Paris in History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 612

  • 1973-07-11 Brazilian Boeing 707 crashes near Paris, 122 killed
  • 1973-09-26 Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic (Washington, D.C. to Paris) in record-breaking time (3h33m).
  • 1974-02-26 Gold hits record $188 an ounce in Paris
  • 1974-03-03 Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes in the Ermenonville Forest outside Paris, killing all 346 people onboard
  • 1974-03-08 Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris, France
  • 1974-04-03 Gold hits record $197 an ounce in Paris
  • 1974-11-15 International Energy Agency formed in Paris within OECD framework in the wake of the 1973 oil crisis
  • 1975-01-19 4 mail truck assault on El Al B-747 in Paris, escape to Iraq
  • 1975-04-07 Preliminary meeting in Paris on world economic crisis between oil-exporting, oil-importing, and non-oil Third World countries
  • 1975-05-28 19th European Cup: Bayern Munich beats Leeds United 2-0 at Paris
  • 1975-10-24 Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris
  • 1976-05-24 In the Judgment of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world's best wines
  • 1977-01-12 Anti-French demonstrations takes place in Israel after Paris released Abu Daoud, responsible 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes
  • 1977-01-23 $1.5-million Serge Lepage dress exhibited, Paris
  • 1977-02-06 Alain Prieur jumps his motorcycle 65 m over 16 buses, near Paris

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1977-03-20 Parisians elect former PM Jacques Chirac as 1st mayor in a century

President of France Jacques Chirac
President of France
Jacques Chirac

  • 1978-01-23 Belgian industrial Haron Empain kidnapped in Paris
  • 1978-04-22 23rd Eurovision Song Contest: Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta for Israel wins singing "A-Ba-Ni-Bi" in Paris
  • 1978-05-20 3 PFLP members kill a police officer near El Al airlines in Orly Airport, Paris
  • 1978-07-31 Gunman shoots his way into Iraqi Embassy in Paris
  • 1978-08-01 Commandos occupy Iraqi embassy in Paris, 1 dead
  • 1979-10-15 Chinese premier Hwa Kwofeng visits Paris
  • 1980-09-18 'Les Miserables' opens at Palais des Sports, Paris
  • 1980-10-03 4 die in attack on a synagogue in Paris
  • 1981-05-27 25th European Cup: Liverpool beats Real Madrid 1-0 at Paris
  • 1981-07-29 Former Iranian president Bani Sadr flees to Paris
  • 1981-10-22 The TGV railway service Paris-Lyon is inaugurated.
  • 1982-03-20 France beats Ireland, 22-9 at the Parc des Princes, Paris but the Irish take the Five Nations Rugby Championship with a 3-1 record and also their 5th Triple Crown
  • 1983-04-10 Hennie Kuiper (Neth) wins Paris-Roubaix cycle race
  • 1984-06-27 UEFA European Championship Final, Parc des Princes, Paris, France: Michel Platini & Bruno Bellone score as France beats Spain, 2-0
  • 1985-01-25 "Black & Blue" premieres in Paris
  • 1985-04-30 "Shoah", French documentary about the Holocaust, directed by Claude Lanzmann, starring Richard Glazar and Raul Hilberg, premieres in Paris
  • 1985-10-02 Russian party leader Gorbachev visits Paris (his first trip abroad)
  • 1986-09-14 Bomb attack in Paris, 2 killed
  • 1986-09-15 Bomb attack in Paris, 1 dead
  • 1986-09-17 Bomb attack in Paris, 6 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1986-11-02 German tennis star Boris Becker wins his third tournament in 3 weeks in different continents; beats Sergio Casal of Spain 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 in the final of the Paris Open after victories in Japan and Australia

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • 1986-12-01 Musée d'Orsay opens in Paris
  • 1989-01-07 International Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris
  • 1989-01-14 29 year old French woman gives birth to sextuplets in Paris
  • 1989-03-19 Ice Dance Championship at Paris won by M Klimova & S Ponomarenko (USSR)
  • 1989-03-19 Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by E Gordeeva & S Grinkov (USSR)
  • 1989-03-19 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Kurt Browning (CAN)
  • 1989-03-19 Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Paris won by Midori Ito (Japan)

