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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Happy Birthday to Mick Jagger

Who turns 69 today?

Mick Jagger
This British 'rock legend' was born on July 26, 1943 in Dartford, Kent, England. He grew up during WWII and has know fellow Stones man Keith Richards since he was 4. He is 5'10'', making him the tallest one in the Stones, with Ronnie Wood right behind him at 5'9''. His birth name is Michael Philip Jagger, and because of the Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham, he insisted "Michael" shorten it to "Mick" to sound more pop.

His 2 wives were Bianca Macias DePerez Jagger who he married in 1971 and divorced in 1978. While with her, they had one child, Jade Sheena Jezebel Jagger. She divorced him on the grounds he was committing adultery. And he was, with a woman named Jerry Hall, who he later married. She and him married and they had 4 kids: Gabriel, James, Elizabeth and Georgia May. Jerry divorced him after she discovered him cheating once more, this time with a Brazilian model named Luciana Morad, who gave birth to son Lucas Jagger in 1997

He is best known for his lips and dancing on stage. And here's som cool trivia about him.
He is a massive fan of The Beach Boys. When he took his son Lucas to show him the school he attended when he was younger, kids there mistakenly took him for an ex-Beatles member, he was considered for the roles of both Dr. Frank N Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show(1975) and A Clockwork Orange(1971). He was knighted on Dec. 12, 2003 by Prince Charles, instead of the Queen, who had a distaste for rock music. The huge Stones hit, Brown Sugar, was expressively written for 1971 lover Marsha Hunt. He sang back up vocals on Carly Simon's hit You're So Vain. He is heard better in the 2nd verse when his accent comes through. His mother was a hairdresser named Eva Ensley Mary Jagger who was from new South Wales, Australia who moved to England to raise the 'perfect' English family and his dad was a Briitsh born gym teacher named Joe Jagger. According to VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists, he was voted #4. He had appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine 20 times, first in 1968 and recently in 2005.

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 as part of The Rolling Stones. Currently lives in Los Angeles. Speaks fluent French. In the 2005 movie Stoned, he is played by Luke De Woolfson. He has also fathered 7 kids: Gabriel, James, Elizabeth, Georgia, Jade, Karis, Lucas.


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