English History (Part 30)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2901 - 3,000 of 4,443

  • 1947-07-06 Richard Beckinsale, Nottingham England, actor (Porridge, Doing Time)
  • 1947-07-08 Jenny Diski, English writer (Stranger on a Train), born in London (d. 2016)

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1947-07-17 Camilla Parker Bowles (Duchess of Cornwall), wife of Prince Charles, born in London, England

Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles
Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla Parker Bowles
  • 1947-07-19 Brian May, rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions), born in London, England
  • 1947-07-23 David Essex, [Cook], rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day), born in London, England
  • 1947-08-14 Peter Christian, English actor
  • 1947-08-14 Maddy Prior, English folk singer (Steeleye Span, Silly Sisters, Carnival Band)
  • 1947-08-19 Dave Dutton, English actor
  • 1947-08-29 James Hunt, English race car driver (d. 1993)
  • 1947-09-02 Richard Coughlan, English drummer and percussionist (Caravan), (d. 2013)
  • 1947-09-19 Lol Creme, [Lawrence Creme], England, rock vocalist/guitarist (10cc)
  • 1947-09-25 John Fiddler, England, rock vocalist/guitarist (British Lions)
  • 1947-09-26 Graham Faulkner, actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon), born in London, England
  • 1947-09-30 Marc Bolan, rock vocalist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong), born in London, England
  • 1947-09-30 Rula Lenska, St Neots England, actress (Friends from Europe are here)
  • 1947-10-01 Rob Davis, English musician and songwriter (Groovejet (If This Ain't Love), born in London
  • 1947-10-03 7th earl of Bradford, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1947-10-05 Brian Johnson, English singer-songwriter (AC/DC), born in Dunston, Gateshead
  • 1947-10-10 Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1947-10-11 Al Atkins, West Bromwich UK, English musician (Judas Priest)
  • 1947-10-23 Greg Ridley, English musician (Humble Pie), born in Carlisle, Cumberland (d. 2003)
  • 1947-11-01 Bob Weston, Devon, England, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)(d. 2012)
  • 1947-11-02 Dave Pegg, British pop bassist (Jethro Tull-Crest of a Nave), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1947-11-06 Jim Rosenthal, English sports presenter
  • 1947-11-07 Bob Anderson, English darts player
  • 1947-11-17 Rod Clements, English rocker (Lindisfarne), born in North Shields, Tyne and Wear
  • 1947-11-24 Dave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)
  • 1947-12-01 Bob Fulton, English-born Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1947-12-02 Michael Green, English TV/video producer
  • 1947-12-02 Tommy Jenkins, English football player
  • 1947-12-14 Linda Sutton, English artist
  • 1947-12-16 Ben Cross, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Star Trek), born in London, England
  • 1947-12-17 Simon Bates, English DJ
  • 1947-12-29 Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP)
  • 1948-01-02 Kerry Minnear, Dorset, English rocker (Gentle Giant)
  • 1948-01-09 Paul King, Dagenham Essex, English rocker (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • 1948-01-12 Anthony Andrews, actor (Under the Volcano), born in London, England
  • 1948-01-12 Kenny Allen, English footballer
  • 1948-01-12 William Nicholson, English writer
  • 1948-01-16 Christopher Moran, English financier/multi-millionaire
  • 1948-01-20 Mel Pritchard, English rocker (Barclay James Harvest)
  • 1948-02-08 Dan Seals, McCamey Texas, country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley-You Still Move Me)
  • 1948-02-24 Dennis "Minder" Waterman, actor (Fair Exchange), born in London, England
  • 1948-02-24 Tim Staffell, English singer
  • 1948-02-28 Mike Figgis, English director
  • 1948-03-04 Chris Squire, rock bassist (Yes-Fish Out of Water), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1948-03-05 Richard Hickox, English musical conductor
  • 1948-03-05 Elaine Paige, English singer and actress
  • 1948-03-12 Les Holroyd, Oldham England, rocker (Barclay James Harvest)

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1948-03-22 Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer (Phantom of the Opera, Cats), born in London, England

  • 1948-03-28 Matthew Corbett, English retired actor
  • 1948-04-03 Mary Gordon-Watson, England, equestrian 3 day event (Oly-gold-1972)
  • 1948-04-12 Jeremy Beadle, English television presenter (Beadle's About), born in London, England (d. 2008)
  • 1948-04-21 Lord Egremont, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1948-04-24 Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire

