1955 – Elvis Costello (Declan McManus) is born in … Read more

1955 – Elvis Costello (Declan McManus) is born in …

1955 – Elvis Costello (Declan McManus) is born in London. His biggest hit is the top 20 song “Veronica” in 1989, which he writes with Paul McCartney. Elvis Costello (born Declan Patrick MacManus 25 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter, with Irish ancestry. Costello came to prominence as an early participant in London’s […]

1948 – Singer Lulu (Marie McDonald Lawrie) is born… Read more

1948 – Singer Lulu (Marie McDonald Lawrie) is born…

1948 – Singer Lulu (Marie McDonald Lawrie) is born in Lennoxcastle, Scotland. Her biggest hit is “To Sir with Love,” a No. 1 song from the 1967 movie of the same name. Lulu Kennedy-Cairns, OBE, (born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie on 3 November 1948 in Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire), best known by her stage name Lulu, […]

1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in… Read more

1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in…

1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in London. He first records with the King Bees, Lower Third and the Mannish Boys in 1963 before going solo. His two No. 1 songs are “Fame” and “Let’s Dance.” David Bowie (IPA: Although he released an album and numerous singles earlier, David Bowie first caught […]