Updated at September 30, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Melanie Safka is best known as Folk Singer who has born on February 03, 1947 in New York City, NY. Currently, Melanie Safka is 75 years, 7 months and 27 days old. Melanie Safka will celebrate 76th birthday on Friday, 3rd of February 2023. Below the countdown to Melanie Safka upcoming birthday.
Well known for her biggest American hit, "Brand New Key," she performed at the Woodstock Festival. Her experience there served as inspiration for her signature song "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)."
She made her first public singing appearance at the age of 4 on the radio show Live Like a Millionaire. She studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and began singing in folk clubs during that time.
She was initially signed to Columbia Records with whom she released two singles. She then released her acclaimed debut album through Buddah Records.
She was born in Astoria, Queens, New York to a Ukranian father and Italian mother.
Her song "Brand New Key" was featured in the Paul Thomas Anderson directed film Boogie Nights.
Melanie Safka is 75 years old today.
Melanie Safka was born on February 03, 1947 in New York City, NY.
Melanie Safka zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Melanie Safka was best known as Folk Singer.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Melanie Safka's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1959||Rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson are killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.|
|1960||British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan speaks of "a wind of change", signalling that his Government was likely to support decolonisation.|
|1961||The United States Air Forces begins Operation Looking Glass, and over the next 30 years, a "Doomsday Plane" is always in the air, with the capability of taking direct control of the United States' bombers and missiles in the event of the destruction of the SAC's command post.|
|1966||The Soviet Union's Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to make a soft landing on the Moon, and the first spacecraft to take pictures from the surface of the Moon.|
|1971||New York Police Officer Frank Serpico is shot during a drug bust in Brooklyn and survives to later testify against police corruption.|
|1972||The first day of the seven-day 1972 Iran blizzard, which would kill at least 4,000 people, making it the deadliest snowstorm in history.|
|1984||John Buster and the research team at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center announce history's first embryo transfer, from one woman to another resulting in a live birth.|
|1984||Space Shuttle program: STS-41-B is launched using Space Shuttle Challenger.|
|1989||After a stroke two weeks previously, South African President P. W. Botha resigns as leader of the National Party, but stays on as president for six more months.|
|1989||A military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay since 1954.|
|1994||Space Shuttle program: STS-60 is launched, carrying Sergei Krikalev, the first Russian cosmonaut to fly aboard the Shuttle|
|1995||Astronaut Eileen Collins becomes the first woman to pilot the Space Shuttle as mission STS-63 gets underway from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.|
|1998||Cavalese cable car disaster: a United States military pilot causes the death of 20 people when his low-flying plane cuts the cable of a cable-car near Trento, Italy.|
|2007||A Baghdad market bombing kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339.|
|2014||Two people are shot and killed and 29 students are taken hostage at a high school in Moscow, Russia.|
|1982||The birth of Marie-Ève Drolet, Canadian speed skater|
|1984||The birth of Elizabeth Holmes, American fraudster, founder of Theranos|
|1985||The birth of Angela Fong, Canadian wrestler and actress|
|1985||The birth of Andrei Kostitsyn, Belarusian ice hockey player|
|1986||The birth of Lucas Duda, American baseball player|
|1986||The birth of Mathieu Giroux, Canadian speed skater|
|1986||The birth of Kanako Yanagihara, Japanese actress|
|1988||The birth of Cho Kyuhyun, South Korean singer|
|1989||The birth of Slobodan Rajković, Serbian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Sean Kingston, American-Jamaican singer-songwriter|
|1990||The birth of Martin Taupau, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Nikola Hofmanova, Austrian tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Corey Norman, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Luke Keary, Australian rugby league player|
|1992||The birth of Olli Aitola, Finnish ice hockey player|
|2012||The death of Andrzej Szczeklik, Polish physician and academic (b. 1938)|
|2013||The death of Cardiss Collins, American politician (b. 1931)|
|2013||The death of Oscar Feltsman, Ukrainian-Russian composer and producer (b. 1921)|
|2013||The death of James Muri, American soldier and pilot (b. 1918)|
|2013||The death of Jam Mohammad Yousaf, Pakistani politician, Chief Minister of Balochistan (b. 1954)|
|2015||The death of Martin Gilbert, English historian, author, and academic (b. 1936)|
|2015||The death of Mary Healy, American actress and singer (b. 1918)|
|2015||The death of Charlie Sifford, American golfer (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Nasim Hasan Shah, Pakistani lawyer and judge, 12th Chief Justice of Pakistan (b. 1929)|
|2016||The death of Balram Jakhar, Indian lawyer and politician, 23rd Governor of Madhya Pradesh (b. 1923)|
|2016||The death of József Kasza, Serbian politician and economist (b. 1945)|
|2016||The death of Saulius Sondeckis, Lithuanian violinist and conductor (b. 1928)|
|2017||The death of Dritëro Agolli, Albanian poet, writer and politician (b. 1931)|
|2019||The death of Julie Adams, American actress (b. 1926)|
|2019||The death of Kristoff St. John, American actor (b. 1966)|
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