German History (Part 25)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2401 - 2,500 of 2,861

  • 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

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
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)

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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, rocker, born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1956-03-28 Evelin Jahl, German DR, discus thrower (Olympic-2 gold-1976)
  • 1956-04-12 Herbert Grönemeyer, German singer
  • 1956-04-13 Michael Nikolay, German DR, gymnist (Olympics)
  • 1956-05-04 Ulrike Meyfarth, Frankfurt West Germany, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1956-05-31 Fritz Hilpert, German musician and sound engineer (Kraftwerk)
  • 1956-08-23 Andreas Floer, German mathematician (d. 1991)
  • 1956-09-03 Hans-Georg Beyer, German DR, team handball player (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1956-09-05 Sandra Guiboard, US AFB German FR, actress (Donna-One Life to Live)
  • 1956-09-24 Ilona Briesenick-Slupianek, German DR, shot-putter (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1956-12-04 Herbert Groenemeyer, Germany, rocker (OE, Luxus, Chaos, Spruenge)
  • 1956-12-05 Klaus Allofs, German footballer
  • 1956-12-18 Reinhold Ewald, Germany, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-25)
  • 1957-02-16 LeVar Burton, Landstuhl Germany, (Roots, Star Trek Next Generation)
  • 1957-02-18 Marita Koch, German DR, 400m sprinter (Oly-gold-1980)
  • 1957-05-13 Andrea Klump, German terrorist
  • 1957-06-03 Horst-Ulrich Hänel, German field hockey player
  • 1957-07-25 Bogdan Musiol, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • 1957-07-27 Hansi Muller, German footballer, born in Stuttgart

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1957-08-27 Bernhard Langer, German golfer (two-time Masters champion), born in Anhausen, West Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • 1957-09-12 Hans Zimmer, German composer
  • 1957-10-21 Wolfgang Ketterle, German physicist, Nobel laureate
  • 1957-10-24 Ron Gardenhire, German-born American baseball manager
  • 1957-11-06 Klaus Kleinfeld, German industrialist
  • 1957-11-13 Ronald Shusett, author (Project Mankind), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1957-12-15 Tim Reynolds, Wiesbaden, Germany, guitarist (Dave Matthews Band)
  • 1958-01-24 Frank Ullrich, East Germany, world biathlon champion
  • 1958-02-14 Perry Stephens, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Loving, All My Children)
  • 1958-02-26 Greg Germann, American actor
  • 1958-02-28 Christine Lathan-Brehmer, German DR, 400m runner (Oly-gold-76)
  • 1958-03-08 Andreas Maurer, West Germany, tennis star
  • 1958-03-21 Marlies Gohr, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1958-05-21 Sabine Bischoff, Tauberbischofsheim, Germany, fencer (Oly Gld 1984), (d. 2013)
  • 1958-05-23 Thomas Reiter, Germany, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-22)
  • 1958-06-16 Ulrike Tauber, East German swimmer
  • 1958-07-26 Ramona Neubert, German DR, long jumper/pentathlete (Oly-4th-80)
  • 1958-12-23 Denise McConnell, Weisbaden Germany, playmate (March, 1979)
  • 1959-01-12 Blixa Bargeld, German singer and musician (Einstürzende Neubauten, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds)
  • 1959-01-14 Paul Terry, cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984)
  • 1959-01-28 Burkhard Dallwitz, German-born composer

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1959-02-16 John McEnroe, American tennis great (US Open 1979-81, 84 Wimbeldon 1981, 83, 84), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • 1959-03-30 Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
  • 1959-05-19 Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson who was later murdered, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1959-06-09 Christian Wulff, German politician, currently prime minister of Lower Saxony.
  • 1959-07-03 Andreas Wisniewski, Berlin German FR, actor (Living Daylights)
  • 1959-07-30 Petra Felke, German DR, javelin thrower (world record 1988)
  • 1959-08-08 Ronald Weigel, German DR speed walker (5 km indoor)
  • 1959-11-09 Thomas Quasthoff, German singer

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1959-11-30 Sylvia Hanika, German tennis player (Avon-1982), born in Munich, West Germany

Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika
  • 1959-12-22 Bernd Schuster, German footballer
  • 1960-02-13 Artur Yusupov, Russian-German chess player
  • 1960-02-23 Gloria von Thurm un Taxis, Munich German FR, Princess
  • 1960-03-04 Christina Sussiek, former German athlete
  • 1960-03-24 Nena, German pop singer
  • 1960-03-27 Hans Pflügler, German footballer
  • 1960-03-28 Chris Barrie, British actor ( Red Dwarf,) born in Hanover, West Germany

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1960-04-12 Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Zweibrücken, Germany

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean
  • 1960-04-13 Rudi Völler, German football coach
  • 1960-04-13 Olaf Ludwig, German cyclist
  • 1960-04-16 Pierre Littbarski, German footballer
  • 1960-05-11 Jorgen Schult, German FR, discus thrower (world record 1986)
  • 1960-06-19 Heike Walpot, German, cosmonaut
  • 1960-07-16 Gisela Beyer, German DR, discus thrower (Olympics-4th place-1980)
  • 1960-07-21 Fritz Walter, German footballer
  • 1960-07-27 Christina Singer, Geoppingen Germany, tennis star

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