David Sylvian Birthday, Date of Birth

David Sylvian

David Sylvian (born David Alan Batt, 23 February 1958) is an English singer-songwriter and musician who came to prominence in the late 1970s as frontman of the band Japan. The band's androgynous look and increasingly electronic sound made them an important influence on the UK's early-1980s New Romantic scene. Following their breakup, Sylvian embarked on a solo career with his debut album Brilliant Trees (1984). His solo work has been described by AllMusic as "far-ranging and esoteric," and has included collaborations with artists such as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Robert Fripp, Holger Czukay, and Fennesz.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Sunday, February 23, 1958
Place of Birth
Beckenham
Age
63
Star Sign

The February 23, 1958 was a Sunday under the star sign of . It was the 53 day of the year. President of the United States was Dwight D. Eisenhower.

If you were born on this day, you are 63 years old. Your last birthday was on the Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 7 days ago. Your next birthday is on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, in 357 days. You have lived for 23,018 days, or about 552,449 hours, or about 33,146,984 minutes, or about 1,988,819,046 seconds.

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23rd of February 1958 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on February 23, 1958

BISHOP FEARS RIOTS BY SOUTH AFRICANS

Date: 23 February 1958

By Religious News Service

Religious Service

Bishop Reeves warns unrest among Africans over new apartheid laws is mounting may cause riots

Full Article

YUGOSLAVS ON TOUR; Moslem Mission Will Visit Middle East Countries

Date: 23 February 1958

By Religious News Service

Religious Service

5-man delegation of Islamic community in Yugoslavia leaves on 6-wk tour of Mideast; 1st time since World War II Yugoslav Moslems have gone abroad

Full Article

Tunis Restricts Reporters

Date: 23 February 1958

By THOMAS F. BRADY

Thomas BRADY

restricts newsmen's movements within 60 mi of Tunis; silent on reasons

Full Article

Bahamas News Plant Burns

Date: 23 February 1958

Special to The New York Times

Nassau Guardian plant destroyed by fire

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ACCORD ENDS STRIKE ON PAPER IN PANAMA

Date: 23 February 1958

Special to The New York Times

Estrella de Panama signs pact; strike continues at Panama Amer

Full Article

h. Daumier

Date: 23 February 1958

150th birth anniv; some pol drawings illus

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NEW VISION OF DALI

Date: 23 February 1958

By STUART PRESTON

Stuart PRESTON

Comment on Dali new painting Santiago el Grande

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MEXICANS SETTLE ART-TAX PROBLEM; Painter, Sculptor, Engraver to Pay in Kind -- Nation Gets Modern Museum

Date: 23 February 1958

Special to The New York Times

Article on Mex plan whereby artists pay income taxes with art works; museum planned for works so collected

Full Article

A Pole Looks at Moscow

Date: 23 February 1958

-- HARRY SCHWARTZ

satirical impressions of city by Polish cartoonist L Zahorski illus; H Schwartz notes they brought disciplining of Polish paper that pub them

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NEWS NOTES FROM THE WORLD OF STAMPS

Date: 23 February 1958

By KENT B. STILES

forest conservation stamp planned to mark birth anniv

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