English History (Part 25)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2401 - 2,500 of 4,443

  • 1937-04-29 Jill Paton Walsh, English writer
  • 1937-05-01 Una Stubbs, English actress ( Till Death Us Do Part), born in Welwyn Garden City
  • 1937-05-13 Trevor Baylis, English inventor of the wind-up radio
  • 1937-05-19 Pat Roach, English actor and wrestler (d. 2004)
  • 1937-06-08 Norma Shaw, English lawn bowler, born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire (d. 2009)
  • 1937-07-09 David Hockney, Bradford England, artist (Pop Art)
  • 1937-07-25 Colin Renfrew, English archeologist
  • 1937-08-03 Steven Berkoff, English actor
  • 1937-08-18 William George Rushton, actor/author/cartoonist (TW3), born in London, England
  • 1937-10-04 Jackie Collins, British-American author (The Stud, Lucky), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1937-10-17 Paxton Whitehead, English actor ( Back to School), born in East Malling, Kent
  • 1937-11-17 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
  • 1937-12-01 Gordon Crosse, Bury Lancashire England, composer (Grace of Todd)
  • 1937-12-02 Brian Lumley, England, sci-fi author (Compleat Crow, Psychomech)
  • 1937-12-03 Stephen Rubin, English attorney/shoe manufacturer (Reebok, Adidas)
  • 1937-12-29 Barbara Steele, Birkenhead, Cheshire, English actress (Black Sunday, 8½)
  • 1937-12-30 Gordon Banks, English footballer
  • 1938-01-10 Ivan Twigden, English contractor/multi-millionaire (Twigden PLC)
  • 1938-02-13 Oliver Reed, actor (Big Sleep), born in London, England
  • 1938-03-02 Alan Lewis, English textile factory/multi-millionaire
  • 1938-03-06 Pauline Boty, English artist, born in London (d. 1966)
  • 1938-03-21 Wilf Corrigan, English/US electronic manufacturer (LSI Logic)
  • 1938-04-16 Michael Hirst, chief constable (Leicestershire England)
  • 1938-04-22 Adam Raphael, English journalist and author
  • 1938-04-28 Fred Dibnah, English television personality (d. 2004)
  • 1938-05-12 Susan Hampshire, actress (Vanity Fair, Living Free), born in London, England
  • 1938-06-02 Kevin Brownlow, English film historian and author
  • 1938-06-13 Peter Michael, English electronic manufacturer (UEI, Paintbox)
  • 1938-07-16 Tony Jackson, English bass player (The Searchers) (d. 2003)
  • 1938-07-18 John Connelly, St Helens, Lancashire, footballer (20 English caps), (d. 2012)
  • 1938-07-20 Diana Rigg, Doncaster England, actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Hospital)
  • 1938-07-20 Roger Hunt, English footballer
  • 1938-07-22 Terence Stamp, English actor (The Collector, Billy Budd), born in London, England
  • 1938-07-27 Shirley Anne Field, England, actress (Alfie, War Lover) [or Jun 27]
  • 1938-08-26 Jet Black, English drummer, one of the founding members of The Stranglers
  • 1938-09-03 Caryl Churchill, English playwright
  • 1938-09-09 Richard Sharpe, English rugby player
  • 1938-10-13 Hugo Young, English journalist (d. 2003)
  • 1938-10-22 Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England
  • 1938-10-28 David Dimbleby, English television commentator
  • 1938-10-28 Anne Perry, English-born novelist
  • 1938-11-17 Thomas Black, English industrial/auto collector
  • 1938-12-17 Carlo Little, English drummer (d. 2005)
  • 1938-12-18 [Bryan] Chas Chandler, English rock bassist (The Animals-House of the Rising Sun) and manager of Jimi Hendrix, born in Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 1939-01-05 Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1939-01-09 Susannah York, English actress (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Superman), born in London, England
  • 1939-02-02 Rachel English, author (My 1st 500), born in London, England
  • 1939-02-14 Michael Rudman, English theater director/producer (Donkeys' Years)
  • 1939-02-20 Frank Arundel, English footballer
  • 1939-02-26 Josephine Tewson, English actress
  • 1939-03-05 Samantha Eggar, actress (Collector, Dr Doolittle) [or May 3], born in London, England
  • 1939-03-05 Terry Curry, English multi-millionaire
  • 1939-03-18 Ron Atkinson, English former footballer and manager
  • 1939-03-20 Earl of Seafield, [Ginger], English large landowner
  • 1939-04-05 David Winters, choreographer (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • 1939-04-07 David Frost, Tenterdon England, TV host (That Was the Week That Was), (d. 2013)
  • 1939-04-12 Alan Ayckbourn, playwright, born in London, England
  • 1939-04-15 Marty Wilde, English singer-songwriter and father of rocker Kim Wilde, born in London, England
  • 1939-04-16 Dusty Springfield, [Mary O'Brien], vocalist (Growing Pains), born in London, England
  • 1939-04-25 Richard earl of Lichfield, English photographer
  • 1939-04-27 Judy Carne, English comedienne (Laugh-In, Love on a Rooftop), born in Northampton, (d. 2015)
  • 1939-05-03 Jonathan David Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen)
  • 1939-05-19 17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily)
  • 1939-05-19 James Fox, actor (The Servant), born in London, England

