1998 – The creepy Fox show Millennium gets even creepier. Kiss guest-star on the show both with and without makeup.
1991 – Country western singer Willie Nelson marries makeup artist Ann-Marie D’Angelo. The couple, who met on the set of Nelson’s 1986 movie “Red Headed Stranger,” has two sons.
1983 – Members of Kiss appear on MTV without their trademark makeup.
1951 – Guitarist Ace Frehley (Paul Frehley) of Kiss is born in Brooklyn, N.Y. Paul Daniel Frehley (born April 27, 1951), better known as Ace Frehley, is an American guitarist best known as an original member and lead guitarist for the rock band Kiss founded by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. He took on the […]
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 […]
1900 – Although jazz legend Louis Armstrong always claimed to have been born on this date, later scholarship established that his birthday was on August 4, 1901. Louis Armstrong (4 August 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo or Sachimo and Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer. Coming to prominence in the 20s […]