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Number of Records Matching Query: 56
 
Guy Pratt
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 January 1962
 
Description: Bassist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: He recently was a guest contestant on Australian music game show Spicks and Specks.

Peter Steele
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 January 1962
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitarist
 
Summary: As the frontman for Type O Negative, Steele was known for his vampiric looks, rich bass-baritone vocals, and a dark, often self-deprecating sense of humor.

Chris Marion
 
Date Born: Monday 8 January 1962
 
Description: Keyboardist , USA
 
Summary: Better known as a member of the Australian band, Little River Band

Trace Adkins
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 January 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Adkins musical interest came at an early age, when his father taught him to play the guitar. In high school, he joined a gospel music group called the New Commitments. Later, Adkins went on to study at Louisiana Tech University; after graduation, he took up work at an oil rig.

Jim Carrey
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 January 1962
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: His first working job and getting paid was support act for singer Linda Ronstadt. He later dated Ronstadt for some time. P/E

Clint Black
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 February 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Black was born in Long Branch, New Jersey and grew up in Katy, Texas, the youngest of four brothers.

Axl Rose
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 February 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American musician, best known as the frontman of American hard rock band Guns N' Roses. P/E

Garth Brooks
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 February 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born to Troyal Brooks, who worked as a draftsman for an oil company, while his mother, Colleen Carroll, was a country music singer on the Capitol Records label in the 1950's and also a regular on the Red Foley Show.

Cliff Burton
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 February 1962
 
Description: Bassist, Sweden
 
Summary: Known as a member of "Metallica" replacing Ron McGovin.

John Balance
 
Date Born: Friday 16 February 1962
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Born in Mansfield, England, was the founder of the experimental music group Coil, along with his partner Peter Christopherson.

David Mccomb
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 February 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia.
 
Summary: David McComb was born in Perth, the youngest of four boys. Both their parents were doctors, their father, Dr Harold McComb, a prominent plastic surgeon and their mother, Dr Athel Hockey.

John Norum
 
Date Born: Friday 23 February 1962
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Norwegian
 
Summary: John Norum is older brother of Swedish songstress Tone Norum.

Amanda Keller
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 February 1962
 
Description: Australian journalist, radio and television presenter, and media personality.

Jon Bon Jovi
 
Date Born: Friday 2 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Actor. USA
 
Summary: The son of Carol Sharkey, a florist and former model, and John Francis Bongiovi, Sr, a hairdresser. He is Italian-American. He grew up in neighboring Sayreville, New Jersey.

Scott La Rock
 
Date Born: Friday 2 March 1962
 
Description: DJ
 
Summary: As BDP, rapper KRS-One and DJ Scott LaRock turned the violent gruffness of ghetto life into a proud vision of survival and uplift. It all started with this incendiary debut of imposing boasts, dancehall bravado and now-classic rock-hard beats.

Taylor Dayne
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Dayne, who was born in Baldwin, Nassau County, New York, came to prominence in the late 1980s and continued to appear at the top of the charts through the 1990s.

Clare Grogan
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Scotland
 
Summary: Altered Images reunited in name only, as just Grogan performed, in a Here and Now tour in 2005, 2008 and again in 2009.

Matthew Broderick
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 March 1962
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Broderick was born in New York City, the son of Patricia, a playwright, actress and painter whose work was posthumously shown at the Tibor de Nagy gallery in New York, and James Wilke Broderick, an actor. Broderick's mother was Jewish and his father a Catholic of Irish descent.

Rosie Odonnell
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Born in New York, the daughter of Roseann Teresa, a homemaker, and Edward Joseph O'Donnell, an electrical engineer who worked in the defense industry. O'Donnell's father had immigrated from County Donegal, Ireland during his childhood, and her mother was Irish American. Four days before her 11th birthday on March 17, 1973, O'Donnell's mother died of breast cancer.

Jann Arden
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: Arden spent most of the 1980s playing her music in bars and busking, struggling to get noticed.

Mc Hammer
 
Date Born: Friday 30 March 1962
 
Description: Rap Musician, USA
 
Summary: Burrell wanted to be a professional baseball player, but he did not catch on in any professional organization.

Missy Raines
 
Date Born: Friday 6 April 1962
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: The most decorated bass player in the history of the International Bluegrass Music Association- with 7 Bass Player of the Year.

Izzy Stradlin
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 April 1962
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Stradlin was born as Jeffrey Dean Isbell in Lafayette, Indiana, of English, French and Scottish descent.

Peta Toppano
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 April 1962
 
Description: Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Peta Toppano is a British-born Australian actress who found success in Australian television.

Hillel Slovack
 
Date Born: Friday 13 April 1962
 
Description: Guitarst, USA
 
Summary: Books - Behind The Sun, The Diary and Art of Hillel Slovak. 1999 , James Slovack

Jason Scheff
 
Date Born: Monday 16 April 1962
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: American bassist, singer and songwriter. Since 1985 he has been the bassist and singer for the veteran pop-rock band Chicago.

Ty Herndon
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 May 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Ty Herndon was raised in Butler, Alabama. He became involved in music as a teenager, playing the piano and singing Gospel music.

