1981 DJ/producer Deadmau5 is born in Niagara Falls, Canada. His birth name is Joel Zimmerman; he takes the name Deadmau5 (pronounced "Deadmouse") as his chatroom handle after claiming to find a dead mouse in his computer.
1969 Marilyn Manson is born Brian Hugh Warner in Canton, Ohio. Contrary to the urban myth, Warner does not start his entertainment career playing Paul on The Wonder Years (that would be Josh Saviano). After a stint as a music journalist, he teams up with guitarist Scott "Daisy Berkowitz" Putesky and reinvents himself as Marilyn Manson in 1989.
1966 Kate Schellenbach (drummer for Luscious Jackson) is born in New York City, New York.
1963 Grant Young (drummer for Soul Asylum) is born in Iowa City, Iowa.
1950 Chris Stein (guitarist for Blondie) is born in Brooklyn, New York.
1949 George "Funky" Brown (drummer for Kool and the Gang) is born in Jersey City, New Jersey.
1932 Blues singer Johnny Adams, known for the '60s hits "Release Me" and "Reconsider Me," is born Laten John Adams in New Orleans, Louisiana.Find more in our Categories
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