1 January

Pick a Day

Born on March 18

1979 Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine is born in Los Angeles.

1977 Devin Lima of LFO is born Harold Lima in Boston, Massachusetts.

1974 Stuart Zender (original bass guitarist for Jamiroquai) is born in London, England.

1970 Queen Latifah is born Dana Elaine Owens in Newark, New Jersey.

1966 Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell is born in Tacoma, Washington.

1963 Vanessa Williams is born in Tarrytown, New York. She becomes the first Black woman to win Miss America, but gives up the crown when nude pictures of her are published. It takes several years, but Williams is able to move past the controversy and establish herself as a successful singer and actress.

1963 Jeff LaBar (guitarist for Cinderella) is born in Darby, Pennsylvania.

1962 Irene Cara is born Irene Cara Escalera in The Bronx, New York.

1950 John Hartman (original drummer for The Doobie Brothers) is born in Falls Church, Virginia.

1943 Country singer-songwriter Dennis Linde is born in Abilene, Texas. He pens the 1972 Elvis Presley hit "Burning Love."

1941 Wilson Pickett is born in Prattville, Alabama.

1934 Charley Pride is born on a cotton farm in the tiny town of Sledge, Mississippi. After his baseball career stalls, he becomes a country music star, one of the first African Americans to break through in the format.

1844 Composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov is born in Russia.

Find more in our Categories

©2023 Songfacts®, LLC