German History (Part 23)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2201 - 2,300 of 2,721

  • 1948-09-07 Susan Blakely, Frankfurt Germany, actress (Rich Man Poor Man)
  • 1948-09-24 Heinz Chur, German composer
  • 1948-09-29 Theo Jörgensmann, German jazz clarinetist
  • 1948-10-09 Jackson Browne, US Base in Germany, rock voclaist (Lawyers in Love)
  • 1948-12-06 Marius Mueller-Westernhagen, rocker (Stinker), born in Duesseldorf, Germany
  • 1949-01-11 Tom Netherton, Munich Germany, singer (Lawrence Welk Show)
  • 1949-01-12 Ottmar Hitzfeld, German football manager
  • 1949-02-23 Anna-Maria Muller, German DR, Luge (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1949-03-05 Franz Josef Jung, Commander-in-chief of the German Bundeswehr
  • 1949-03-26 Patrick Süskind, German writer
  • 1949-04-11 Bernd Eichinger, German film producer
  • 1949-04-13 Jean-Jacques Favier, Kehl Germany, astronaut (STS 78)
  • 1949-05-14 Klaus-Peter Thaler, German cyclist
  • 1949-06-08 Hildegard Falck, German FR, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1949-08-30 Peter Maffay, German musician
  • 1950-02-02 Barbara Sukowa, Germany, actress (Zentropia, Sicilian, Voyager, Lola)
  • 1950-05-12 Renate Stecher-Meissner, German DR, sprinter (Oly-gold-72)
  • 1950-05-16 Johannes Bednorz, German superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987)
  • 1950-05-18 Thomas Gottschalk, Bamberg Germany, (Telespiele)
  • 1950-06-04 Dagmar Krause, West Germany, singer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • 1950-06-13 Gerd Zewe, German footballer
  • 1950-06-18 Annelie Ehrhardt, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympics-gold-1972)
  • 1950-07-17 P.J. Soles, German-born American actress
  • 1950-08-02 Mathieu Carriere, Hanover West Germany, actor (Bay Boy, Woman in Flames)
  • 1950-08-03 Waldemar Cierpinski, German DR, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1950-08-05 Rosi Mittermaier, German FR, slalom/downhill (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1950-09-02 Michael Rother, German musician (Neu!, Kraftwerk, Harmonia, Cluster)
  • 1950-10-13 Annegret Richter-Irrang, German FR, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1950-11-17 Roland Matthes, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Oly-gold-1968, 72)
  • 1950-12-31 Inge Helten, German FR, sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • 1951-01-01 Hans-Joachim Stuck, German race car driver
  • 1951-02-07 Manfred Schumann, German FR, bobsled (Olympic-silver/bronze-1976)
  • 1951-03-04 Edelgard Bulmahn, German politician
  • 1951-04-13 Joachim Streich, East German footballer
  • 1951-05-18 Angela Voigt, German DR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-76)
  • 1951-06-10 Burglinde Pollak, German DR, pentathlete (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • 1951-07-14 Erich Hallhuber, German actor (d. 2003)
  • 1951-08-21 Bernhard Germeshausen, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1951-09-05 Paul Breitner, German footballer
  • 1951-10-12 Bernie Ruoff, West Germany, CFL kicker (Winnipeg, Hamilton)
  • 1951-10-24 Todd Crespi, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Magician)
  • 1951-11-23 Bernd Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympics-gold-1976)
  • 1951-11-23 Jorg Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympics-gold-1976)
  • 1952-02-17 Karin Janz, East German gymnast
  • 1952-04-04 Rosemarie Ackermann, German DR, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-05-31 Karl Bartos, German musician (Kraftwerk, Electronic)
  • 1952-06-12 Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Oly-gold-1972, 76, 80)
  • 1952-07-08 Ulrich Wehling, German DR, cross country (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
  • 1952-08-17 Dr. Mario Theissen, German F1 team principal (BMW Sauber)
  • 1952-08-28 Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman
  • 1952-08-31 Rudolf Schenker, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Virgin Killer)
  • 1952-08-31 Herbert Reul, German politician
  • 1952-09-09 Manuel Göttsching, German musician (Ash Ra Tempel)
  • 1952-09-13 Johanna Klier-Schaller, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-09-14 Margit Schumann, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-09-21 Anneliese Michel, German exorcism victim (d. 1976)
  • 1952-09-29 Monika Zehrt, German DR, 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1952-10-19 Alexander Leibkind, Germany, judo (Oly-76)/WLAF GM (Rhein Fire)
  • 1952-10-21 Brent Mydland, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Grateful Dead), born in Munich,Germany
  • 1952-11-24 Norbert Haug, German motorsport executive (Mercedes Benz)
  • 1952-12-14 Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), born in Breitungen, Thuringia (d. 1996)
  • 1953-02-11 Stephen D Thorne, Frankfurt-on-Main, German FR, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
  • 1953-03-19 Hans Rinn, German DR, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1953-04-06 Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
  • 1953-05-22 Doris Barnett, German politician
  • 1953-06-20 Willy Rampf, German F1 technical director (BMW Sauber)
  • 1953-08-23 Klaus-Dietrich Flade, German FR, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)
  • 1953-09-02 Gerhard P J Thiele, Brenz Germany, astronaut
  • 1953-11-25 Monique St Pierre, Weisbaden Germany, playmate of year (Nov, 1978)
  • 1953-12-26 Henning Schmitz, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • 1953-12-30 Harald Schmautz, German-born journalist
  • 1954-01-06 Norbert Hahn, German DR, 2 man luge (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1954-01-06 Hans Robert Hiegel, German architect
  • 1954-01-19 Katharina Thalbach, German actress and film director
  • 1954-02-07 Dieter Bohlen German composer
  • 1954-02-09 Ulrich Walter, German FR, cosmonaut
  • 1954-04-30 Gunther Tiersch, German DR, 8 man cox (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1954-05-14 Jens Sparschuh, German writer
  • 1954-05-18 Reinhold Heil, German composer
  • 1954-05-21 Marina Langner, Dusseldorf Germany, Miss World runner-up (1975)
  • 1954-07-12 Wolfgang Dremmler, German footballer

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1954-07-17 Angela Merkel, German politician, Chancellor of Germany (2005-), born in Hamburg, West Germany

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Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • 1954-07-28 Gerd Faltings, German mathematician
  • 1954-09-05 Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1954-10-20 Günter Müller, German sound artist, improvisor and percussionist
  • 1954-12-14 Eva Mattes, Tegernsee Germany, actress (Celeste, Man Like Eva)
  • 1954-12-14 Hans William Schlegel, Oberlingen Germany, Astronaut (STS 55)
  • 1954-12-26 Ullrich Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-12-26 Walter Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-12-31 Hermann Tilke, German racing circuit architect
  • 1955-03-11 [Kater]Nina Hagen, East Berlin German DR, actress (Blue Angel)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1955-03-19 Bruce Willis, American actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard), born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

  • 1955-03-21 Barbel Wockel-Eckert, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80)
  • 1955-09-25 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, German footballer
  • 1955-11-07 Detlef Ultsch, German judoka
  • 1955-11-10 Roland Emmerich, German film producer and director
  • 1955-12-01 Uwe Benter, German FR, coxsman (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1955-12-20 Ed Kuepper, German/Australian, singer/songwriter (Saints)
  • 1956-01-28 Peter Schilling, Stuttgart Germany, rocker
  • 1956-03-28 Evelin Jahl, German DR, discus thrower (Olympic-2 gold-1976)

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