FranceLouvre Pyramid

1989-03-29 I. M. Pei's pyramidal entrance to the Louvre opens in Paris

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I. M. Pei's masterpiece at night in the main courtyard (Cour Napoléon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre)
I. M. Pei's masterpiece at night in the main courtyard (Cour Napoléon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre)
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  • 1989-07-14 Jessye Norman sings French national anthem, La Marseillaise at the Place de la Concorde, Paris, to celebrate 200th anniversary of the French Revolution
  • 1989-09-06 Police computer accuses 41,000 Parisians of murder/prostitution
  • 1991-10-23 "Les Miserables" opens at Mogador Theatre, Paris
  • 1992-04-12 Euro Disney (Disneyland Paris) opens in Marne-la-Vallee, France
  • 1992-07-20 Round World Air Race begins in Paris
  • 1993-03-20 France beats Wales, 26-10 at Parc des Princes, Paris for it's 10th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship
  • 1995-05-10 Real Zaragoza of Spain win 35th European Cup Winner's Cup against Arsenal of England 2-1 in Paris
  • 1995-07-25 A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.

Agreement of InterestDayton Agreement

1995-12-14 The Dayton Agreement is signed in Paris by leaders of various governments ending the conflict in the former Yugoslavia including Slobodan Milošević, Alija Izetbegović, Franjo Tuđman and Bill Clinton

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The full and official signing of the Dayton Agreement in Paris, France
The full and official signing of the Dayton Agreement in Paris, France
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  • 1996-07-17 Paris-bound flight TWA 800, explodes off the coast of Long Island, New York, killing all 230 on board the Boeing 747
  • 1997-03-15 France beats Scotland, 47-20 at Parc des Princes, Paris to claim an 11th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship and 5th Triple Crown; fly-half Christophe Lamaison lands 6 penalties and 3 conversions
  • 1997-07-22 Fire breaks out at Palais de Chaillot in Paris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997-08-31 Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a car crash in a road tunnel in Paris

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • 1997-12-12 Carlos the Jackal, "professional revolutionary", goes on trial in Paris
  • 2000-07-25 Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2002-07-24 On 200th anniversary of his birth French author Alexandre Dumas' ('The Three Musketeers') ashes are interred in the Panthéon in Paris in a televised ceremony

  • 2002-11-06 12 people are killed in a fire on board a train headed for Vienna from Paris.
  • 2002-12-01 Davis Cup Tennis, Paris: Mikhail Youzhny beats Paul-Henri Mathieu 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 to give Russia 3-2 win over France; only time in event history that a 2-set deficit turned around in a live 5th rubber of a Final
  • 2003-08-11 A heat wave in Paris results in temperatures rising to 112°F (44° C), leaving about 144 people dead.
  • 2004-05-23 Part of Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport's Terminal 2E collapses, killing four people and injuring three others.
  • 2004-11-21 The Paris Club agrees to write off 80% (up to $100 billion) of Iraq's external debt.
  • 2004-11-27 New Zealand's All Blacks thump Six Nations Rugby Union Champions France 45-6 in Paris
  • 2005-07-06 IOC awards London the right to host the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 with a vote of 54 to 50 over Paris on the fourth and final ballot.

Sport awardFederation Cup

2005-09-18 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Paris, France: Russian pair Elena Dementieva & Dinara Safina win deciding doubles rubber 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 over Amélie Mauresmo & Mary Pierce of France; clinches Russia's 2nd consecutive title, 3-2

Tennis Player Mary Pierce
Tennis Player
Mary Pierce
  • 2005-10-27 Riots begin in Paris after the deaths of two Muslim teenagers.
  • 2009-06-01 Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. All 228 passengers and crew were killed.
  • 2011-02-25 French fashion house Christian Dior suspends its chief designer John Galliano after he is arrested for an anti-semitic verbal attack in Paris
  • 2011-09-08 Fashion designer John Galliano is found guilty of anti-semitic remarks in a Paris court and fined €6,000
  • 2013-02-04 Paris, France annuls 213 year old law banning women from wearing trousers
  • 2013-05-12 Paris Saint-Germain win the Ligue 1 French football title
  • 2013-07-12 8 people are killed after a commuter train derails in Paris
  • 2014-05-16 Paris Saint-Germain F.C. & Manchester City F.C. are each fined €60 million for breaching Fair Play Regulations
  • 2014-12-07 Mayor of Paris calls for diesel cars to be banned from the French Capital by 2020, in order to reduce pollution

