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Adam Ant


Aaliyah Dani Haughton

Born: 16 January 1979
Brooklyn, New York
Died: 26 August 2001

Aaliyah was only 14 when she released her first album, "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number", in 1994. She married singer R. Kelly and released a second record in 1996. She released her third record in 2001, and she was starting an acting career, having co-starred in "Romeo Must Die", and nabbing parts in the two "Matrix" sequels. On August 26, 2001, on a return trip from shooting a music video, the plane she was on crashed, killing her at the age of 22.

Adam Ant

Stuart Leslie Goddard
Born: 3 November 1954
London, England

Pop phenom of the 1980s, "antmusic" - distinctive theatrics and a tribal drum sound. Also remembered for his romance with Jamie Lee Curtis, daughter of Tony Curtis.

Marc Anthony

Marco Muñiz
Born: 16 September 1968
New York City, New York, USA

American actor, record producer, singer, songwriter. Also known as Jennifer Lopez's husband.

Chet Atkins

Chester Burton Atkins
Born: 20 June 1924
Lutrell, Tennessee
Died: 30 June 2001

Known as "Mister Guitar" for his contribution to music.


GG Allin

Kevin Michael Allin
Born: August 29, 1956
Lancaster, New Hampshire

Self-described rock n' roll terrorist, GG Allin was as much an extreme performance artist as he was a punk rocker. He was famous for his violent shows that often found him in a jockstrap, bloody and injured, and flinging his urine, feces, or vomit. Walking home after his last show in New York, he attacked passers-by while naked, before dying of a cocaine and heroin overdose on June 27, 1995.

Ed Ames Ed Ulrick
Born: 9 July 1927
Malden, Massachusetts, USA

Tori Amos

Myra Ellen Amos
Born: 22 August 1963
North Carolina, USA

Has been compared early in her career with everyone from Kate Bush to Joni Mitchell. She began playing the piano at age two-and-a-half, and at age five was enrolled as a prodigy in Baltimore's Peabody Institute. Best known for her album "Under the Pink", the single "Cornflake Girl" and the follow-up "Pretty Good Year", and also "Professional Widow".

Annette Annette Funicello
Born: 22 October 1942
New York

Tina Arena

Filippina Lydia Arena
Born: November 1st, 1967
Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Australia

Tina Arena was featured on the Australian TV show "Young Talent Time" in the late 1970s until she grew too old for the group and was replaced. She sang in clubs and acted in musicals until she received a recording contract at the age of 21. Her "Don't Ask", featuring the worldwide hit "Chains", was the biggest-selling album in Australia in 1995, and also the biggest-selling album by any Australian woman ever. She followed with the 1999 album "In Deep", which went triple platinum in Australia.

Frankie Avalon Francis Avallone
Born: 18 September 1939

Charles Aznavour

Varenagh Aznavourian
Born: 22 May 1924
Paris, France

Son of Armenian immigrants, fleeing a Turkish massacre. Composer of more than 600 songs and has sold more than 100 million records.

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