French History (Part 25)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2401 - 2,500 of 2,798

  • 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

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1956-01-01 Christine Lagarde, French lawyer and politician, 1st female head of the IMF, born in Paris

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Christine Lagarde
  • 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
  • 1958-10-27 Manu Katché, French drummer (Peter Gabriel, Preface), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
  • 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)
  • 1962-02-10 Jean-Marie Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Oly-9/10-88, 92, 96)
  • 1962-03-04 Lolo Ferrari, French actress (d. 2000)
  • 1962-03-06 Valerie French, American animatronics art director
  • 1962-04-02 Pierre Carles, French documentarist
  • 1962-04-07 Alain Robert, French rock and urban climber
  • 1962-05-22 Andrew Donald Magee, PGA golfer (1988 Pensacola Open), born in Paris, France
  • 1962-08-19 Valerie Kaprisky, actress (Breathless, Public Woman), born in Paris, France
  • 1962-11-02 Mireille Delunsch, French soprano
  • 1963-01-12 François Girard, French-Canadian film director and screenwriter
  • 1963-01-18 Maxime Bernier, French Canadian politician
  • 1963-04-24 Mano Solo [Emmanuel Cabut], French singer, born in Châlons-sur-Marne (d. 2010)
  • 1963-06-07 Roberto Alagna, French tenor
  • 1963-06-12 Philippe Bugalski, French rally driver
  • 1963-07-25 Denis Coderre, French Canadian politician
  • 1963-10-05 Sophie Favier, Lyon France, actress (Sans Interdits)
  • 1963-11-25 Steve Ave, St Germain Enlay France, US 1500m runner
  • 1963-12-18 Pauline Ester, French singer
  • 1964-02-20 French Stewart, NM, actor (Harry Solomon-Third Rock From the Sun)
  • 1964-03-01 Paul Le Guen, French football manager
  • 1964-03-04 Linda French, Oak Park Ill, badminton player (Olympics-96)
  • 1964-03-09 Juliette Binoche, actress (Unbearable Lightness), born in Paris, France
  • 1964-04-15 Lydie Denier, St Nazaire France, actress (General Hospital)
  • 1964-05-15 Pierre Trentin, France, 1K time trials (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1964-06-11 Jean Alesi, French Formula One driver
  • 1964-07-03 Yeardley Smith, French-born American actress
  • 1964-09-11 Jean-Phil LeMoine, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • 1964-09-26 Nicki French, English singer

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