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1939-05-25 Sir Ian McKellen, English film and theatre actor ( Lord of the Rings, X-Men), born in Burnley Lancashire

  • 1939-05-26 Gerald Ronson, English multi-millionaire
  • 1939-05-31 Terry Waite, English Anglican Church envoy/Lebanese hostage, born in Bollington, Cheshire
  • 1939-06-22 Bobby Harrison, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
  • 1939-07-06 Jet Harris [Terence Harris], English rock bassist (Drifters), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • 1939-07-06 Mary Peters, England, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1939-07-15 Ronald Hadfield, chief constable (West Midlands England)
  • 1939-07-16 Corin Redgrave, actor (Excalibur, A Man For All Seasons), born in London, England
  • 1939-07-18 Brian Auger, fusion keyboardist (Befour, Genesis), born in London, England
  • 1939-08-09 Tony Budge, English contractor/tank maker/multi-millionaire
  • 1939-08-10 Kate O'Mara, Leicaster England, actress (Caress Morell-Dynasty, AbFab)
  • 1939-08-16 Carol Shelley, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple), born in London, England
  • 1939-08-19 Ginger [Peter] Baker, England, drummer (Cream-White Room)
  • 1939-08-25 John Badham, Luton England, director (Dracula, Short Circuit)
  • 1939-08-28 Clem Cattini, English rock drummer (the Tornados), born in London
  • 1939-08-30 John Peel, English DJ and Broadcaster (BBC Radio 1), born in Heswell, Merseyside (d. 2004)
  • 1939-09-10 Topham Brinton, English carpet magnate/multi-millionaire
  • 1939-09-26 Ricky Tomlinson, English actor
  • 1939-10-01 Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor
  • 1939-10-07 Harold Kroto, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (1996), born in Wisbech (d. 2016)
  • 1939-10-22 George Cohen, English footballer

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1939-10-27 John Cleese, English actor and comedian (Monty Python), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

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  • 1939-11-02 Pauline Neville-Jones, English diplomat
  • 1939-12-10 Barry Cunliffe, English university professor
  • 1939-12-18 Michael J Moorcock, England, sci-fi author (Alien Heat, Bull & Spear)
  • 1939-12-23 Johnny Kidd, [Frederick Heath], rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), born in London, England
  • 1939-12-25 Christopher Wates, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 1940-01-19 Mike Reid, English comedian (d. 2007)
  • 1940-01-21 Marquis of Tavistock, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1940-01-22 John Hurt, England, actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express)
  • 1940-02-02 David Jason, English actor
  • 1940-02-02 Alan Caddy, English musician (The Tornados), born in London (d. 2000)
  • 1940-02-06 Jimmy Tarbuck, English comic/golfer
  • 1940-02-07 Gary Bond, England, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days)
  • 1940-02-08 Ted Koppel, Lancashire England, American journalist (ABC Nightline)
  • 1940-02-09 Brian Bennett, rock drummer (Shadows), born in London, England

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