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1948-04-28 Terry Pratchett, English author of fantasy novels (Discworld), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire (d. 2015)

Novelist Terry Pratchett
Novelist
Terry Pratchett
  • 1948-05-05 Bill Ward, heavy metal drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1948-05-12 Steve Winwood, England, musician (A Higher Love, Roll with it)
  • 1948-05-15 Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)
  • 1948-05-21 Leo Sayer, [Gerard], England, singer (When I Need Love)
  • 1948-05-31 John Bonham, drummer (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven), born in Redditch, England
  • 1948-05-31 Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress (Sweeney, Scarlet Tunic), born in Montreal, Quebec, (d. 2014)
  • 1948-06-06 Richard Sinclair, English musician (Caravan)
  • 1948-06-21 Ian McEwan, English writer

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1948-07-21 Cat Stevens [Steven Demetre Georgiou; Yusaf Islam], rock vocalist (Peace Train), born in London, England

Singer and songwriter Cat Stevens
Singer and songwriter
Cat Stevens
  • 1948-08-05 Ray Clemence, English footballer
  • 1948-08-13 Cliff Fish, English rocker (Paper Lace)
  • 1948-08-18 Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, Indonesia, All-England tennis champ

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1948-08-20 Robert Plant, English rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love), born in West Bromwich, England

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant
  • 1948-09-10 Judy Geeson, Arundei Sussex England, actress (To Sir With Love, Berserk)
  • 1948-09-11 John Martyn, British musician, born in New Maldon, Surrey (d. 2009)
  • 1948-09-16 Kenney Jones, English rock drummer/vocalist (Small Faces, The Who), born in London, England

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1948-09-19 Jeremy Irons, actor (Reversal of Fortune, The Lion King), born in Isle of Wight, England

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1948-09-26 Olivia Newton-John, singer (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

  • 1948-09-27 Michele Dotrice, English actor
  • 1948-10-12 Rick Parfitt, Surrey England, pop guitarist/singer (Status Quo-Wanderer)
  • 1948-11-05 Peter Hammill, English singer/songwriter (Patient)
  • 1948-12-01 Tom Wright, English bishop and theologian
  • 1948-12-12 Tom Wilkinson, English actor
  • 1948-12-13 Lillian Board, England, 400m (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 1948-12-15 David Gwillim, Plymouth England, actor (Island at Top of the World)
  • 1948-12-16 Christopher Biggins, English actor
  • 1948-12-18 Bill Nelson, English musician (Be Bop Deluxe)
  • 1948-12-20 Alan Parsons, audio engineer/music producer (The Dark Side of the Moon, Let it Be), born in London, England
  • 1949-01-16 Caroline Munro, Windsor, Berkshire, English actress, model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac) [or 12/16]
  • 1949-01-19 Robert Palmer, Batley England, singer (Power Station)
  • 1949-01-25 John Cooper Clarke, English punk-poet
  • 1949-02-05 David Sullivan, English softporno/newspaper publisher (Sunday Sport)
  • 1949-02-15 George Howard, 13th Earl of Carlisle, English hereditary peer
  • 1949-02-17 Fred Frith, English guitarist/violinist/bassist (Skeleton Crew)
  • 1949-02-19 Eddie Hardin, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group), born in London, England
  • 1949-03-23 Karen English, (Rep-D-Arizona)
  • 1949-03-24 Nick Lowe, England, rock vocalist (Rockpile-Cruel to be Kind)
  • 1949-04-13 Christopher Hitchens, English author and columnist (Vanity Fair, New Statesman), born in Portsmouth, England
  • 1949-04-14 DeAnne Julius, American/English economist
  • 1949-04-29 Anita Dobson, England, actress (Annie Watts-EastEnders)
  • 1949-05-01 Tim Hodgkinson, English composer and musician (Henry Cow)
  • 1949-05-07 Marilyn Cole, Portsmouth England, playmate of the year (Jan, 1972)
  • 1949-05-17 Bill Bruford, English drummer (Yes, King Crimson-Red, Genesis)
  • 1949-05-24 Jim Broadbent, English actor (Iris), born in Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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