Edwin Starr

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Birth Name: Charles Edwin Hatcher

Occupation: Soul Singer

Place Of Birth: Nashville

Date Of Birth: January 21, 1942

Date Of Death: April 2, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Edwin Starr was born on the 21st of January, 1942. He was best known for being a Soul Singer. Motown soul singer who released the #1 1970s hit “War” and the #6 hit “Twenty-Five Miles.”

Edwin Starr was born in Nashville. He started a doo-wop group called The Future Tones, releasing several minor hits on the small RicTic label. His nickname was suggested by the managers of one of his groups, reportedly after hearing him sing and the manager telling him he would be a star one day.

Edwin Starr was a Aquarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Edwin Starr was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Charles Edwin Hatcher 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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Edwin Starr’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Edwin Starr’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Edwin Starr was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Charles Edwin Hatcher
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Edwin Starr was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Edwin Starr was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Edwin Starr had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Edwin Starr’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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