June 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Marcie Jones started as a teenager with The Thunderbirds at Canterbury Ballroom and Preston Town Hall in Melbourne in the early 60's.

MICK JONES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 June 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Jones was born in England to a Welsh father and a Russian Jewish mother.

RICHARD MALTBY SR.
 
Date Born: Friday 26 June 1914
 
Description: Pianaist, Trumpeter, Bandleader, pianist, composer
 
Summary: During the post-war years, he made several recordings for subsidiary labels of RCA Victor, and in 1954.

RICHARD McCRACKEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 June 1948
 
Description: Bassist, Ireland
 
Summary: Bass player with Rory Gallagher and drummer John Wilson in a rock trio named "TASTE" 1966.

STEF BURNS
 
Date Born: Friday 26 June 1959
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He began to strimpellare guitar of his father around 6 years.

STEWIE SPEER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 June 1928
 
Description: Drummer, Australia
 
Summary: Australian rock and jazz drummer mainly known for his association with 'Max Merritt and The Meteors'.

TOM PARKER
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 June 1909
 
Description: Manager, USA
 
Summary: His management of Elvis Presley re-wrote the role of the manager and was seen as central to the astonishing success of Presley's career.

BILL KENNEDY
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1908
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: On the old Superman TV series, he's the one who announces, "Faster than a Speeding Bullet... Able to Leap Tall buildings at a Single Bound!"

BRUCE JOHNSTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
 
Summary: A Grammy award winner for writing 'I Write The Songs'.Billboard number one, Barry Manilow.

CILLA BLACK
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: She got a part-time job as a cloakroom attendant at the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool, where The Beatles regularly played. She was introduced to Epstein by John Lennon who persuaded him to audition her.

DOC POMUS
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1925
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist.
 
Summary: Known as one of the greatest pop song writers of the 20th Century.

ELTON BRITT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He gained his first success as a singing sensation with the Los Angeles-based "Beverly Hillbillies".

ERSEL HICKEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1954, Hickey heard Elvis Presley's "I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine" and became a devoted fan of rock and roll.

FRANK MILLS
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1942
 
Description: Pianist, Arranger, Composer, Quebec
 
Summary: The sheet music version of "Music Box Dancer" has sold in excess of 3 million copies.

GARY CROSBY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 June 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

JEFFREY LEE PIERCE
 
Date Born: Friday 27 June 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: His persona type of theatrical frontman modeled in part on Bryan Ferry and Marc Bolan—that would become the essential elements of Gun Club.

JOEY COVINGTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1945
 
Description: Drummer, Songwriter, Producer, US
 
Summary: A self-taught drummer since the age of 10, Covington (also know in his childhood as Joey Michno) helped found Blues-rock group Hot Tuna in 1969, alongside Jefferson Airplane members Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen

LORRIE MORGAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Morgan made her first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry at age 13, performing Fred Spielman and Janice Torre's "Paper Roses."

MAUREEN McGOVERN
 
Date Born: Monday 27 June 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Her influences include Barbra Streisand and Dionne Warwick.

MICHAEL BALL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: British actor, singer, and radio and TV presenter who is best known for the song "Love Changes Everything" and musical theatre roles such as Marius in Les Misérables (which he originated in the London production), Alex in Aspects of Love, Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

MICHAEL MAYER
 
Date Born: Monday 27 June 1960
 
Description: Actor, Film director.
 
Summary: He was nominated for the 2002 Tony for his direction of Thoroughly Modern Millie, which he then directed on London's West End.

MILDRED J. HILL
 
Date Born: Monday 27 June 1859
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: The Hill sisters wrote the song "Good Morning to All"; Mildred wrote the melody, and Patty the lyrics. The song was first published in 1893.

ROSALIE ALLEN
 
Date Born: Friday 27 June 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Allen grew up the daughter of a Polish immigrant chiropractor in a large, impoverished family.

TOBEY MAGUIRE
 
Date Born: Friday 27 June 1975
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He is the son of Wendy (née Brown), a secretary turned screenwriter and producer, and Vincent Maguire, a construction worker and cook. He has four half-brothers.

ADRIAN ROLLINI
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 June 1903
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Rollini was equally skilled at piano, drums, xylophone, and bass saxophone, which gained him the respect.

