English History (Part 31)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3001 - 3,100 of 4,443

  • 1949-05-29 Francis Rossi, guitarist (Status Quo-Picture of a Matchstick Man), born in London, England
  • 1949-05-29 Brian Kidd, English footballer
  • 1949-06-14 Alan White, English rock drummer (Yes, Ramshackled)
  • 1949-06-15 Simon Callow, actor (Good Father), born in London, England
  • 1949-06-20 Bob Andrews, England, rock keyboardist/vocalist
  • 1949-06-24 John Illsley, Leicester England, rock bassist (Dire Straits)
  • 1949-07-17 Mick Tucker, rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden), born in London, England
  • 1949-07-17 Geezer Butler, English rock bassist (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1949-07-28 Simon Kirke, rock drummer (Bad Company), born in London, England
  • 1949-07-28 Steve Peregrin Took, English musician (Tyrannosaurus Rex), born in London (d. 1980)
  • 1949-08-02 Madeleine Smith, Sussex England, actress (Vampire Lovers)
  • 1949-08-20 Alan Hardwick, English TV presenter
  • 1949-08-25 Martin Amis, English novelist
  • 1949-09-09 John Curry, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1949-09-11 Roger Uttley, English rugby player
  • 1949-09-12 Tony Stevens, English rocker (Foghat, Savoy Brown), born in London
  • 1949-09-18 Peter Shilton, English footballer
  • 1949-09-19 Twiggy Lawson, [Leslie Hornby], England, model/actress (Boyfriend, W)
  • 1949-09-22 David Coverdale, England, rock vocalist (Whitesnake, Deep Purple)
  • 1949-09-26 Minette Walters, English novelist
  • 1949-10-14 Katy Manning, English/Australian actress
  • 1949-11-03 Anna Wintour, English-American editor
  • 1949-11-06 Nigel Havers, English actor (Dr Latimer-Don't Wait Up)
  • 1949-11-21 Nickolas Grace, Cheshire England, actor (Diamond's Edge)
  • 1949-12-12 Bill Nighy, English actor
  • 1949-12-13 Paula Wilcox, English actress
  • 1950-01-23 John Greaves, English musician (Henry Cow, National Health)
  • 1950-01-27 Derek Acorah, English spirit medium
  • 1950-02-13 Peter Gabriel, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Genesis, In Your Eyes)
  • 1950-02-22 Julie Walters, England, actress (Educating Rita, Prick Up Your Ears)
  • 1950-02-23 Steve Priest, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes), born in London, England
  • 1950-03-18 Richard Kretchmer, English artist and historian
  • 1950-04-22 Peter Frampton, Kent England, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive)
  • 1950-05-04 Darryl Hunt, English pop bassist (Pogues-Pair of Brown Eyes)
  • 1950-05-13 Danny Kirwan, rocker (Fleetwood Mac), born in London, England
  • 1950-06-23 Sally Geeson, Sussex England, actress (Bless This House)
  • 1950-07-16 Dennis Priestley, English darts player

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1950-07-18 Richard Branson, British music enterperneur (Virgin Atlantic), born in London, England

