Melvin Franklin

Melvin Franklin bio

Birth Name: David Melvin English

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: Montgomery

Date Of Birth: October 12, 1942

Date Of Death: February 23, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Melvin Franklin was born on the 12th of October, 1942. He was best known for being a Rock Singer. Singer with the Motown group The Temptations from 1960 to 1994 who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Melvin Franklin was born in Montgomery. He sang with various local singing groups in Detroit, including one called The Voice Masters. He was usually called upon to deliver ad-libs and harmony vocals, eventually performing more verse vocals.

Melvin Franklin was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Melvin Franklin 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.

David Melvin English 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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Melvin Franklin’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Melvin Franklin’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Melvin Franklin was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: David Melvin English
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Melvin Franklin was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Melvin Franklin was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Melvin Franklin 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.

Melvin Franklin’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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