Alex Chilton

Alex Chilton bio

Birth Name: William Alexander Chilton

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: Memphis

Date Of Birth: December 28, 1950

Date Of Death: March 17, 2010

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Alex Chilton was born on the 28th of December, 1950. He was famous for being a Rock Singer. Influential lead singer of the groups Big Star and The Box Tops. He is known for his major influence on indie and alternative rock groups that followed.

Alex Chilton was born in Memphis. He was recruited by a local band in 1966 after the rapturous reception to his performance at Memphis’ Central High School’s talent show. His song In the Street was covered by Cheap Trick and used as the theme song for the sitcom That 70’s Show.

Alex Chilton was a Capricorn and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Alex Chilton was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

William Alexander Chilton is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Alex Chilton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Alex Chilton’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Alex Chilton kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Alex Chilton was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Alexander Chilton
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Alex Chilton was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Alex Chilton was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Alex Chilton had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Alex Chilton’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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