English History (Part 28)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2701 - 2,800 of 4,652

  • 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), born in Oxford, England

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Physicist
Stephen Hawking
  • 1942-01-19 Michael Crawford [Michael Patrick Smith], British Broadway star (Phantom of the Opera), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • 1942-02-05 Susan Hill, English playwright (Magic Apple Tree)
  • 1942-02-22 Christine Keeler, English model and showgirl (Profumo affair), born in Uxbridge
  • 1942-02-24 Paul Jones, England, rocker (Manfried Mann-Mighty Quinn)
  • 1942-02-28 Brian Jones [Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones], English musician (Rolling Stones), born in Gloucestershire, England (d. 1969)
  • 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 Rita Tushingham, English actress (Green Eyes, Doctor Zhivago), born in Liverpool, England
  • 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)
  • 1942-03-25 Kim Woodburn, English television personality
  • 1942-03-27 Michael York, British actor (Cabaret, Logan's Run, 3 Musketeers), born in Fulmer, Buckinghamshire
  • 1942-03-27 Michael Jackson, British writer and journalist, born in Wetherby, Yorkshire (d. 2007)
  • 1942-03-30 Graeme Edge, England, rock drummer (Moody Blues-Your Wildest Dreams)
  • 1942-04-10 Ian Callaghan, English footballer
  • 1942-04-19 Alan Price, England, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • 1942-04-27 Gordon Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)
  • 1942-05-03 Lynn Farleigh, Bristol England, actress (Lovers of Their Time)
  • 1942-05-09 Mike Millward, English musician (The Fourmost), born in Bromborough, Cheshire (d. 1966)
  • 1942-05-12 Ian Dury, English rock musician (The Blockheads) and actor (Judge Dredd), born in Upminster, Essex (d. 2000)
  • 1942-05-14 Lord McAlpine, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • 1942-05-15 Anthony Wayne England, PhD/astronaut (STS 51-F), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1942-05-18 Simon Isaacs, 4th Marquess of Reading, English aristocrat, banker and philanthropist
  • 1942-05-26 Ray Ennis, England, guitar (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
  • 1942-06-16 John Rostill, English rocker (The Shadows), born in Birmingham (d. 1973)
  • 1942-06-17 Norman Kuhlice, England, rocker (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)

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1942-06-18 Paul McCartney, English musician and member of The Beatles, born in Liverpool, England

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1942-06-24 Arthur Brown, England, rocker (Fire) [or May 24]
  • 1942-07-04 Michael G C F, English prince of Kent
  • 1942-07-23 Myra Hindley, English murderer (d. 2002)
  • 1942-07-27 Barbara Ferris, actress (Nice Girl Like Me), born in London, England
  • 1942-08-13 Sheila Armstrong, English soprano, born in Ashington, Northumberland
  • 1942-08-25 Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), born in Surrey England (d. 1980)
  • 1942-08-30 Jonathan Aitken, English MP
  • 1942-09-03 John Shrapnel, English actor
  • 1942-09-15 Phil Harris, English carpet manufacturer/multi-millionaire
  • 1942-09-18 Alex Stepney, English football goalkeeper
  • 1942-09-27 Alvin Stardust, English singer, born in Muswell Hill, North London, (d. 2014)
  • 1942-09-29 Ian McShane, Blackburn England, actor (Roots, Bare Essence)
  • 1942-10-16 Dave Lovelady, English musician (The Fourmost), born in Liverpool
  • 1942-10-23 Anita Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)
  • 1942-11-09 Stuart Lipton, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 1942-12-04 Gemma Jones, English actress
  • 1942-12-15 Dave Clark, rock drummer (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England
  • 1942-12-18 William HAF, English prince/grandson of George V
  • 1942-12-22 Dick Parry, English saxophonist (Pink Floyd, 'Money'), born in Kentford, Suffolk
  • 1942-12-30 Guy Edwards, English racing driver
  • 1942-12-31 Andy Summers, English rock guitarist (Police-Roxanne), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • 1943-01-09 Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
  • 1943-01-11 Henry Cecil, Aberdeen, Scotland, English horse racing trainer
  • 1943-02-07 Gareth Hunt, English actor (d. 2007)
  • 1943-02-16 Anthony Dowell, ballet dancer (Royal Ballet), born in London, England

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1943-02-25 George Harrison, English pop star and Beatle (Traveling Wilburys-My Sweet Lord), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2001)

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1943-03-02 Tony Meehan [Daniel Meehan], English rocker (Drifters, Vipers), born in London, England
  • 1943-03-02 Gordon Black, English industrialist
  • 1943-03-08 Lynn Redgrave, British American actress (Gregory Girl), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • 1943-03-22 Keith Relf, England, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance)
  • 1943-03-29 Eric Idle, English comedian, actor (Monty Python), born in South Shields, England

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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 (Labour)
  • 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, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Caligula), born in Leeds, England
  • 1943-06-25 Bill Moggridge [William], designer (1st laptop computer), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • 1943-06-26 Georgie Fame [Clive Powell], English R&B and jazz singer and keyboard player (Get Away, Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde), born in Lancashire, England
  • 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 Roger Waters [George Roger Waters], English rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall), born in Cambridge, England

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • 1943-09-06 Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Derby, England
  • 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

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