English History (Part 26)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2501 - 2,600 of 4,443

  • 1940-02-10 Mary Rand-Bignal-Toomey, England, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1940-02-21 Peter McEnery, England, actor (Game is Over, Moonspinners)
  • 1940-02-22 Julian Chagrin, mime/actor (Golddiggers), born in London, England
  • 1940-03-03 Owen Spencer-Thomas, English broadcaster, journalist and Anglican clergyman
  • 1940-03-05 Malcolm Hebden, English actor
  • 1940-03-14 Eleanor Fount, English actress (Women in Love, Bedazzled)
  • 1940-03-14 Rita Tushingham, actress (Green Eyes, Doctor Zhivago), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1940-03-16 Keith Rowe, English guitarist (AMM) and painter
  • 1940-03-27 June Wilkinson, Eastbourne England, actress (Absolutely Glamarous)
  • 1940-04-15 Jeffrey Archer, England, (Tory-Commons)/author (Matter of Honor)
  • 1940-05-07 Angela Carter, English novelist and journalist (d. 1992)
  • 1940-05-13 Bruce Chatwin, England, writer (On the Black Hill)
  • 1940-05-14 Chay Blyth, English sailor (Alone in Order to the World)

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1940-05-21 Tony Sheridan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Norwich, England (d. 2013)

Singer-Songwriter and and Guitarist Tony Sheridan
Singer-Songwriter and and Guitarist
Tony Sheridan
  • 1940-06-20 John Mahoney, actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out), born in Manchester, England
  • 1940-06-23 Adam Faith, English singer and actor (d. 2003)
  • 1940-06-25 Clint Warwick, [Eccles], bassist (Moody Blues), born in Birmingham, England (2004)

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1940-07-07 Ringo Starr, [Richard Starkey], Beatles drummer (Magic Christian), born in Liverpool, England

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

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1940-07-13 Patrick Stewart, English actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation, Charles Xavier-X-men), born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England

  • 1940-07-14 Susan Howatch, English author
  • 1940-07-16 Tony Jackson, rock bassist/vocalist (Searchers), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1940-07-17 Tim Brooke-Taylor, English comedian
  • 1940-08-22 Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre, English publisher/multi-millionaire
  • 1940-08-28 Nik Turner, English musician (Hawkwind)
  • 1940-09-03 Pauline Collins, actress (Shirley Valentine), born in London, England
  • 1940-09-06 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, born in Newcastle-under-Lyme (d. 2015)
  • 1940-09-12 Patrick Mower, English actor

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1940-10-09 John Lennon, British musician, pop star and member of The Beatles (Imagine), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1980)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

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1940-10-14 Cliff Richard [Harry Webb], English rock vocalist (Suddenly), born in Lucknow, India

  • 1940-10-17 Jim Smith, English footballer and manager
  • 1940-10-19 Michael Gambon, English actor (Singing Detective, Paris at Night)
  • 1940-10-23 Freddie Marsden, English rock drummer (Gerry and the Pacemakers), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2006)
  • 1940-10-24 David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
  • 1940-10-29 Galen Weston, English/Canadian industrial/multi-millionaire
  • 1940-11-27 John Alderton, Gainsborough England, actor (Zardoz)
  • 1940-11-30 Glenn English, (Rep-D-OK, 1975- )
  • 1940-12-07 Stan Boardman, English comedian
  • 1940-12-08 Jenny Linden, English actress (Hedda, Dr Who & the Daleks)
  • 1940-12-25 Pete Brown, English musician and songwriter (Cream), born in Ashtead, Surrey
  • 1941-01-07 John E. Walker, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1941-01-08 Graham Chapman, England, comedian (Monty Python's Flying Circus)
  • 1941-01-12 Long John Baldry, England, blues vocalist (Don't try to Lay No Boogie)
  • 1941-01-24 Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)
  • 1941-01-26 Henry Jaglom, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always), born in London, England
  • 1941-02-21 Charlie Shelburne, English earl/large landowner
  • 1941-02-25 David Puttnam, film producer/CEO (Columbia Pictures), born in London, England
  • 1941-04-08 Dame Vivienne Westwood, Tintwistle England, English fashion designer
  • 1941-04-12 Bobby Moore, English footballer (d. 1993)
  • 1941-04-17 Billy Fury, singer/guitarist (When Will You Say I Love You), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1941-05-09 Dorothy Hyman, England, sprinter (Oly-silver-60)
  • 1941-05-11 Eric Burdon, Walker-on-Tyne England, rock vocalist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • 1941-05-11 Graham Miles, English snooker player
  • 1941-05-21 Martin Carthy, English musician