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-01-07 Terrorist attack on the offices of satirical newspaper "Charlie Hebdo" in Paris kills 12 (including Jean Cabut and Stéphane Charbonnier), injures 11

Film release premierFilm Premier

2015-05-29 "Jurassic World", directed by Colin Trevorrow and starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard premieres in Paris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-08-13 US Government formally returns to France Picasso's painting La Coiffeuse, stolen from Paris' National Museum of Modern Art in 2001

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso
  • 2015-08-21 Terrorist attack on train between Amsterdam and Paris thwarted by 4 passengers overpowering gunman
  • 2015-11-13 Terror attacks in Paris at 3 locations leave at least 129 dead. Isis claim responsibility.
  • 2015-11-15 France launches air strikes on Isis stronghold Raqqa in Syria in wake of terror attack on Paris
  • 2015-11-18 French police raid terrorist cell in Saint Denis, killing 2 including the leader of the Paris terror attacks Abdelhamid Abaaoud
  • 2015-11-30 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change or COP21 begins in Paris
  • 2015-12-12 COP21 climate change summit in Paris reaches a deal between 195 countries to limit the rise in the global average temperature to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels
  • 2016-02-12 Fiji becomes the first country to ratify the UN climate deal (signed Paris, December 2015)
  • 2016-03-19 England beats France 31-21 at Stade de France, Paris to claim Six Nations Rugby Championship; secure their first Grand Slam since 2003; Owen Farrell with 7 goals, England's 2nd-highest points scorer behind Jonny Wilkinson
  • 2016-04-22 Paris Agreement on climate change signed in New York binding 195 nations to an increase in the global average temperature to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the increase to 1.5°C
  • 2016-05-19 EgyptAir flight MS804 goes missing over the Mediterranean on route Paris to Cairo
  • 2016-06-03 A week of heavy rains in Germany and France leave 10 dead and closing Paris museums along the Seine, including the Louve

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016-10-02 Kim Kardashian is robbed at gunpoint of $10 million worth of jewelry in her hotel in Paris

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian
  • 2016-11-04 Paris Agreement on climate change becomes effective
  • 2017-04-20 Terrorist attack on police van on Champs Élysées, Paris 1 police officer killed, 2 injured

AgreementAgreement of Interest

2017-06-01 US President Donald Trump announces the US is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017-07-13 US President Donald Trump arrives in Paris for a 2-day visit with French President Emmanuel Macron

President of France Emmanuel Macron
President of France
Emmanuel Macron
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2017-09-13 International Olympic Committee announces Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) will host the Olympic games
  • 2017-12-09 Funeral for French rock star Johnny Hallyday draws hundreds of thousands onto Paris streets
  • 2018-03-01 Parisian designer Riccardo Tisci is named the new designer of British brand Burberry after the exit of Christopher Bailey

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 772

  • 1914-12-04 Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (Spy Who Loved Me), born in Paris, France (d. 1993)
  • 1915-03-15 David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris)
  • 1915-09-29 Brenda Marshall [Ardis Ankerson], American actress (The Sea Hawk, Paris After Dark), born in Island of Negros, Philippines (d. 1992)
  • 1915-12-17 André Claveau, French pop singer and actor (Dors, mon amour), born in Paris; (d. 2003)

Person of interestEdith Piaf

1915-12-19 Édith Piaf [Édith Giovanna Gassion], French chanteuse (Little Sparrow, Le Vie En Rose), born in Paris, France (d. 1963)

