Updated at January 28, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Ralph McTell is best known as Folk Singer who has born on December 03, 1944 in England. Currently, Ralph McTell is 78 years, 1 months and 25 days old. Ralph McTell will celebrate 79th birthday on Sunday, 3rd of December 2023. Below the countdown to Ralph McTell upcoming birthday.
Revered singer who became an icon in the English folk scene for songs like "Streets of London," which has been covered by hundreds of artists since its 1969 release. He enjoyed great commercial success in the 70's, selling out major concert venues like London's Royal Festival Hall.
He left grammar school to serve in the British Army at age 15 but left the Army six months later. In college, he became influenced by American jazz and blues music.
He wrote and performed songs for the children's television series "Alphabet Zoo" and "Tickle on the Tum" in the 80's.
He was born Ralph May. His first grandchild, Ezra, was born in 2000.
He performed alongside American rock stars like Jimi Hendrix at the famed Isle of Wight Festival in 1970.
Ralph McTell is 78 years old today.
Ralph McTell was born on December 03, 1944 in England.
Ralph McTell zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Ralph McTell was best known as Folk Singer.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Ralph McTell's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1982||A soil sample is taken from Times Beach, Missouri, that will be found to contain 300 times the safe level of dioxin.|
|1984||Bhopal disaster: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, kills more than 3,800 people outright and injures 150,000-600,000 others (some 6,000 of whom would later die from their injuries) in one of the worst industrial disasters in history.|
|1989||Cold War: In a meeting off the coast of Malta, U.S. President George H. W. Bush and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev release statements indicating that the Cold War between NATO and the Soviet Union may be coming to an end.|
|1992||The Greek oil tanker Aegean Sea, carrying 80,000 tonnes of crude oil, runs aground in a storm while approaching A Coruña, Spain, and spills much of its cargo.|
|1992||A test engineer for Sema Group uses a personal computer to send the world's first text message via the Vodafone network to the phone of a colleague.|
|1994||The PlayStation developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment was released in Japan|
|1994||Taiwan held the first full local elections; James Soong elected as the first and only direct elected Governor of Taiwan, Chen Shui-bian became the first direct elected Mayor of Taipei, Wu Den-yih became the first directed Mayor of Kaohsiung.|
|1995||Cameroon Airlines Flight 3701 crashes on approach to Douala International Airport in Douala, Cameroon, killing 71 of the 76 people on board.|
|1997||In Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, representatives from 121 countries sign the Ottawa Treaty prohibiting manufacture and deployment of anti-personnel landmines. The United States, People's Republic of China, and Russia do not sign the treaty, however.|
|1999||NASA loses radio contact with the Mars Polar Lander moments before the spacecraft enters the Martian atmosphere.|
|2005||XCOR Aerospace makes the first manned rocket aircraft delivery of U.S. Mail in Kern County, California.|
|2007||Winter storms cause the Chehalis River to flood many cities in Lewis County, Washington, and close a 20-mile portion of Interstate 5 for several days. At least eight deaths and billions of dollars in damages are blamed on the floods.|
|2009||A suicide bombing at a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, kills 25 people, including three ministers of the Transitional Federal Government.|
|2012||At least 475 people are killed after Typhoon Bopha makes landfall in the Philippines.|
|2014||The Japanese space agency, JAXA, launches the space explorer Hayabusa2 from the Tanegashima Space Center on a six-year round trip mission to an asteroid to collect rock samples.|
|1985||The birth of Robert Swift, American basketball player|
|1985||The birth of Marcus Williams, American basketball player|
|1987||The birth of Michael Angarano, American actor, director, and screenwriter|
|1987||The birth of Erik Grönwall, Swedish singer-songwriter|
|1987||The birth of Brian Robiskie, American football player|
|1987||The birth of Alicia Sacramone, American gymnast|
|1988||The birth of Melissa Aldana, Chilean saxophonist|
|1989||The birth of Alex McCarthy, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Selçuk Alibaz, Turkish footballer|
|1989||The birth of Tomasz Narkun, Polish mixed martial artist|
|1990||The birth of Christian Benteke, Belgian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Sharon Fichman, Canadian-Israeli tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Ekaterine Gorgodze, Georgian tennis player|
|1992||The birth of Cristian Ceballos, Spanish footballer|
|1994||The birth of Solomone Kata, New Zealand rugby league player|
|2012||The death of Kuntal Chandra, Bangladeshi cricketer (b. 1984)|
|2012||The death of Fyodor Khitruk, Russian animator, director, and screenwriter (b. 1917)|
|2012||The death of Diego Mendieta, Paraguayan footballer (b. 1980)|
|2012||The death of Janet Shaw, Australian cyclist and author (b. 1966)|
|2013||The death of Paul Aussaresses, French general (b. 1918)|
|2013||The death of Reda Mahmoud Hafez Mohamed, Egyptian air marshal (b. 1952)|
|2013||The death of Ahmed Fouad Negm, Egyptian poet and educator (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Herman Badillo, Puerto Rican-American lawyer and politician (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Jacques Barrot, French politician, French European Commissioner (b. 1937)|
|2014||The death of Nathaniel Branden, Canadian-American psychotherapist and author (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Ian McLagan, English-American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (b. 1945)|
|2014||The death of James Stewart, Canadian mathematician and academic (b. 1941)|
|2015||The death of Gladstone Anderson, Jamaican singer and pianist (b. 1934)|
|2015||The death of Eevi Huttunen, Finnish speed skater (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Scott Weiland, American singer-songwriter (b. 1967)|
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