Business Magnate Richard Branson
Business Magnate
Richard Branson
  • 1950-07-19 Simon Cadell, English actor (Hi-Di-Hi, Pride & Extreme Prejudice)
  • 1950-07-26 Susan George, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo), born in London, England
  • 1950-07-27 Simon Jones, Willshire England, comedian (News is the News)
  • 1950-08-15 Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, England, Princess/olympic equestrian
  • 1950-08-18 Dennis Elliott, rock drummer (Foreigner), born in London, England
  • 1950-08-30 Antony Gormley, British sculptor (Angel of the North), born in London, England
  • 1950-09-10 Don Powell, England, rock drummer (Slade)
  • 1950-09-14 Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), born in London, England
  • 1950-09-30 Victoria Tennant, London England (All of Me, Chiefs, Winds of War)
  • 1950-10-02 Michael Rutherford, English pop bassist and rocker (Genesis-Against All Odds, Mike & Mechanics)
  • 1950-10-02 Ian McNeice, English actor
  • 1950-10-12 Robin Askwith, English actor
  • 1950-10-18 Sheila White, actress (I Claudius), born in London, England
  • 1950-10-21 David H G viscount Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
  • 1950-12-14 Vicki Michelle, Essex England, actress (Virgin Witch, Allo Allo)
  • 1951-01-05 Steve Arnold, English footballer
  • 1951-01-11 Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)
  • 1951-01-18 Bob Latchford, English footballer
  • 1951-01-30 Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds)
  • 1951-02-15 Jane Seymour, [Joyce Frankenberg], England, actress (Dr Quinn)
  • 1951-03-03 Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
  • 1951-03-04 Chris Rea, English rock guitarist (Fool If You Think It Is Over)
  • 1951-03-27 Tony Banks, English musician (Genesis), born in East Hoathly, Sussex
  • 1951-04-05 Everett Morton, rocker (English Beat)
  • 1951-04-11 Paul Fox, English guitarist (The Ruts) (d. 2007)
  • 1951-04-14 Julian Lloyd Webber, English cellist
  • 1951-04-16 John Bentley, English rocker (Fabulous Poodles)
  • 1951-04-21 Robert Gotobed, English drummer (Wire)
  • 1951-04-22 Paul Carrack, rock vocalist (Squeeze/Ace-How Long), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1951-05-01 Antony Worrall Thompson, English celebrity chef
  • 1951-06-16 John Salthouse, English actor (Abigail's Party), born in London
  • 1951-07-03 Mike Corby [Michael John], Windsor, Berkshire, English guitarist/keyboardist (The Babys)
  • 1951-07-20 Jeff Rawle, English actor
  • 1951-08-17 Alan Minter, England, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1972)
  • 1951-09-10 Peter Tolson, English rocker (Pretty Things), born in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire (d. 2016)
  • 1951-09-22 David Coverdale, English singer
  • 1951-10-13 John Ford Coley, rocker (England Dan & John Ford Coley)
  • 1951-10-16 Daniel Gerroll, actor (Big Business), born in London, England
  • 1951-11-21 Nick Gilder, singer (Hot Child in the City), born in London, England
  • 1951-11-23 David Rappaport, 3'11" actor (Wizard, Time Bandits), born in London, England
  • 1951-12-06 Gerry Francis, English footballer and manager
  • 1951-12-13 Robert Lindsay, Ilketson England, actor (Strike it Rich, King Lear)
  • 1951-12-22 Gerald Grosvenor, English 6th Duke of Westminster and wealthy landowner, born in Omagh, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • 1951-12-27 William Waldorf 4th viscount Astor/English large landowner
  • 1951-12-30 Doug Allder, English footballer
  • 1952-01-19 Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
  • 1952-02-12 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 2010)

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1952-03-11 Douglas Adams, English author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2001)

  • 1952-04-04 Dave Hill, England, rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You)
  • 1952-04-11 Peter Windsor, English motor racing journalist and reporter
  • 1952-04-12 J D Nicholas, English guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores)
  • 1952-04-29 David Icke, English writer
  • 1952-05-04 Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer
  • 1952-05-11 Frances Fisher, English-born actress

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1952-06-12 Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders), born in Hereford, England (d. 1983)

Musician Pete Farndon
Musician
Pete Farndon
  • 1952-06-29 Joe Johnson, English snooker player
  • 1952-07-03 Andy Fraser, rock bassist (Free London), born in London, England
  • 1952-07-06 Hilary Mantel, English novelist (Wolf Hall), born in Glossop, Derbyshire
  • 1952-07-11 John Kettley, English weather forecaster
  • 1952-08-11 Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch, Mistress Pamela)
  • 1952-08-25 Geoff Downes, English keyboardist (Buggles, Yes, Asia)
  • 1952-09-09 Angela Cartwright, England (Make Room for Daddy, Lost in Space)

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