French History (Part 24)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 2,721

  • 1953-09-03 Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director
  • 1953-09-22 Ségolène Royal, French politician
  • 1953-10-04 Tchéky Karyo, Turkish-French actor
  • 1953-10-12 Serge Lepeltier, French politician
  • 1953-11-14 Dominique de Villepin, Prime Minister of France
  • 1953-11-23 Francis Cabrel, French singer
  • 1953-12-24 François Loos, French politician
  • 1954-01-01 Fr David, rocker, born in Paris, France
  • 1954-01-28 Anicee Alvina, actress (Friends), born in Paris, France
  • 1954-03-04 François Fillon, French politician, Prime Minister of France
  • 1954-04-20 Gilles Lupien, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-07-20 Jay Jay French, American guitarist (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in NYC, New York

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1954-08-12 François Hollande, 24th President of France (Socialist: 2012-), born in Rouen, France

French President François Hollande
French President
François Hollande
  • 1954-08-24 Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-08-25 Gilbert "Gibus" Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist
  • 1954-09-17 Joël-François Durand, French composer
  • 1954-10-13 Claude Ribbe, French historian
  • 1954-11-08 David Bret, Anglo-French biographer and broadcaster
  • 1954-12-06 Miles Chapin, American actor (French Postcards, Get Crazy, Funhouse), born in NYC, New York

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1955-01-28 Nicolas Sarkozy, 23rd President of France (2007-12), born in Paris, France

President of France Nicolas Sarkozy
President of France
Nicolas Sarkozy
  • 1955-03-04 Dominique Pinon, French actor
  • 1955-03-16 Isabelle Huppert, actress (Cactus, Heaven's Gate), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-03-25 Daniel Boulud, French chef and restaurateur
  • 1955-04-05 Charlotte de Turckheim, French actress
  • 1955-04-18 Anne-Marie Palli, Ciboure France, LPGA golfer (1992 ShopRite)
  • 1955-04-30 Nicolas Hulot, French journalist
  • 1955-06-21 David Marshall Grant, Westport CT, actor (Legs, French Postcards)
  • 1955-06-21 Michel Platini, French footballer
  • 1955-06-23 Jean Tigana, French footballer
  • 1955-06-27 Isabelle Adjani, actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-07-29 Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor
  • 1955-08-11 Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
  • 1955-09-29 Benoît Ferreux, French actor
  • 1955-10-07 Yo-Yo Ma, world famous cellist (2001 National Medal of Arts, 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-11-09 Bob Nault, French Canadian politician
  • 1956-01-14 Étienne Daho, French singer and songwriter
  • 1956-02-11 Didier Lockwood, French violinist
  • 1956-04-08 Christine Boisson, French actress
  • 1956-05-03 Marc Bellemare, French Canadian lawyer and politician
  • 1956-05-26 Frédéric Dutoit, French politician
  • 1956-08-11 Pierre-Louis Lions, French mathematician
  • 1956-08-15 Lorraine Desmarais, French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer
  • 1956-08-16 Dominic Erban, French rugby international player
  • 1956-12-20 Blanche Baker, American actress/Carroll Baker's Daughter (French Postcard), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-04-28 Leopold Eyharts, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28/27)
  • 1957-05-13 Claudie Andre-Deshays, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-24)
  • 1957-05-26 François Legault, French Canadian politician
  • 1957-06-15 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • 1957-08-18 Carole Bouquest, actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Paris, France
  • 1957-09-09 Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French pianist
  • 1957-10-11 Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley)
  • 1957-11-16 Jacques Gamblin, French actor
  • 1957-11-30 Joël Champetier, French Canadian author
  • 1957-12-12 Robert Lepage, French Canadian playwright
  • 1957-12-13 Jean-Marie Messier, French businessman
  • 1957-12-19 Cyril Collard, French film director (d. 1993)
  • 1958-02-20 Carol Ficatier, Auscene France, playmate (December, 1985)
  • 1958-02-26 Michel Houellebecq, French novelist
  • 1958-02-28 Jeanne Mas, French singer and actress
  • 1958-04-30 Charles Berling, French actor, director and screenwriter
  • 1958-05-23 François Feldman, French singer
  • 1958-06-07 Phillipe Boccara, Le Mans France, US sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
  • 1958-08-31 Serge Blanco, French rugby union footballer
  • 1958-09-21 Bruno Fitoussi, French poker player
  • 1958-10-17 France ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1958-10-31 Jeannie Longo, French cyclist
  • 1958-11-24 Alain Chabat, actor (French Twist, Six Days Six Night)
  • 1959-03-14 Patrick Dupond, dancer (La Bayadere), born in Paris, France
  • 1959-03-18 Luc Besson, French producer, writer, and director
  • 1959-04-02 Yves Lavandier, French film director
  • 1959-04-25 Dominique Blanc, French actress
  • 1959-04-27 Louis Lortie, French Canadian concert pianist
  • 1959-05-14 Patrick Bruel, Algerian/French actor/rock vocalist (Coup of Sirocco)
  • 1959-06-22 Nicola Sirkis, French singer and lyricist (Indochine)
  • 1959-07-15 Vincent Lindon, French actor
  • 1959-08-13 Bruce French, cricketer (England wicketkeeper in 16 Tests 1986-88)
  • 1959-09-09 Eric Serra, French composer
  • 1959-10-07 Jean-Marc Fournier, French-Canadian politician
  • 1959-11-19 Jean-Francois Clervoy, Longeville France, astronaut (STS 66, 84)
  • 1959-12-30 Josée Verner, French Canadian politician
  • 1960-01-23 Patrick de Gayardon, French skydiver and skysurfing pioneer (d. 1998)
  • 1960-03-11 Christophe Gans, French film director
  • 1960-03-28 Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, French author and dramatist
  • 1960-05-16 Anne Parillaud, actress (Subway, Nikita, Innocent Blood), born in Paris, France
  • 1960-07-12 Corynne Charby, French model, actress and singer
  • 1960-09-19 Loïc Bigois, French engineer
  • 1960-10-31 Arnaud Desplechin, French film director
  • 1960-11-22 Léos Carax, French film director
  • 1961-01-27 Jean-Paul Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Oly-9/10-88, 92, 96)
  • 1961-04-07 Pascal Olmeta, French footballer
  • 1961-07-05 Isabelle Poulenard, French soprano
  • 1961-07-15 Jean-Christophe Grangé, French writer and screenwriter
  • 1961-09-07 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, French Pianist
  • 1961-09-12 Mylene Farmer, french singer (Cendres de Lune), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1961-09-21 Michel R Vassallucci, French/Neth publisher (Arena)
  • 1961-10-16 Marc Levy, French novelist
  • 1961-11-06 Florent Pagny, French songwriter and singer
  • 1961-11-16 Corinne Hermès, French singer
  • 1961-12-15 Annie Pujol, Perpignan, French TV hostess (Roue de la Fortune)
  • 1962-01-21 Marie Trintignant, French actress (d. 2003)

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