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1941-06-02 Charlie Watts, drummer (Rolling Stones), born in London, England

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts
  • 1941-06-09 Billy Hatton, English rocker (The Fourmost), born in Liverpool
  • 1941-06-09 Jon Lord, England, keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake), (d. 2012)
  • 1941-06-10 Soraya Khashoogi, Leicester England, wife (Adrian Khashoogi)
  • 1941-06-12 Roy Harper, English musician
  • 1941-06-18 Delia Smith, English cook and television presenter
  • 1941-06-20 Stephen Frears, film director ("Prick Up Your Ears", "Dangerous Liaisons"), born in Leicester England
  • 1941-07-07 Bill Oddie, English comedian and ornithologist
  • 1941-07-10 Ian Whitcomb, England, rocker (You Turn Me On)
  • 1941-08-04 Martin Jarvis, English actor
  • 1941-08-10 Anita Lonsbrough, England, 200m backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-1960)
  • 1941-08-22 Michael Aldrich, British inventor (online shopping), born in Brocket Hall, England (d. 2014)
  • 1941-08-29 Robin Leach, TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous), born in London, England
  • 1941-08-30 John McNally, rock guitarist/vocalist (Searchers), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1941-09-04 Joanna Van Gyseghem, English actress
  • 1941-09-06 Monica Mason, England, ballerina
  • 1941-09-09 Les Braid, England, bass (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
  • 1941-09-19 Jim Fox, England, pentathlete (Olympics-1972)
  • 1941-09-27 Peter Bonetti, English footballer
  • 1941-10-07 Martin Murray, rocker (Honeycombs), born in London, England
  • 1941-10-12 Michael Mansfield, English barrister
  • 1941-10-19 Simon Ward, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • 1941-10-22 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014)
  • 1941-10-28 Hank Marvin, England, [Brian Rankin], rocker
  • 1941-11-03 Brian Poole, Essex England, vocalist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
  • 1941-11-06 James Bowman, English contratenor
  • 1941-11-18 David Hemmings, Guilford England, actor (Blow-up, Barbarella)
  • 1941-11-21 Juliet Mills, actress (Nanny & the Professor, QB VII), born in London, England
  • 1941-12-05 David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • 1941-12-15 Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go)
  • 1941-12-27 Michael 'Mike' Pinder, rocker (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1941-12-29 Ray Thomas, England, rock vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
  • 1941-12-31 Sarah Miles, Essex England, actress (Ryan's Hope, Big Sleep, Venom)
  • 1942-01-05 Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader

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1942-01-08 Stephen Hawking, English physicist (Black Holes & Baby Universes)

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking
  • 1942-01-19 Michael Crawford, England, Broadway star (Phantom of the Opera)
  • 1942-02-05 Susan Hill, English playwright (Magic Apple Tree)
  • 1942-02-22 Christine Keeler, English model and showgirl
  • 1942-02-24 Paul Jones, England, rocker (Manfried Mann-Mighty Quinn)
  • 1942-02-28 Brian Jones, [Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones], English rock guitarist (Rolling Stones)
  • 1942-03-03 Mike Pender, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1942-03-08 Ralph Ellis, England, rhythm (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
  • 1942-03-12 Brian O'Hara, English rock musician (The Foremost), born in Liverpool (d. 1999)
  • 1942-03-14 John Whittaker, English real estate developer (Peel Holdings)
  • 1942-03-15 Hughie Flint, rock drummer (Bonzo Dog Band), born in London, England
  • 1942-03-22 Jon Arthur English, composer
  • 1942-03-25 Richard O'Brien, English actor and writer (Rocky Horror Show)

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