English History (Part 25)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2401 - 2,500 of 4,528

  • 1935-11-05 Christopher Wood, English screenwriter and novellist
  • 1935-11-27 Verity Lambert, English film and TV producer (1st producer of Doctor Who, The Naked Civil Servant), born in London (d. 2007)
  • 1935-12-10 Terry Allcock, English footballer
  • 1935-12-14 Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Bath England, actress (Search for the Nile)
  • 1935-12-29 Tony Bramall, England, auto dealer/multi-millionaire (Harrogate)
  • 1936-02-09 Clive Swift, actor (Frenzy, Passage to India), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1936-03-16 Thelma Hopkins, England, high jumper (Oly-silver-1956)
  • 1936-03-18 Tony Nash, England, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1936-03-29 Richard Rodney Bennett, Broadstairs Kent England, composer, (d. 2012)
  • 1936-04-05 John White, English composer and musical performer (systems music), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1936-04-10 Michael Naylor, English insurance broker (Endsleigh Insurance), born in Croydon (d. 1995)
  • 1936-04-18 Brian Fuller, commandant (Fire Service College, England)
  • 1936-04-18 Harold Innocent, [HS Harrison], English actor (Tall Guy)
  • 1936-04-24 Jill Ireland, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino), born in London, England
  • 1936-04-27 Geoffrey Shovelton, English opera singer
  • 1936-04-29 Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • 1936-05-07 Cornelius Cardew, English composer (Scratch Orchestra), born in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire (d. 1981)

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1936-05-09 Glenda Jackson, English actress (Women in Love), born in Cheshire, England

  • 1936-05-10 Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)
  • 1936-05-16 Roy Hudd, English comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)
  • 1936-07-26 Mary Millar, English actress (d. 1998)
  • 1936-07-30 John Burton-Hall, Dorset England, captain (QE2)
  • 1936-08-01 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1936-08-03 Edward Petherbridge, English actor
  • 1936-08-08 Keith Barron, Mexborough England, actor (At Earth's Core, Baby Love)
  • 1936-08-24 A. S. Byatt, English novelist
  • 1936-09-22 Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000)
  • 1936-10-01 Duncan Edwards, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1936-10-09 Brian Blessed, Mexborough, Yorkshire, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)
  • 1936-10-10 Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here)
  • 1936-10-16 Peter Bowles, English actor
  • 1936-10-21 James H "Simon" Gray, English playwright (Butley)
  • 1936-10-24 Bill Wyman, England, rocker (Rolling Stones-Under My Thumb)
  • 1936-10-25 Sir Martin Gilbert, British historian (Winston Churchill biography), born in London, England
  • 1936-11-01 Eddie Colman, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1936-11-08 Viscount Mountgarret, [Butler], English large landowner
  • 1936-12-17 Tommy Steele [Thomas Hicks], English pop singer, 1st British Rock and Roll star, born in London
  • 1936-12-18 Malcolm Kirk, English professional wrestler (d. 1987)
  • 1936-12-25 Alexandra HEOC, English princess/daughter of Sir Angus Ogilvy
  • 1937-01-27 John Ogdon, pianist/composer, born in Manchester, England
  • 1937-01-30 Vanessa Redgrave, actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express), born in London, England
  • 1937-02-10 Lord Justice Rose, former judge on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales
  • 1937-02-16 Paul Bailey, English novelist and biographer, born in London
  • 1937-02-22 Samuel Whitbread, English brewer/multi-millionaire
  • 1937-02-25 Tom Courtenay, England, actor (Dresser, Doctor Zhivago, To Catch a Spy)
  • 1937-03-09 Brian Redman, English racing driver
  • 1937-03-24 Benjamin Luxon, Redruth England, baritone (Owen Wingrave)
  • 1937-04-03 William Gaunt, Leeds England, actor (Champions)
  • 1937-04-13 Edward Fox, Chelsea, London, English actor (Never Say Never Again, Gandhi)
  • 1937-04-22 David Summerscale, head master (Westminster School England)
  • 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
  • 1937-10-20 Emma Tennant, English writer (Pemberley: Or, Pride and Prejudice Continued), born in London (d. 2017)
  • 1937-11-17 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
  • 1937-11-30 Ridley Scott, English film director (Alien, Blade Runner), born in South Shields, England
  • 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
  • 1938-09-20 Jane Manning, English soprano, born in Norwich
  • 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

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