Melvin Franklin Rank
About Melvin Franklin
Melvin Franklin, also known by the moniker "Blue", was an American singer best remembered for his role as the bass singer of The Temptations - an iconic Motown vocal group who anchored such notable hits as 1964's My Girl, 1969's Cloud Nine and 1984's Treat Her Like a Lady. In 1989, he and the other members of The Temptation were honored with an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He got the nickname "Blue" because the color blue happened to be his favorite color.
According to his mother Rose English, she became pregnant of him after his father raped her.
In 1978, he almost lost his life after being shot multiple times while trying to prevent a carjacker from making away with his car.
Melvin Franklin Rank
Melvin Franklin's Popularity
Melvin Franklin was a famous American singer, who was born on October 12, 1942. As a person born on this date, Melvin Franklin is listed in our database as the 34th most popular celebrity for the day (October 12) and the 84th most popular for the year (1942).
People born on October 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Melvin Franklin is the 1429th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Melvin Franklin's birthday, Melvin Franklin is the 9518th most famous American and ranks 8th in famous people born in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
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