| Mel and Kim|
| Kim Appleby's sister|
| January 18, 1990, Westminster, United Kingdom|
Kim Appleby, Craig Logan, Pete Waterman, Mike Stock, Matt Aitken
Mel and Kim (1986 – 1990)
Melanie Appleby Wikipedia
Melanie Susan "Mel" Appleby (11 July 1966 – 18 January 1990) was one half of the 1980s English duo Mel and Kim.
Appleby was born to a Jamaican father and a white British mother. She initially worked as a glamour model (she did a photo shoot for Mayfair in 1987) and then joined her sister Kim Appleby to form Mel and Kim, enjoying considerable chart success during the mid and late 1980s.
She died in Westminster, London, of pneumonia following treatment for metastatic paraganglioma on 18 January 1990. She died at the age of 23 and is buried in East Finchley Cemetery.