LGBT

1980’s Pop sensation Sinitta turns 60

During the mid 1980’s Sinitta scored several hit songs, and became a Pop sensation mainly in Europe, produced by the famous hit and pop star makers Stock, Aitken and Waterman. We look back at her life and career

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In 1984 “Relax” the controversial debut single by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, became the longest running chart hit since 1967

One of the most controversial and most commercially successful records of the decade “Relax” sold a reported 2 million copies in the UK alone, making it the seventh best-selling single in the UK Singles Chart’s history and would be the first song to emphasize the then, shock impact of Frankie members Holly Johnson’s and Paul Rutherford’s open homosexuality

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Disco Diva Gloria Gaynor turns 76

With her signature song “I Will Survive” perhaps is fair to say Gloria Gaynor owes her place in music history to the Disco revolution of the late 1970’s, but her career had already a rich history prior to that

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The Metal God Rob Halford turns 72

The charismatic lead singer of Judas Priest owns one of the most powerful wide-ranging voices of all time which he has been using very well since the 1970’s in defining Heavy Metal and he has also contributed immensely to the LGBT community and cause after coming out in 1998

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Singer-songwriter Tanita Tikaram turns 54

In 1988 at age 19 Tanita Tikaram scored two major hit singles with “Twist in My Sobriety” and “Good Tradition” from her debut album “Ancient Heart”. She’d never repeat the same success again but remains an active musician and singer

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Pop icon Cyndi Lauper turns 70 today

Singer, actress and LGBT activist, Cyndi Lauper is one of the 1980’s absolute Pop icons, with her colorful and eccentric looks, she gained worldwide fame with songs such as “Girls Just Want to Have Fun”. Time flies when girls are having fun, today she turns 70

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