Alexi Laiho Birthday, Date of Birth

Alexi Laiho

Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho (born Markku Uula Aleksi Laiho; 8 April 1979) is a Finnish guitarist, composer, and vocalist. He is best known as the lead guitarist, lead vocalist and founding member of the melodic death metal band Children of Bodom, and is also the guitarist for Sinergy, The Local Band and Kylähullut. He has previously played with Thy Serpent and Impaled Nazarene on occasion, as well as Warmen and Hypocrisy.

Laiho has received widespread acclaim for his guitar work. In 2004 he was ranked #96 out of 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time by Guitar World. Guitar World magazine has also ranked him as one of the 50 fastest guitarists in the world. In addition, Roadrunner Records ranked Laiho at #41 out of 50 of The Greatest Metal Frontmen of All Time. Furthermore, Total Guitar conducted a public voting poll to determine the greatest metal guitarist of all time; Laiho was voted #1 out of 20 metal guitarists, with over 20% of the vote.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Sunday, April 8, 1979
Place of Birth
Espoo
Age
42
Star Sign

The April 8, 1979 was a Sunday under the star sign of . It was the 97 day of the year. President of the United States was Jimmy Carter.

If you were born on this day, you are 42 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, April 8, 2021, 4 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, April 8, 2022, in 360 days. You have lived for 15,345 days, or about 368,293 hours, or about 22,097,619 minutes, or about 1,325,857,170 seconds.

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8th of April 1979 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on April 8, 1979

Arts and Leisure Guide; Of Special Interest Trilogy Returns Jazz Beat The Beat Goes On Graffitist Theater Opening This Week Dance Film Opening This Week Music Arts and Leisure Guide Art Galleries Uptown Photography Miscellany Poetry Readings

Date: 08 April 1979

Edited by ANN BARRY

Edited BARRY

R Baker humorous comment on how to read a newspaper; drawing

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Government Is Unseen Editor in Magazine Offices; Roots in La Follette's Magazine Lawyers Urge Caution

Date: 09 April 1979

By DOUGLAS E. KNEELAND Special to The New York Times

Douglas KNEELAND

Int with Erwin Knoll, publisher of The Progressive; managing editor Samuel H Day Jr also comments; Knoll por (M)

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THE GREAT PRESS CHAIN

Date: 08 April 1979

By N.R. Kleinfield

N. Kleinfield

Article on Gannett Newspaper chain, biggest in US, with 78 newspapers; co's short-term goal is to own 100; co's papers have circulation of 3 million; Gannett's magnitude and its role as management trendsetter make it very model of modern Amer chain; its operations detailed; illus of founder Frank E Gannett and chmn Allen Neuharth (L)

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Shelling Gives Kampala Its 'First Real Night of War'; 4 Newsmen Reported Killed

Date: 09 April 1979

W Ger journalists Hans Bollinger (Gamma) and Wolfgang Stiens (Stern) and Swedish journalists Arne Lemberg (Expressen) and Karl Bergman (Svenska) are killed by Ugandan secret police after they try to sneak into Uganda (s)

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South Africa Is Said to Have Offered Cash to The Trib

Date: 08 April 1979

Rand Daily Mail repts South Africa spent more than $1.5 million to buy interest in US-connected TV news film service and offered to help finance now-defunct NY newspaper, The Trib, to compete with NY Times; newspaper publisher John P McGoff as intermediary; repts when McGoff's bid to purchase Star failed, he used money to buy Sacramento Union newspaper and 50% share in UPITN; UPI pres Roderick intermediary; repts says McGoff has made no attempt to influence editorial content; Mail repts McGoff was involved in negotiations with Trib publisher Leonard Saffir; Saffir says he ended talks when he learned funds were from South African Govt

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News Summary; International

Date: 09 April 1979

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News Summary; International

Date: 08 April 1979

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New Professional-Licensing Plan Backed in Albany; Procedure for Licensing 'Very Valuable' Guidelines Tenant Rights Olympic Lottery Council Coverage

Date: 08 April 1979

By ARI L. GOLDMAN Special to The New York Times

Ari GOLDMAN

Assemblyman Peter M Sullivan proposes measure to allow radio and TV equipment in public meetings such as City Council and town bd sessions (S)

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World News Briefs; Japanese Leftists Suffer Setbacks in Local Elections

Date: 09 April 1979

Urban-guerrilla group Turkish People's Liberation Party, trying to free jailed comrade, storm police headquarters, Turgutlu, Turkey, killing 2 officers and wounding a third; attackers fail to free prisoner (S)

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Realty News; Fifth Avenue Yonkers Tower Lincoln Center Madison Avenue

Date: 08 April 1979

Buys 2 NYC office bldgs, but will retain retail operation at present location

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