Mark Ashton bio

Birth Name: Mark Ashton

Occupation: Activist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: May 19, 1960

Date Of Death: February 11, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Mark Ashton was born on the 19th of May, 1960. He was popular for being a Activist. Remembered for his gay rights activism and for his membership in the British Communist Party, he co-founded the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners movement and served as General Secretary of the Young Communist League. Tragically, he died at age twenty-six of an AIDS-related illness.

Mark Ashton was born in England. In the late 1970s, he attended Northern Ireland’s Hotel and Catering College and went on to work in drag at a London pub. During this period, he also volunteered for an organization known as the London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard. He appeared in a 1983, Grierson Award-winning documentary film titled Framed Youth: The Revenge of the Teenage Perverts.

Mark Ashton was a Taurus and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Mark Ashton was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

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

Mark Ashton was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Mark Ashton
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Mark Ashton was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Mark Ashton was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Mark Ashton had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Mark Ashton’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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