ARNOLD SHAW
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1909
 
Description: Pianist, Researcher, Author, USA
 
Summary: Shaw entered the field of popular music during the 1940s, as a pianist and composer.

BOBBY HARRISON
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1943
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: The drummer for "Procal Harum"

BUSI MHLONGO
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 June 1947
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, record producer
 
Summary: In 2000, Busi scooped three awards at the FNB South African Music Awards for best female artist, best adult contemporary album (Africa), and best African pop album.

CATHY CARR
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 June 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1953 she signed with Coral Records, but had no hits for them, later switching to Fraternity Records, a small company based in Cincinnati, Ohio, in early 1955.

CHUCK MORGAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 June 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Chuck Morgan is currently one of Australia's most in demand guitarists, working mostly with leading jazz musicians and acknowledged widely as a highly talented and versatile musician.

DAVE KNIGHTS
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 June 1945
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He played bass on the hit single "A Whiter Shade of Pale".

DAVID HONEYBOY EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

GEORGE MORGAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 June 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Morgan was born to Zachariah "Zach" Morgan and Ethel Turner in Waverly, Tennessee but raised in Barberton, Ohio.

HOOPER BREWSTER-JONES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 June 1887
 
Description: Composer of song, Australia
 
Summary: There is a plaque in his honour on the Jubilee 150 Walkway.

JOHN CUSACK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 June 1966
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Actor and brother of actress Joan Cusack.Cusack was born to an Irish American Catholic family. His father, Dick Cusack (1925–2003). Cusack's mother, Nancy, is a former mathematics teacher and political activist.

LLOYD MAINES
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 June 1951
 
Description: Pedal Steel Guitar, Producer. USA
 
Summary: Maines was a member of The Maines Brothers Band in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

MARY STEWART MASTERSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 June 1966
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Mary Stuart Masterson started acting before the age of ten, when she appeared in The Stepford Wives in 1975

MEL BROOKS
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1926
 
Description: Actor, Director, USA
 
Summary: Brooks is a member of the short list of entertainers with the distinction of having won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award.

PETE CANDOLI
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 June 1923
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Pete Candoli's professional career began at the age of 13, when he became a member of the American Federation of Musicians. An American swing and West Coast jazz trumpeter. He played with the big bands of Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, and many others, and worked extensively in the studios of the recording and television industries. He was born in Mishawaka, Indiana.

RICHARD RODGERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 June 1902
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born into a Jewish family, the son of Mortimer Rodgers, a prominent physician who had changed the family name from Rojazinsky, and Mamie Levy.

BERNARD HERRMANN
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 June 1922
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: He conducted music for the adaptation of H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds broadcast on October 30, 1938, which consisted entirely of pre-existing music.

DERVE AND LINCOLN GORDON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalists, UK
 
Summary: They first started rehearsing on a council estate at Hornsey Rise, North London in 1965.

DOUG ASHDOWN
 
Date Born: Monday 29 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer
 
Summary: Doug began his career in Adelaide with the band "The Beaumen" with Bobby Bright around 1965 playing lead guitar and surf music in a surf club filled with sand.

FRANK KIRKLAND
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 June 1927
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Drummer for Bo Diddley’s band and sessions man for Chess records.

FRANK LOESSER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 June 1910
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Loesser was the lyricist of over 700 songs.

GARY BUSEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 June 1944
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1978, he starred as Buddy Holly in The Buddy Holly Story with Sartain as The Big Bopper. The movie earned Busey an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.

GENERAL CAINE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: McDowell took the professional name General Kane in tribute to an officer.

IAN PAICE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Born in Nottingham, England his family moved to Bicester in Oxfordshire.

JAMES FREUD
 
Date Born: Monday 29 June 1959
 
Description: Bassist, songwriter, Australia
 
Summary: In 1982, Freud joined Models as bass guitarist after the departure of Mark Ferrie, reuniting with old collaborator Kelly.

JIM MARSHALL
 
Date Born: Friday 29 June 1923
 
Description: Drummer, Business man.UK
 
Summary: 1987 marked the celebration of Jim's 50 years in music and 25 years in amplification, and was the catalyst for the introduction of the "Silver Jubilee" range of 50 and 100 Watt amplifiers, looking stunning in their chrome and silver vinyl and which became one of Jim's personal favourite models.

