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Number of Records Matching Query: 24
 
AINSLIE HENDERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 January 1979
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Scotland
Summary: a Scottish singer-songwriter. He is best known for his appearance on the BBC's television programme, Fame Academy, and his subsequent Top 5 UK single, "Keep Me A Secret". In 2006, he independently released his debut album.
 

AL DEXTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 January 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
 

ALAN ALDA
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 28 January 1936
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: His father, Robert Alda (1914-1986) aka Alphonso Giovanni Giuseppe Roberto D'Abruzzo, was an actor and singer, and his mother, Joan Brown, was crowned Miss New York in a beauty pageant. P/E
 

ALISTAIR HULETT
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 January 2010
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Scotland
 

ANTHONY HAMILTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 January 1971
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: Hamilton's career and was released in June 2005. Ain't Nobody Worryin', his gold-selling third studio album.
 

ARTHUR RUBINSTEIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 28 January 1887
Description: Pianist, Poland
Summary: He retired from the stage in 1976, as his eyesight and hearing were rapidly deteriorating. He became almost blind in later life. he Aeolian Duo-Art system and the American Piano Company.
 

BARBI BENTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 January 1950
Description: Actress, Vocalist, USA
Summary: Benton a recording artist with some success. Her 1975 record, "Brass Buckles," was a top five hit on Billboard's country singles chart.
 

BILL BIXBY
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 January 1993
Description: Actor, Director, USA
Summary: Bixby died of complications from cancer in Century City, California.
 

BILLY FURY
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 28 January 1983
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

BILLY FURY - DIES
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 28 January 1983
Description: Billy Fury died in the afternoon at 2.10pm. He was 42 years old.
Summary: An early British rock and roll and film star, he equalled The Beatles' record of 24 hits in the 1960s. Wycherley was born at Smithdown Hospital (later Sefton General Hospital, now demolished), Smithdown Road, Liverpool.
 

BRIAN KEENAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 January 1945
Description: Drummer, USA
Summary: Keenan was part of The Chambers Brothers from 1965 to 1971.
 

DAN SPITZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 January 1963
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
Summary: The lead guitarist of the thrash metal band Anthrax from 1983-1995 and 2005 to 2007. He is the brother of former Black Sabbath bassist Dave Spitz.
 

ELVIS PRESLEY
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 January 1956
Summary: DEBUTS NATIONALLY IN 1956 ON THE DORSEY BROTHERS STAGE SHOW
 

GEOFF NICHOLLS
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 January 2017
Summary: Black Sabbath keyboard player Geoff Nicholls died on January 28 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 68.
 

JIM CAPALDI
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 28 January 2005
Description: Drummer, Composer, UK
Summary: He died of stomach cancer, aged 60. He is survived by his wife and daughters.
 

KEN JENSEN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 January 1995
Description: Drummer, Canada
 

MARGARET PRICE
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 28 January 2011
Description: Vocalist, Wales
 

MICHAEL HASTINGS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 January 1980
Description: Contributing editor to "Rolling Stone" - Journalist
Summary: Michael Mahon Hastings was an American journalist, author, contributing editor to Rolling Stone, and reporter for BuzzFeed. He was raised in New York, Canada, and Vermont, and attended New York University.
 

MR ACKER BILK
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 January 1929
Description: Clarinetist, UK
Summary: He is known for his trademark goatee, bowler hat, striped waistcoat and his breathy, vibrato-rich, lower-register clarinet style.P/E
 

RAY NANCE
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 28 January 1976
Description: Violinist, Trumpeter, Vocalist, USA
 

ROBERT WYATT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 January 1945
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Drummer, UK
Summary: Founding member of the influential Canterbury scene band Soft Machine.
 

RONNIE SCOTT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 28 January 1927
Description: Saxophonist, UK
Summary: Scott is best remembered for co-founding, with former tenor sax player Pete King, the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, which opened in 1959 at 39 Gerrard Street in London's Soho
 

SACHA DISTEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 January 1934
Description: Vocalist, French
Summary: He is mentioned in the Peter Sarstedt's song "Where Do You Go To, My Lovely". One of Sarstedt's bigest hits in the sixties.
 

SARAH MCLACHLAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 January 1963
Description: Vocalist, Multi- Instrumentalist, Painter, Executive Producer, CA
Summary: Known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range, as of 2006, she has sold over 40 million albums worldwide
 

 
 
 
 
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