English History (Part 32)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3101 - 3,200 of 4,652

  • 1948-05-21 Leo Sayer, [Gerard], England, singer (When I Need Love)

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1948-05-31 John Bonham, English rock drummer (Led Zeppelin), born in Redditch, England (d. 1980)

Drummer John Bonham
Drummer
John Bonham
  • 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, Indonesian badminton star (All-England tennis champ), born in Surabaya, Indonesia

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

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant
  • 1948-09-10 Judy Geeson, Arundei actress (To Sir With Love, Berserk), born in Sussex, England
  • 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, Australian singer and actress (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • 1948-09-27 Michele Dotrice, English actor
  • 1948-10-12 Rick Parfitt, English pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo-Wanderer), born in Surrey, England
  • 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 (d. 2011)
  • 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)
  • 1949-05-17 Andrew Latimer, English musician (Camel), born in Guilford
  • 1949-05-18 Rick Wakeman, English, rock keyboardist (Yes), born in London
  • 1949-05-24 Jim Broadbent, English actor (Iris), born in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • 1949-05-26 Jeremy Corbyn, British politician (Labour Party leader 2015-), born in Chippenham, England
  • 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, actress (Vampire Lovers), born in Sussex, England
  • 1949-08-20 Alan Hardwick, English TV presenter
  • 1949-08-25 Martin Amis, English novelist (London Fields), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 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, English singer (Whitesnake, Deep Purple), born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England
  • 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 (Don't Wait Up), born in London
  • 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
  • 1950-01-09 Alec Jeffreys, British geneticist (developed techniques for DNA fingerprinting), born in Oxford, England
  • 1950-01-23 John Greaves, English musician (Henry Cow, National Health)
  • 1950-01-27 Derek Acorah, English spirit medium and TV personality (Most Haunted), born in Bootle, England
  • 1950-02-13 Peter Gabriel, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Genesis, In Your Eyes)
  • 1950-02-22 Julie Walters, English actress (Educating Rita, Prick Up Your Ears), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1950-02-23 Steve Priest, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes), born in London, England
  • 1950-03-18 Richard Kretchmer, English artist and historian
  • 1950-03-27 Tony Banks, English musician and rock keyboardist (Genesis), born in East Hoathly, Sussex
  • 1950-03-30 Dave Ball, English guitarist (Procul Harum), born in Birmingham (d. 2015)
  • 1950-04-01 Billy Currie, English rock keyboardist and violinist (Ultravox), born in Huddersfield
  • 1950-04-03 Sally Thomsett, English actress (Straw Dogs, Man About the House), born in Sussex
  • 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
  • 1950-06-17 Susan Damante, American actress (The Adventure of Wilderness Family), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950-06-23 Sally Geeson, actress (Bless This House), born in Sussex, England
  • 1950-07-16 Dennis Priestley, English darts player

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1950-07-18 Richard Branson, British music entrepreneur (Virgin Group), 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)
  • 1950-08-02 Ted Turner, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Wishbone Ash), born in Birmingham, England
  • 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, Mike & the Mechanics), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • 1950-10-02 Ian McNeice, English actor
  • 1950-10-12 Robin Askwith, English actor (Confessions Sex Comedies), born in Southport, Lancashire, England

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