1951 – Vocalist Rob Halford of Judas Priest is bor… Read more

1951 – Vocalist Rob Halford of Judas Priest is bor…

1951 – Vocalist Rob Halford of Judas Priest is born in Birmingham, England. Robert John Arthur Halford (born August 25, 1951) is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Judas Priest. Halford has a three-and-a-half octave vocal range (D2-B5). He is one of the most respected […]

1949 – Kiss bassist Gene Simmons is born Chaim Wit… Read more

1949 – Kiss bassist Gene Simmons is born Chaim Wit…

1949 – Kiss bassist Gene Simmons is born Chaim Witz in Haifa, Israel. Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz (pronounced Haium) on August 25, 1949) is an Israeli-born American hard rock bass guitarist, vocalist, and actor. He is best known as “The Demon,” his blood-spitting, fire-breathing, and tongue-wagging persona in the hard rock band Kiss, an […]

1946 – Linda Ronstadt is born in Tucson, Ariz., th… Read more

1946 – Linda Ronstadt is born in Tucson, Ariz., th…

1946 – Linda Ronstadt is born in Tucson, Ariz., the daughter of German/Mexican parents. Her biggest hit is the No. 1 song “You’re No Good,” penned by Roy Orbison. She goes on to win Grammys in the pop, country and Mexican/American categories. Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American […]