Canadian History (Part 9)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,845

  • 1950-12-31 Robert Bryan Gilder, Corvallis OR, PGA golfer (1980 Canadian Open)
  • 1951-02-22 Elaine Tanner, Canadian swimmer (1966 Commonwealth Games, 1968 Olympics), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1951-02-24 Helen Shaver, Ontario Canada, actress (WIOU, Praise of Older Women)
  • 1951-03-28 Karen Kain, Canadian ballerina
  • 1951-04-18 Pierre Pettigrew, Canadian politician
  • 1951-04-20 Geraint Wyn Davies, Welsh-Canadian actor (Nick Knight-Forever Knight, Bury Me in Niagara, High Hopes), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1951-07-16 Jean-Luc Mongrain, French-Canadian journalist
  • 1951-07-18 Bruce Alan Lietzke, Kansas City KS, PGA golfer (1978 Canadian Open)
  • 1951-08-21 Margo Kane, Canadian playwright.
  • 1951-09-19 Daniel Lanois, Canadian record producer
  • 1951-09-28 Wei Chen, Canadian journalist
  • 1951-12-29 Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (d. 2007)
  • 1952-01-30 Doug Falconer, Canadian football player
  • 1952-04-02 Dan Halldorson, Winnipeg, Canadian Tour golfer (1985 World Cup)
  • 1952-04-11 Michael Daly, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 BC Winter Tour), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1952-05-17 Howard Hampton, Canadian politician
  • 1952-05-20 Warren Cann, Victoria Canada, rock drummer (Ultravox)
  • 1952-06-22 Graham Greene, Canadian actor
  • 1952-07-01 Dan Aykroyd, Ottawa Canada, comedian/actor (SNL, Dragnet)
  • 1952-07-10 Kim Mitchell, Canadian guitarist/singer
  • 1952-08-21 Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1952-08-23 Mac Cone, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics-96), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1952-08-28 Guy Nadon, Canadian actor
  • 1952-08-28 Jacques Chagnon, Canadian politician
  • 1952-09-10 Vic Toews, Canadian politician
  • 1952-09-12 Neil Peart, Canada, musician and drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings)
  • 1952-09-27 André Viger, French Canadian marathoner
  • 1952-10-01 Jacques Martin, Canadian ice hockey coach and executive
  • 1952-10-05 Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor
  • 1952-11-27 Sheila Copps, Canadian politician
  • 1952-12-12 Herb Dhaliwal, Canadian politician
  • 1952-12-14 Germain Houde, French Canadian actor
  • 1952-12-27 Jay Hill, Canadian politician
  • 1953-01-19 Richard Legendre, Canadian politician
  • 1953-02-16 Mike Ford, Canadian tour golfer (1976 Port Jefferson Open), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-03-10 Paul Haggis, Canadian film director
  • 1953-03-11 Bernie LaBarge, Canadian musician
  • 1953-04-04 Robert Bertrand, Canadian politician

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1953-04-18 Rick Moranis, Canadian actor (SCTV, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Spaceballs), born in Toronto, Ontario

Actor and Musician Rick Moranis
Actor and Musician
Rick Moranis
  • 1953-07-09 Margie Gillis, Canadian dancer and choreographer
  • 1953-07-13 Mila Mulroney, wife of former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney
  • 1953-08-17 Robert Brent Thirsk, BC Canada, astronaut (STS 78)
  • 1953-09-15 Bruce Heuchan, Kingston Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Alberta-7th)
  • 1953-09-16 Jerry Pate, Macon Ga, PGA golfer (US Open 1976, Canadian Open 1976)
  • 1953-09-16 Nancy Huston, Canadian-born novelist and essayist
  • 1953-09-30 S.M. Stirling, Canadian-born author
  • 1953-10-15 Betsy Clifford, Canadian alpine skier
  • 1953-10-28 Pierre Boivin, Canadian businessman and hockey executive
  • 1953-11-04 Jacques Villeneuve (elder), Canadian racing driver
  • 1953-11-09 Gaétan Hart, Canadian boxer
  • 1953-12-04 Rick Middleton, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1953-12-13 Ray Stewart, Matsqui BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Dunhill Cup)
  • 1954-01-03 Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990)
  • 1954-01-29 Doug Risebrough, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and executive
  • 1954-02-03 Tiger Williams, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-04-12 Pat Travers, Canadian rock guitarist (Puttin' it Straight), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1954-04-17 Rowdy Roddy Piper, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1954-04-20 Gilles Lupien, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-05-15 Bob Beauchemin, Winnipeg Canada, golfer (West Coast Open-1982, 83)
  • 1954-05-16 [Dafydd] Rhys Williams, Saskatoon Canada, MD/astronaut (sk: STS 90)
  • 1954-05-28 John Tory, Canadian politician
  • 1954-07-07 Steve Gilchrist, Canadian politician (Cabinet Minister and Member of Provincial Parliament, in Ontario), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1954-07-22 Pierre Lebeau, Canadian actor
  • 1954-07-31 Derek Smith, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-08-22 John Colwell, Kingston Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1978 Simon Fraser)
  • 1954-08-24 Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-09-01 Dave Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-10-05 Duncan Regehr, Alberta Canada, actor (Wizards & Warriors)
  • 1954-10-15 Kip Byrne, Canadian Tour golfer (Mich State Jr-1970-71), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1954-10-21 Brian Tobin, Canadian premier of Newfoundland
  • 1955-01-27 Brian Engblom, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-02-18 Raymond Rougeau, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1955-02-22 Tim Young, Scarborough, Ontario, Canadian ice hockey player (Minnesota North Stars)
  • 1955-03-08 Don Ashby, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1981)
  • 1955-03-24 Doug Jarvis, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-03-26 Danny Arndt, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-04-06 Keith Hunter Jesperson, Canadian-born serial killer
  • 1955-04-29 Gino Quilico, Canadian baritone
  • 1955-06-23 Pierre Corbeil, Canadian politician
  • 1955-07-02 Kevin Michael Grace, Canadian journalist
  • 1955-07-17 Christopher Chappell, Former Canadian Cricketer
  • 1955-08-06 Tom Inskeep, Bluffton Ind, Canadian Tour golfer
  • 1955-08-11 Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
  • 1955-09-09 John Kricfalusi, Canadian animator
  • 1955-09-22 Jerry Anderson, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1982, 83), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1955-09-28 Stéphane Dion, Canadian politician
  • 1955-10-09 Linwood Boomer, actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1955-10-12 Jane Siberry, Canadian musician
  • 1955-11-09 Bob Nault, French Canadian politician
  • 1955-11-16 Pierre Larouche, Canadian National Hockey League player
  • 1955-11-17 Dennis Maruk, Canadian hockey player
  • 1955-11-27 Pierre Mondou, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-12-04 Dave Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-12-25 Alannah Myles, Canadian singer
  • 1956-01-14 Ben Heppner, Canadian singer
  • 1956-01-16 Jennifer Dale, Canadian actress
  • 1956-02-01 Mike Kitchen, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1956-02-28 Jimmy Nicholl, Canadian-born Northern Irish footballer
  • 1956-02-29 Bob Speller, Canadian politician
  • 1956-03-08 John Kapelos, Canadian actor

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