Canadian History (Part 12)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 1,923

  • 1960-09-21 David James Elliott, Canadian actor (Seinfeld, Lt Harmon Rabb-Jag), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1960-09-25 Sonia Benezra, Canadian television host, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1960-10-02 Al Connelly, Canadian Musician/Songwriter
  • 1960-10-19 Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian golfer (3 LPGA wins), born in Campbell River, British Colombia (d. 2016)
  • 1960-10-25 Kelli McMullen-Temple, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1960-11-20 Marc Labrèche, Canadian actor and television host
  • 1960-12-20 Nalo Hopkinson, Jamaican-born Canadian writer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1961-01-15 Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian & film director, born in Laval, Canada
  • 1961-01-27 Jean-Paul Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Olympic 9/10-88, 92, 96)
  • 1961-02-12 Jim Harris, Canadian author, environmentalist, and politician, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1961-03-11 Bruce Watson, Ontario Canada, rock guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)
  • 1961-03-11 Elias Koteas, Canadian actor
  • 1961-03-30 Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1999)
  • 1961-05-08 David Winning, Canadian film director
  • 1961-05-12 Bruce McCulloch, Canadian actor (The Kids in the Hall), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1961-05-14 Alain Vigneault, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • 1961-05-16 Kevin McDonald, Canadian comedian and actor

Person of interestMichael J. Fox

1961-06-09 Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor, author, comedian and activist (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf), born in Edmonton, Alberta

  • 1961-07-17 Jonathan Potts, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1961-07-23 André Ducharme, Canadian (Québécois) humorist (Rock et Belles Oreilles) and author, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1961-08-19 Danuta Bartoszek, Pyrzyce Poland, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1961-09-05 Marc-André Hamelin, Canadian pianist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1961-11-02 K.D. Lang [Kathy Dawn], Canadian country singer, born in Consort, Alberta
  • 1961-12-10 Mark McKoy, Canadian track star (world record 50m indoor, Olympic gold 1992), born in Georgetown, British Guiana
  • 1961-12-18 Brian Orser, Canadian figure skater (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 1961-12-30 Ben Johnson, Canadian athlete (Olympic 100m gold 1988-disqualified), born in Falmouth, Jamaica
  • 1961-12-30 Douglas Coupland, Canadian author
  • 1962-01-10 Michael Fortier, Canadian politician, born in Quebec City, Canada

Person of interestJim Carrey

1962-01-17 Jim Carrey, Canadian-American actor (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dumb & Dumber, The Mask), born in Ontario Canada

