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Born May 30, 1959

Steven Patrick Morrissey, known as Morrissey, is an English singer and lyricist. He rose to prominence in the 1980s as the lyricist and vocalist of the band The Smiths. The band was highly successful in the United Kingdom but broke up in 1987, and Morrissey began a solo career, making the top ten of the UK Singles Chart on ten occasions. His first solo album, 1988's Viva Hate entered the UK albums chart at number one.… Read More

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1959 Birth Steven Patrick Morrissey was born on 22 May 1959 at Park Hospital in Davyhulme, Lancashire, England, to Irish Catholic parents who had emigrated to Manchester from Crumlin, Dublin, with his only sibling, elder sister Jackie, a year prior to his birth. … Read More
1965 6 Years Old His family first lived at Harper Street in Hulme before moving to nearby Queen's Square in 1965.
1969 10 Years Old In 1969, when many of the old streets and tenements were facing demolition, Morrissey's parents moved to a three-bedroomed house on King's Road in the suburb of Stretford. … Read More


1974 15 Years Old …  From 1974, he frequently wrote letters to music magazines like Melody Maker and the NME, giving his opinions on various bands. … Read More
1978 19 Years Old Morrissey was an early convert to punk rock. Still using his forename, he briefly fronted the Nosebleeds in 1978, who by that time included Billy Duffy (later of the Cult) on guitar. … Read More


1982 - 1984 2 More Events
1986 27 Years Old …  Meanwhile, Rourke was fired in early 1986 for his use of heroin. … Read More
1987 28 Years Old …  The band was highly successful in the United Kingdom but broke up in 1987, and Morrissey began a solo career, making the top ten of the UK Singles Chart on ten occasions. … Read More
1988 29 Years Old Morrissey released his first solo album, Viva Hate, in March 1988, eight months after the dissolution of The Smiths. … Read More


1989 - 1991 3 More Events
1994 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Morrissey's 1994 album Vauxhall and I was his second solo number one album in the UK. … Read More
1995 36 Years Old 1 More Event
That year, he also released a single, "Interlude", a duet with Siouxsie Sioux, followed by an EP, Boxers, in January 1995.
1996 37 Years Old In 1996, a legal case against Morrissey and Johnny Marr, brought by Mike Joyce, came to court. … Read More
1997 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Morrissey returned on Island Records in 1997 with the single "Alma Matters" and album Maladjusted. … Read More


1999 - 2003 4 More Events
Morrissey's seventh album, You Are the Quarry, was released in 2004, peaking at number two on the UK album chart and number 11 on the Billboard album chart in the United States. … Read More
2005 - 2006 3 More Events
In January 2007, the BBC said that it was in talks with Morrissey for him to write a song for the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest. … Read More
On 30 May 2008, it was announced that Morrissey's ninth studio album, Years of Refusal, would be produced by Jerry Finn. … Read More


2009 50 Years Old Throughout 2009 Morrissey toured to promote the album. … Read More
In April 2011, EMI issued a new compilation, Very Best of Morrissey, whose tracklist and artwork were chosen by Morrissey. … Read More
Morrissey's 2012 tour started in South America and continued through Asia and North America. … Read More
In late January 2013, following hospital treatment Morrissey was diagnosed with a bleeding ulcer and the several engagements were re-scheduled. … Read More
On January 2014, The Guardian reported that Morrissey is writing his debut novel. … Read More
2015 56 Years Old In March 2015, Morrissey released "Kiss Me A Lot" as the fifth single from World Peace Is None of Your Business as a digital download. … Read More
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