This Day in Music
October 25th: Born on this day
1941, Born on this day, Helen Reddy, Australian singer, songwriter, (1975 US No.1 & UK No.5 single 'Angie Baby'). Cher had previously turned down the song.
1944, Born on this day, Jon Anderson, vocals, Warriors, Yes, (1983 UK No.28 & US No.1 single 'Owner Of A Lonely Heart').
1944, Born on this day, Taffy Danoff, Starland Vocal Band, (1976 US No.1 & UK No.18 single 'Afternoon Delight').
1947, Born on this day, John Hall, The Equals, (1968 UK No.1 & US No.32 single 'Baby Come Back').
1948, Born on this day, Glenn Tipton, guitar, Judas Priest, (1980 UK No.12 single 'Living After Midnight', 1980 UK No.4 album 'British Steel').
1950, Born on this day, Chris Norman, Smokie, (1975 UK No.3 single 'If You Think You Know How To Love Me').
1951, Born on this day, Richard Lloyd, guitar, vocals, Television, (1977 single and album 'Marquee Moon').
1955, Born on this day, Matthias Jabs, The Scorpions, (1991 UK No.2 single 'Wind Of Change').
1960, Born on this day, Christina Amphlett, vocals, The Divinyls, (1991 US No.4 & UK No.10 single, 'I Touch Myself'). Amphlett died on 21st April 2013 after battling breast cancer and multiple sclerosis.
1962, Born on this day, Chad Smith, drummer, Red Hot Chili Peppers (1992 UK No.26 single 'Under The Bridge', 2002 UK No.1 album 'By The Way').
1963, Born on this day, John Leven, Europe, (1986 UK No.1 single 'The Final Countdown').
1965, Born on this day, Nick Thorp, Curiosity Killed The Cat, (1989 UK No.14 single 'Name And Number').
1968, Born on this day, Todd Thomas, (speech, Arrested Development, 1992 UK No.2 single 'People Everyday').
1970, Born on this day, Ed Robertson, guitar, Barenaked Ladies, (1998 US No.1 & UK No.5 single 'One Week').
1984, Born on this day, Katy Perry, American singer-songwriter, who scored the 2008 single ‘I Kissed a Girl’ which was a worldwide hit topping the charts in over than 20 countries. Her 2013 single 'Roar' gave the singer her eighth non-consecutive US No.1 hit.
1985, Born on this day, Ciara Princess Harris, US singer, songwriter, record producer, (2004 US No.1 single ‘Goodies’, 2006 US No.1 album Ciara: The Evolution).


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