English History (Part 29)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2801 - 2,900 of 4,657

  • 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)
  • 1943-12-19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)
  • 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, England

  • 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)
  • 1944-01-27 Nick Mason, English drummer (Pink Floyd), born in Birmingham, England
  • 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)
  • 1944-04-07 Carol Grimes, British singer (Delivery), born in London, England
  • 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, English actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets), born in Salford, England
  • 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
  • 1944-06-21 Tony Scott, English film director and producer (Top Gun, Revenge, Days of Thunder), born in Northumberland, England (d. 2012)
  • 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)
  • 1944-11-27 Trevor Leonard Ward-Davies 'Dozy', English musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Enford, Wilshire (d. 2015)
  • 1944-12-06 Jonathan King, English singer-songwriter (Everyone's Gone to the Moon) and record producer, born in London
  • 1944-12-17 Bernard Hill, English actor
  • 1944-12-19 Alvin Lee, Nottingham England, rock vocals/guitarist (10 Years After), (d. 2013)
  • 1944-12-20 Jean Fergusson, English actress
  • 1944-12-21 Bill Atkinson, English footballer
  • 1945-01-07 Dave Cousins [David Joseph Hindson], English singer-songwriter (Strawbs), born in Hounslow, England

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1945-01-10 Rod Stewart, British singer (Maggie Mae, Do You Think I'm Sexy), born in London, England

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart
  • 1945-01-20 Peter Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 1945-01-26 Jacqueline du PrĂ©, English cellist (d. 1987)
  • 1945-01-28 Robert Wyatt, English musician
  • 1945-02-13 Roy Dyke, rock drummer (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1945-02-13 David Tremlett, English Artist
  • 1945-02-14 Vic Briggs, England, rocker (Animals)
  • 1945-02-19 Thomas Brasch, German writer and film director, born in Westow, England (d. 2001)
  • 1945-02-25 Elkie Brooks, rocker (Pearl's a Singer), born in Manchester, England
  • 1945-03-06 Hugh Grundy, Winchester England, drummer (Zombies-She's Not There)
  • 1945-03-09 Robin Trower, guitarist (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale), born in London, England

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1945-03-30 Eric Clapton, English singer and guitarist (Tears in Heaven), born in Ripley, Surrey, England

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton

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1945-04-14 Ritchie Blackmore, English guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple), born in Weston-super-Mare, England

  • 1945-04-20 Jimmy Winston, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park), born in London, England
  • 1945-05-02 Bob Henrit, English pop drummer (Kinks-Waterloo Sunset)
  • 1945-05-02 Robert Henrit, England, rocker (Argent)
  • 1945-05-02 Judge Dread, English musician (d. 1998)
  • 1945-05-12 Ian McLagan, English rocker (Faces), born in Hounslow, Middlesex, (d. 2014)
  • 1945-05-16 Nicky Chinn, English songwriter/producer (Chinn & Chapman)

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1945-05-19 Peter Townshend, English rock guitarist, vocalist and composer (The Who-Tommy), born in London, England

  • 1945-05-23 Elliott Bernerd, English broker/multi-millionaire
  • 1945-05-30 Norman Eshley, English actor

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