September 8, 2014

September 8th: Born on this day

September 8th: Born on this day  Peter Sellers
1897, Born on this day, Jimmie Rodgers singer, songwriter, the first country music star. Sold over 12 million records and was the first person to be elected into the Country Music Hall Of Fame. Rodgers died on 26th May 1933. 
1925, Born on this day, Peter Sellers actor, The Goons, (1956 UK No.9 single 'Ying Tong Song' with The Goons, 1960 UK No.4 single 'Goodness Gracious Me', with Sophia Loren, 1965 UK No.14 single 'A Hard Day's Night'). Sellers died of a heart attack on 24th July 1980.
1932, Born on this day, Patsy Cline, country singer, the first female country singer to cross over as a pop artist. (1961 US No.19 single 'Crazy'). Cline was killed in a plane crash on 5th March 1963. 
1942, Born on this day, Brian Cole, bass, vocals, The Association, (1967 US No.1 single 'Windy'). Cole died on 2nd August 1972.
1942, Born on this day, Sal Spampinato, The Beau Brummels, (1965 US No.8 single, 'Just A Little.')
1945, Born on this day, Kelly Groucutt, bass, vocals, Electric Light Orchestra, (1979 UK No.3 & US No.4 single 'Don't Bring Me Down' plus 26 other Top 40 hits). Died from a heart attack on 19 February 2009.
1945, Born on this day, Ron Mckernan, organ, Grateful Dead, (1970 UK No.69 and US No.127 album 'Workingman's Dead'). Died on 8th March 1973 from cirrhosis of the liver aged 27. 

1955, Born on this day, Benjamin Orr bass, vocals, The Cars, (1978 UK No.3 single 'My Best Friend's Girl' and 1985 UK No.4 single 'Drive'). Orr died of cancer on 3rd October 2000.
1958, Born on this day, David Lewis, Atlantic Starr, (1987 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Always').
1960, Born on this day, David Steele, Fine Young Cannibals, (1989 UK No.5 single 'She Drives Me Crazy'), The Beat, (1983 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Can't Get Used To Losing You').
1960, Born on this day, Aimee Mann, US singer songwriter, member of Til Tuesday, solo, (1993 album 'Whatever').
1972, Born on this day, Andie Rathbourne, Mansun, (1996 UK No.15 single 'Wide Open Space').
1975, Born on this day, Richard Hughes, drums, Keane, their 2004 UK No.1 album 'Hopes And Fears' was the second best-selling British album of the year.
1979, Born on this day, Pink, (Alicia Moore), 2001 UK No.2 single 'Get The Party Started', 2001 US & UK No.1 single with Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim and Mya 'Lady Marmalade'. Pink has become one of the most successful artists of her generation, having sold over 110 million records worldwide.
1980, Born on this day, Slim Thug, US rapper (born Stayve Jerome Thomas). 2005 US No.2 album ‘Already Platinum’, 2006 US No.1 single with Beyonce ‘ Check On It’, also worked with Gwen Stefani and LeToya Luckett.
1989, Born on this day, Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer, Tim Bergling who was Avicii was nominated for a Grammy for Best Dance Recording with 'Levels' at the 2013 Grammy Awards.

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