English History (Part 31)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3001 - 3,100 of 4,661

  • 1946-12-14 Jane Birkin, actress (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust), born in London, England
  • 1946-12-16 Trevor Pinnock, English conductor and harpsichordist
  • 1946-12-19 Rosemary Conley, English businesswoman, author and broadcaster
  • 1946-12-29 Marianne Faithfull, English vocalist (Money), born in Hampstead, England
  • 1947-01-04 Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • 1947-01-04 Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter
  • 1947-01-06 Sandy Denny, country singer (Fairport Convention-If You Gotta Go), born in London, England

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1947-01-08 David Bowie [Jones], English singer-songwriter (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust), born in London, England (d. 2016)

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
  • 1947-01-11 Anna Calder-Marshall, Kensington England, actress (Zulu Dawn)
  • 1947-01-13 John Lees, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham
  • 1947-01-21 Pye Hastings, English singer and musician (Caravan)
  • 1947-01-30 Les Barker, English poet
  • 1947-02-03 Dave Davies, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola), born in London, England
  • 1947-02-10 Nicholas Owen, English newsreader
  • 1947-02-20 Peter Osgood, English footballer (d. 2006)
  • 1947-02-24 Rupert Holmes, English musician
  • 1947-02-26 Sandie Shaw [Sandra Goodrich], Dagenham, Essex, English rocker (Girl Don't Come)
  • 1947-02-28 Stephanie Beacham, England, (Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys)
  • 1947-03-02 Harry Redknapp, English football manager
  • 1947-03-03 Dave Mount, English rocker (Mud), born in Carshalton, Surrey (d. 2006)
  • 1947-03-06 Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
  • 1947-03-18 Barry Wilson, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
  • 1947-03-18 Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright
  • 1947-03-18 Roger Kenneth Evans, English politician
  • 1947-03-19 John Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

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1947-03-24 Alan Sugar, English multi-millionaire/computer manufacturer (Amstrad), born in Hackney, London

Computer Entrepreneur Alan Sugar
Computer Entrepreneur
Alan Sugar

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1947-03-25 Elton John [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], English singer (Rocketman), born in Pinner, Middlesex

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 1947-04-01 Robin Scott, English singer (M), born in London
  • 1947-04-08 Steve Howe, rock guitarist (Asia, Yes-Roundabout), born in London, England
  • 1947-04-20 David Leland, actor/director (Nothing But Trouble), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1947-04-22 Barry Guy, English composer and double bass player, born in London
  • 1947-04-23 Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist (Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick), born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, (d. 2014)
  • 1947-04-26 Warren Clarke, English actor (Clockwork Orange), born in Oldham, Lancashire, (d. 2014)
  • 1947-04-30 Leslie Grantham, English actor
  • 1947-05-06 Dennis Cowan, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band), born in London, England
  • 1947-05-08 Felicity Lott, English soprano (We come to the river)
  • 1947-05-13 Pete "Overend" Watts, English rock bassist (Mott The Hoople-All Young Dudes), born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1947-05-23 Bernard Comrie, English linguist
  • 1947-06-05 Tom Evans, rock bassist/vocalist (Badfinger), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1947-06-06 Marion Coakes, England, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 1947-06-06 David Blunkett, English politician
  • 1947-06-08 Annie Haslam, English singer-songwriter (Renaissance) and painter, born in Bolton
  • 1947-06-17 Paul Young, English singer and percussionist (Mike + The Mechanics), born in Manchester (d. 2000)
  • 1947-06-21 Joseph "Joey" Molland, British rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It), born in Liverpool, England

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1947-06-24 Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood
  • 1947-06-24 Clarissa Dickson Wright, English celebrity chef (Two Fat Ladies), born in London (d. 2014)
  • 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, English, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), born in Devon (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
  • 1947-11-10 Greg Lake, English rock vocalist and bassist (King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Bournemouth (d. 2016)
  • 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
  • 1948-03-30 Mervyn King, English economist, Governor of the Bank of England (2003-13), born in Chesham Bois
  • 1948-04-03 Mary Gordon-Watson, England, equestrian 3 day event (Oly-gold-1972)

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