Bill Pinkney

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Birth Name: Bill Pinkney

Occupation: R&B Singer

Place Of Birth: South Carolina

Date Of Birth: August 15, 1925

Date Of Death: July 4, 2007

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Bill Pinkney was born on the 15th of August, 1925. He was known for being a R&B Singer. Rhythm and blues/soul singer who was the lead vocalist of the internationally renowned band The Drifters. With the band, he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.

Bill Pinkney was born in South Carolina. He grew up singing gospel music in his church’s choir. The South Carolina Black Hall of Fame named May 14 as Bill Pinkney Day.

Bill Pinkney was a Leo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Bill Pinkney was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Bill Pinkney is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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

Bill Pinkney was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Bill Pinkney
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Bill Pinkney was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Bill Pinkney was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Bill Pinkney had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Bill Pinkney’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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