English History (Part 28)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

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  • 1943-03-22 Keith Relf, England, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance)
  • 1943-03-29 Eric Idle, England, comedian/actor (Monty Python)

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1943-03-29 John Major, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1990-97), born in Carshalton, Surrey, England

British Prime Minister John Major
British Prime Minister
John Major
  • 1943-04-03 Jonathan Lynn, Bath England, writer/actor (Greedy, Bar Mitzvah Boy)
  • 1943-04-03 Doreen Tracey, English-born Mouseketeer
  • 1943-04-05 Jonathan Lynn, Bath England, actor (Danny-Doctor in the House)
  • 1943-04-08 Tony Banks, English politician (Lab)
  • 1943-04-08 James Herbert, horror writer (The Rats), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1943-04-16 Dave Peverett, English rocker (Foghat, Savoy Brown), born in London, England
  • 1943-04-20 John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor
  • 1943-04-23 Hugh Davies, English composer, born in Exmouth, Devon (d. 2005)

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1943-05-05 Michael Palin, English comedian (Monty Python, Fish Called Wanda), born in Sheffield, Yorkshire

Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
  • 1943-05-08 Paul Samwell-Smith, Richmond, Surrey, English bassist (The Yardbirds-For Your Love)
  • 1943-05-11 Juliet Harmer, English actress
  • 1943-05-27 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], pop singer and TV personality (Blind Date), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • 1943-05-28 Ray Mitchell, governor (Albany Prison, England)
  • 1943-06-08 Colin Baker, English actor (Sixth Doctor in Doctor Who, Swallows & Amazons), born in London
  • 1943-06-09 Charles Saatchi, English magnate (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • 1943-06-13 Malcolm McDowell, Leeds England, actor (Clockwork Orange, Caligula)
  • 1943-06-25 Bill Moggridge [William], designer (1st laptop computer), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • 1943-06-29 Roger Ruskin Spear, saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band), born in London, England

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1943-07-12 Christine McVie, English rock vocalist (Fleetwood Mac-Got A Hold on Me), born in Bouth, England

Rock vocalist Christine McVie
Rock vocalist
Christine McVie
  • 1943-07-20 Wendy Richard, English actress
  • 1943-07-25 Jim McCarty, rock drummer (Yardbirds-For Your Love), born in Liverpool, England

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1943-07-26 Mick Jagger, English rock vocalist (Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • 1943-07-28 Richard Wright, English singer/songwriter (Pink Floyd-Time, Echoes), born in Hatch End, Middlesex (d. 2008)
  • 1943-07-29 David Taylor, English snooker player
  • 1943-08-01 Denis Payton, rock musician (Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over), born in London, England
  • 1943-08-06 Michael Anderson Jr, actor (Clay-The Monroes), born in London, England
  • 1943-08-19 Billy J Kramer, rock vocalist (The Dakotas-Bad to Me), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1943-09-03 Frank Lister, English footballer

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1943-09-06 George Roger Waters, English rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall), born in Cambridge, England

Rock Bassist/Vocalist George Roger Waters
Rock Bassist/Vocalist
George Roger Waters
  • 1943-09-06 Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1943-10-10 Alexander MacMillan, Earl of Stockton, English publisher and politician
  • 1943-10-25 Roy Lynes, England, rock organist (Status Quo)
  • 1943-11-01 John McEnery, English actor
  • 1943-11-07 Wensley Haydon-Baillie, English pharmaceutical manufacturer
  • 1943-11-07 Michael Byrne, English actor
  • 1943-11-11 Chas Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London
  • 1943-11-26 Paul Burnett, English disc-jockey
  • 1943-12-06 Mike Smith, rocker/pianist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England
  • 1943-12-08 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester)
  • 1943-12-18 Keith Richards, England, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
  • 1943-12-21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire
  • 1943-12-24 Tatton Sykes, English baron/large landowner
  • 1943-12-31 Peter Quaife, English rock bassist (the Kinks - Long Tall Sally), born in Tavistock, Devon (d. 2010)

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1943-12-31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough

  • 1943-12-31 Pete Qualfe, English rocker (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, Devon (d. 2010)
  • 1944-01-03 David Atherton, English conductor
  • 1944-01-07 Mike McGear, singer (Paul McCartney's brother), born in Liverpool, England

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1944-01-09 Jimmy Page, rock guitarist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven), born in London, England