Emilio Estevez
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 May 1962
 
Description: Actor, Director, USA
 
Summary: The eldest child of actor Martin Sheen and artist Janet. His siblings are Ramón Luis Estévez,Charlie Sheen, and Renée Estévez. Unlike his brother, Emilio did not adopt his father's stage name. He attended Santa Monica High School with fellow Brat Packer Rob Lowe.

Craig Ferguson
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 May 1962
 
Description: Talk Show Host, Actor. America,
 
Summary: Craig Ferguson dropped out of high school "mainly to drink," and started in show business as a drummer in Bastards From Hell, a punk band that went nowhere.

Corey Hart
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 May 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canada
 
Summary: A Grammy Award-nominated Canadian musician. He was raised in Montreal, Spain, Mexico City, and Key Biscayne, Florida, and was raised solely by his mother from the age of 10.

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.

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.

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

Scott Borchetta
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 July 1962
 
Description: Big Machine Records, President/CEO, USA
 
Summary: Before Big Machine, Borchetta was a race car driver and a staff member at the Nashville divisions of DreamWorks Records and MCA Records as well as MTM Records, owned by actress Mary Tyler Moore's MTM Enterprises.

Tom Cruise
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 July 1962
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Cruise was born the son of Mary Lee, a special education teacher, and Thomas Cruise Mapother III, an electrical engineer. Cruise has German and Colonial English ancestry.

Shaun Micaulle
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 July 1962
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer, Australian
 
Summary: Micallef was born in Adelaide, South Australia and is of Maltese and Irish descent. He studied law at the University of Adelaide, where he was frequently involved in comedy revues.

Lee Aaron
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 July 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: Aaron sang, played alto saxophone and keyboards in this first incarnation of the band.

Rachel Sweet
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 July 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: She began recording country music in 1976, but with little success. Switching to rock and roll, she signed to the British Stiff Records.

Carl Cox
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 July 1962
 
Description: DJ and producer.
 
Summary: Cox began his career as a hardcore and rave DJ in the mid 1980s.[2] He has performed at clubs such as The Eclipse, Edge, Shelly's, Sterns Nightclub, Heaven, Sir Henry's in Cork, Ireland and Angels and The Haçienda, as well as raves for Fantazia, Dreamscape, NASA and Amnesia House

Wesley Snipes
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 July 1962
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, the son of Marian, a teacher's aide, and an aircraft engineer father.

Kristie Mcnichol
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 September 1962
 
Description: Actress, Director, USA
 
Summary: Kristy McNichol began her career appearing with her brother Jimmy McNichol in commercials and later on her own in guest appearances on such series as Starsky and Hutch, The Bionic Woman etc.

Melissa Sue Anderson
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 September 1962
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1980, Anderson earned a 'TP de Oro' Award for 'Best Foreign Actress' for her role Little House and, in 1981

Tommy Lee
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 October 1962
 
Description: Drummer, USA

Joan Cusack
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 October 1962
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Cusack was born in New York City to an Irish American Catholic family.

Chris Botti
 
Date Born: Friday 12 October 1962
 
Description: Trumpeter,Arranger, Band Leader, Conductor, USA
 
Summary: Chris Botti. He raised in Corvallis, Oregon, he spent two years of his childhood growing up in Italy. His earliest musical influence was his mother, a classically trained pianist and part-time piano teacher.

Kelly Preston
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 October 1962
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: While living in Australia, Preston was discovered at 16 by a fashion photographer who helped her get work in commercials and other small parts.

Annette Zilinskas
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 November 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: She was also a member of L.A. band The Ringling Sisters from (1990-1993).

Demi Moore
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 November 1962
 
Description: Actress, US
 
Summary: Demi Moore's film debut was in the 1982 3-D science fiction/horror film, Parasite, which was a hit on the drive-in circuit, ultimately grossing $7 million.

James Morrison
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 November 1962
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, Austrlalia
 
Summary: He performed the opening fanfare at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, and is usually regarded as one of Australia's best jazz musicians.

Kirk Hammett
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 November 1962
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: He became the first inductee into Guitar World magazine's "Hall of Fame" in 2002.

Jodie Foster
 
Date Born: Monday 19 November 1962
 
Description: Actress, Director, USA
 
Summary: Foster was originally considered for the role of Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, but was unable to pull out of her contract with Disney.

Tommy Womack
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 November 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His recordings span multiple genres: folk, rock, country, alt-country, and indie music.

Linda Davis
 
Date Born: Monday 26 November 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An established country singer, Linda continues to record and perform to her fans throughout the United States.

Mike Bordin
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 November 1962
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: After Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward was unfortunately plagued with health issues during tour, Bordin had a brief stretch playing with the other original members of Black Sabbath.

Jeff Ward
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 November 1962
 
Description: Drummer
 
Summary: He provided vocals for the 1000 Homo DJs song "Hey Asshole" where he impersonated a cop.

Ralph Fiennes
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 December 1962
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: In 2011, Fiennes made his directorial debut with his film adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus, in which he also played the titular character. Fiennes won a Tony Award for playing Hamlet on Broadway and has been nominated twice for the Academy Award.

 
 
 
 
 
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