Happy Birthday to Freddie Mercury!
An Asteroid was just named in his honor: Asteroid 17473 FREDDIEMERCURY

Freddie Mercury (Farrokh Bulsara, 1946-1991) was a British songwriter, and the lead singer for the legendary rock group Queen. His distinctive sound and large vocal range were hallmarks of his performance style, and he is regarded as one of the greatest rock singers of all time.