Rock Star Jimmy Page
Rock Star
Jimmy Page
  • 1944-01-19 Laurie London, English singer
  • 1944-01-20 Eddie Shah, English publisher (Today, Post)
  • 1944-01-27 Kevin Coyne, English musician, born in Derby (d. 2004)
  • 1944-01-30 John Thornton, English chocolate factory/multi-millionaire
  • 1944-02-02 Andrew Davis, Ashbridge, England, conductor (New Phil Orch-London)
  • 1944-02-12 Desmond Nuttall, English educator

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1944-02-13 Jerry Springer, talk show host (Jerry Springer Show), born in London, England

Talk Show Host Jerry Springer
Talk Show Host
Jerry Springer
  • 1944-02-14 Alan Parker, English actor (Bugsy Malone, Evita)
  • 1944-02-23 Bernard Cornwell, English historical novelist
  • 1944-03-01 John Napier, set designer (Royal Shakesphere Company), born in London, England
  • 1944-03-01 Roger Daltrey, English rocker/actor/producer (The Who-Tommy)
  • 1944-03-17 Pattie Boyd, English photographer and author (Mrs George Harrison/Mrs Eric Clapton)
  • 1944-03-31 Mick Ralphs, English guitarist (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company)
  • 1944-04-01 Carol White, England, actress (Daddy's Gone a Hunting)
  • 1944-04-12 Lisa Jardine, British historian and writer, born in Oxford, England (d. 2015)
  • 1944-05-05 John Rhys-Davies, Salisbury England, actor (Sir Edward-Quest, Sliders)
  • 1944-05-05 Roger Raised, English actor (Nicholas Nickleby)
  • 1944-05-08 Gary Glitter, [Paul Gadd], England, rocker (Rock & Roll Part II)
  • 1944-05-10 Jackie Lomax, English singer-songwriter (Is This What You Want), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2013)
  • 1944-05-14 Francesca Annis, actress (Madame Bovary, Dune), born in London, England

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1944-05-20 Joe Cocker, English rock vocalist (With a Little Help from My Friends), born in Sheffield England, (d. 2014)

Rocker Joe Cocker
Rocker
Joe Cocker
  • 1944-05-25 Frank Oz, Hereford England, American muppetteer (Grover-Sesame Street, Muppet Show)
  • 1944-05-30 Lenny Davidson, rocker (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England
  • 1944-06-01 Robert Powell, England, actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets)
  • 1944-06-12 Linda Foster, Lancaster England, actress (Doris-Hank)
  • 1944-06-20 David Roper, English actor
  • 1944-06-21 Jon Hiseman, English drummer, born in London
  • 1944-06-21 Ray Davies, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Kinks), born in London
  • 1944-06-22 Peter Asher, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love), born in London, England
  • 1944-06-24 Jeff Beck, Surrey England, singer/guitarist (Jeff Beck Group)
  • 1944-07-07 Tony Jacklin, Scunthorpe England, PGA golfer (1970 US Open)
  • 1944-07-11 Peter de Savary, English financier/multi-millionaire
  • 1944-07-18 David Hemery, English 400m-hurdler (Oly-gold-1968)
  • 1944-07-21 Buchi Emecheta, Nigerian English writer (Price of Bride), born in Lagos (d. 2017)
  • 1944-07-22 Rick Davies, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp), born in London, England
  • 1944-08-02 Jim Capaldi, English singer/songwriter (Traffic-Something So Strong)
  • 1944-08-08 John Renbourn, English folk musician (Pentangle), born in London
  • 1944-08-20 John Povey, English musician, born in London
  • 1944-08-26 Richard A W G, English prince/duke of Gloucester
  • 1944-08-26 Stephen Greif, English actor
  • 1944-09-04 Christopher Needler, English sand industrialist (TCG Materials)
  • 1944-09-13 [Winifred] Jacqueline Bisset, England, actress (Class, Deep, Secrets)
  • 1944-09-26 Anne Robinson, English television host
  • 1944-10-09 John Entwistle, rock guitarist/vocalist (Who-Baba O'Riley), born in London, England
  • 1944-10-25 Jon Anderson, English rock singer for Yes
  • 1944-11-02 Keith Emerson, English rock musician (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Todmorden, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)

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1944-11-10 Tim Rice, English lyricist (Chess Moves, 1 Night in Bangkok), born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Lyricist Tim Rice
Lyricist
Tim Rice
  • 1944-11-16 Joanna Pettit, actress (Knots Landing, Cry of the Innocent), born in London, England
  • 1944-11-22 Robert Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph)

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