Actor and Comedian Jim Carrey
Actor and Comedian
Jim Carrey
  • 1962-02-04 Michael Riley, Canadian actor
  • 1962-02-28 Angela Bailey, Canadian 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Coventry, England
  • 1962-03-24 Angèle Dubeau, Canadian violinist
  • 1962-04-03 Nancy Filteau, Canadian athlete, 72k judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan
  • 1962-07-22 Martine St. Clair, Canadian singer
  • 1962-08-08 Charmaine Crooks, Canadian 800m runner (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Mandeville, Jamaica
  • 1962-08-23 Martin Cauchon, Canadian politician (Minister of Justice 2002-03), born in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada
  • 1962-09-05 Beth Underhill, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics 26-92, 96), born in Georgetown, Ontario
  • 1962-09-24 Nia Vardalos, Canadian American actress (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1962-10-07 Dave Bronconnier, Canadian politician, born in Calgary, Canada
  • 1962-11-09 Teryl Rothery, Canadian actress (Stargate SG-1), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1962-11-14 Harland Williams, Canadian American actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1962-11-25 Gilbert Delorme, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1963-01-12 François Girard, French-Canadian film director and screenwriter, born in Saint-Félicien, Quebec
  • 1963-01-15 Lijuan Geng, Chinese-Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Hebei, China
  • 1963-01-18 Maxime Bernier, French-Canadian politician, born in Saint-Georges, Canada
  • 1963-02-14 Enrico Colantoni, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963-03-17 Nick Peros, Canadian composer
  • 1963-04-04 Dale Hawerchuk, Canadian ice hockey player (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963-04-18 Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor (Will & Grace), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963-04-21 Roy Dupuis, Canadian actor
  • 1963-04-27 Cali Timmins, Canadian actress (Ryan's Hope), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963-05-05 James LaBrie, Canadian singer (Dream Theater), born in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
  • 1963-05-25 Mike Myers, Canadian comedian (SNL, Wayne's World), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • 1963-06-04 Carey Nelson, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • 1963-06-11 Sandra Schmirler, Canadian curler (Olympic gold 1998), born in Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2000)
  • 1963-06-22 John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1963-06-25 Si-An Deng, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Shanghai, China
  • 1963-06-25 Yann Martel, Spanish-Canadian author (Life of Pi), born in Salamanca, Spain
  • 1963-07-25 Denis Coderre, French Canadian politician, born in Joliette, Quebec, Canada
  • 1963-08-08 Stephen Walkom, Canadian ice hockey official and executive
  • 1963-10-17 Norm MacDonald, Canadian comedian
  • 1963-10-26 Tom Cavanagh, Canadian actor and producer (Ed, Scrubs), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1963-11-04 Marc Déry, Canadian singer and guitarist (Zébulon), born in Mascouche, Quebec
  • 1963-11-04 Michel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey coach (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963-11-25 Holly Cole, Canadian jazz singer (Temptation), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 1963-12-09 Dave Hilton, Jr., Canadian boxer, born in Port Credit, Ontario
  • 1964-01-03 Bruce LaBruce, Canadian filmmaker
  • 1964-01-10 Brad Roberts, Canadian singer (Crash Test Dummies), born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • 1964-01-31 Remi Bouchard, Canadian composer (1989 India Open), born in Manitoba, Canada
  • 1964-02-06 Gordon Downie, Canadian rock singer-songwriter & musician (The Tragically Hip), born in Amherstview, Ontario (d. 2017)
  • 1964-04-13 Caroline Rhea, Canadian comedian and actress, born in Westmount, Quebec, Canada
  • 1964-05-31 Leonard Asper, Canadian businessman
  • 1964-07-14 Barbara Chiu, Canada table tennis player (Olympic 33-92, 96), born in Guangzhou, China
  • 1964-08-17 Colin James, Canadian musician
  • 1964-09-01 Brian Bellows, Canadian ice hockey left wing (1,188 NHL games; 3 x time All Star 1984, 88, 92), born in St. Catharines, Ontario

Person of interestKeanu Reeves

1964-09-02 Keanu Reeves, Canadian actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, The Matrix), born in Beirut, Lebanon

Actor and Musician Keanu Reeves
Actor and Musician
Keanu Reeves
  • 1964-09-25 Joey Saputo, Canadian businessman and sports executive, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1964-10-27 Jill Hetherington, Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Brampton, Canada
  • 1964-11-14 Silken Laumann, Canadian rower (Olympic bronze, silver-92, 96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1964-11-16 Diana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer, born in Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • 1964-12-11 Michel Courtemanche, French Canadian comedian (A New Comic is Born), born in Laval, Quebec, Canada
  • 1964-12-19 Lorie Kane, Canadian golfer (4 LPGA Tour titles), born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • 1964-12-25 Anil Kaul, Amritsar India, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-01-17 Sylvain Turgeon, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Rouyn-Noranda, Canada
  • 1965-02-10 Mario Jean, Quebec comedian and television actor, born in Chicoutmi, Canada
  • 1965-03-01 Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey (2004 Kentucky Derby & Preakness on Smarty Jones), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1965-03-16 Mark Carney, Canadian economist, Governor of the Bank of England, and Chairman of the G20's Financial Stability Board, born in Fort Smith, Canada
  • 1965-04-22 Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1965-05-07 Owen Hart, Canadian-American professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Alberta (d. 1999)
  • 1965-05-10 Linda Evangelista, St Catherines Canada, supermodel (Elite)
  • 1965-05-12 Stacy Wilson, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1965-07-07 Paula Devicq, Canadian actress, born in Edmonton, Canada
  • 1965-07-15 Tom Dvorak, Canadian equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996), born in Braunschwieg, Germany
  • 1965-08-07 Elizabeth Manley, Canadian figure skater (Olympic silver 1988), born in Quinte West, Canada
  • 1965-08-11 Marc Bergevin, Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • 1965-08-23 Roger Avary, Canadian-American screenwriter, director, and producer (Pulp Fiction), born in Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada

Person of interestShania Twain

1965-08-28 Shania Twain, Canadian singer (You're Still the One), born in Windsor Ontario

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain
  • 1965-08-31 Céline Bonnier, French Canadian actress
  • 1965-10-06 Cynthia Meyer, NY, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-10-26 Kelly Rowan, Canadian actress and producer, born in Ottawa, Canada

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