KATHERINE JENKINS
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 June 1980
 
Description: Vocalist, Welsh
 
Summary: Six out of seven of Jenkins's studio albums reached number one in the classical charts between 2004 and 2008, selling a total of more than 4,000,000 copies.

LEONARD LEE
 
Date Born: Monday 29 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He and partner Shirley Lee recorded for the Aladdin label in 1952 and became known as "The Sweethearts Of The Blues."

LEROY ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Monday 29 June 1908
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1951 Anderson wrote his first hit, "Blue Tango", earning a Golden Disc and the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts.

LITTLE EVA
 
Date Born: Friday 29 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Known by the stage name of Little Eva after a character from Uncle Tom's Cabin, was an American singer. As a teenager, she worked as a maid and earned extra money as a babysitter for songwriters Carole King and Gerry Goffin.

NELSON EDDY
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 June 1901
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Eddy was "discovered" by Hollywood when he substituted at the last minute for the noted diva, Lotte Lehmann, at a sold-out concert in Los Angeles on February 28, 1933.

ROBERT FORSTER
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 June 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Known for his work with songwriting partner Grant McLennan, with whom he co-founded The Go-Betweens.

SEAN BERGIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1948
 
Description: Saxophonist. South Africa
 
Summary: He is one of the expatriates of South African jazz to find success elsewhere. From 1976 he lived in Amsterdam.

WAYNE PRIDE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Wayne moved to Perth, Western Australia during the late sixties and played as a solo entertainer.

BARRY LEE HALL JR.
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 June 1949
 
Description: Trumpeter, music director and band leader
 
Summary: A trumpeter, music director and band leader of the Duke Ellington Small Band.

BILLY BROWN
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 June 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was also a member of "Ray, Goodman & Brown", are an American R&B vocal group.

CHERYL COLE
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 June 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, UK
 
Summary: She rose to fame in late 2002 when she auditioned for the reality television show Popstars: The Rivals on ITV.

DAVE VAN RONK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Van Ronk has been described as an irreverent and incomparable guitar artist and interpreter of black blues and folk, with an uncannily precise ability at improvisation.

FANTASIA BARRINO
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 June 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, actress, author, USA
 
Summary: Barrino was born to Diane and Joseph Barrino.

FLORENCE BALLARD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A new book about Flo is coming out in 2008. "The Lost Supreme: The Life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard" by Peter Benjaminson.

GLENN SHORROCK
 
Date Born: Friday 30 June 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Known as a founding member and lead singer of rock band, The Little River Band.

GUY HEMRIC
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 June 1931
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Co song writer with Richard Loring, he wrote lyrics for many themes for seventies beach films.

HOMAYOUN KHORRAM
 
Date Born: Monday 30 June 1930
 
Description: Composer, violinist, Australia
 
Summary: Khorram began his music career as a violinist at the age of 10 by participating in master Abolhassan Saba violin and Radif classes.

LARRY HALL
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He attended Rancho Alamitos High School, Garden Grove California in the late 50's.

LARRY HENLEY
 
Date Born: Monday 30 June 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Newbeats' track "Bread and Butter", features on the soundtrack to the 1998 comedy-drama film, Simon Birch.

LENA HORNE
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 June 1917
 
Description: Vocaliast, Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1989, she received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

MIKE LEANDER
 
Date Born: Monday 30 June 1941
 
Description: Composer, Producer, UK
 
Summary: Mike Leander, one of Britain's foremost figures on the popular music scene. The comoser fof "Ive been a Bad Bad Boy" recorded by Paul Jones.

PHYLLIS HYMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 30 June 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress USA
 
Summary: Phyllis Hyman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and grew up in the St. Clair Village, the South Hills section of Pittsburgh.

RONALD WINANS
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 June 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Winans were discovered by Andrae Crouch. They released their first album in 1981, entitled Introducing The Winans.

SUSAN HAYWARD
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 June 1917
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Hayward was born in Brooklyn, New York to Walter Marrenner and Ellen Pearson.

TONY HATCH
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 June 1940
 
Description: Composer, Lyicist, Pianist, Music Arranger, UK
 
Summary: He was born in Pinner, North London. Encouraged by his musical abilities, his mother also a pianist enrolled him in the London Choir School in Bexley, Kent when he was ten.

 
 
 
 

 
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