Singer Edith Piaf
Singer
Edith Piaf
  • 1916-12-31 Suzy Delair, French actress and singer (The Murderer Lives at Number 21, Utopia, White Paws), born in Paris, France (d. 2020)
  • 1917-04-22 Yvette Chauviré, French ballerina, born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • 1917-09-11 Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and racehorse owner, born in Paris (d. 2001)
  • 1917-10-20 Jean-Pierre Melville, director (A Cop), born in Paris, France
  • 1917-11-22 Bridget Bate Tichenor (born Bridget Pamela Arkwright Bate), Mexican surrealist painter, born in Paris, France
  • 1918-01-28 Suzanne Flon, French actress (One Deadly Summer, Moulin Rouge), born in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, Seine (d. 2005)
  • 1918-04-11 Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, French journalist, born in Paris
  • 1918-04-17 Anne Shirley [Dawn Evelyeen Paris], British actress (The Devil and Daniel Webster, Murder My Sweet), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1918-04-23 Maurice Druon, French writer and journalist (Prix Goncourt), born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • 1918-04-25 Gérard de Vaucouleurs, French astronomer, born in Paris (d. 1995)
  • 1918-05-18 Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (Last Tango in Paris, In the Name of the Law), born in Mogliano, Marche, Italy (d. 2003)
  • 1918-10-10 Jean Gimpel, French author and medievalist, born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • 1919-04-12 Maurice Girodias, French publisher and founder (Olympia Press), born in Paris (d. 1990)
  • 1919-04-13 Roland Gaucher, French journalist, born in Paris (d. 2007)
  • 1919-09-09 Jacques Marin, French character actor (The Vintage, Charade), born in Paris, France (d. 2001)
  • 1919-10-12 Andre Casanova, composer, born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • 1919-11-10 François Périer [Pillu], French actor (Gervaise, Fantasia, Les Mains Sales), born in Paris, France (d. 2002)
  • 1920-01-22 George Breakston, French-American producer, actor and director (Jungle Stampede, It Happened One Night), born in Paris, France (d. 1973)
  • 1920-04-04 Éric Rohmer [Maurice Schérer], French director, journalist and teacher (My Night at Maud's, Claire's Knee, Le rayon vert), born in Tulle, Corrèze, France (d. 2010)
  • 1920-04-13 Claude Cheysson, French politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Paris (d. 2012)
  • 1920-04-17 Genevieve [Ginette Auger], French actress and singer (The Jack Paar Show), born in Paris, France (d. 2004)
  • 1920-05-16 Dave Philley, Texas, Major League Baseball switch-hitter (record 9 straight pinch hits), born in Paris, France (d. 2012)
  • 1920-09-30 Aldo Parisot, Brazilian-American musician and cellist
  • 1920-10-24 Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, French mathematician, born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • 1921-04-20 Janine Sutto, French-Canadian actress and comedian (Guide de la petite vengeance), born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • 1921-06-21 Jean de Broglie, French politician, born in Paris (d. 1976)
  • 1921-06-26 Violette Szabo, French WWII secret agent, born in Paris, France (d. 1945)
  • 1922-03-27 Stefan Wul, French sci-fi author (The Temple of the Past), born in Paris (d. 2003)
  • 1922-04-11 Antoine Blondin, French writer (L'Europe buissonnière), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • 1922-04-13 Jean Topart, French voice and film actor regarded as "one of the inimitable voices of French cinema" (Fantastic Planet), born in Paris, France (d. 2012)
  • 1922-05-03 Marina Svetlova, American ballerina and choreographer (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo), born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • 1922-07-02 Pierre Cardin, Italian-French fashion designer, born in San Biagio di Callalta, Italy
  • 1922-07-03 François Reichenbach, French director (La douceur du Village), born in Paris (d. 1993)
  • 1922-08-22 Micheline Presle [Chassagne], French actress (Nea, Donkey Skin), born in Paris, France
  • 1922-09-07 Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host, born in Paris (d. 2007)
  • 1922-09-16 Marcel Mouloudji, French singer, born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • 1922-09-16 Guy Hamilton, British director (Goldfinger), born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • 1922-10-21 Liliane de Bettencourt, French heir to L'Oreal and richest woman in the world from 2016, born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • 1923-02-06 Maurice Le Roux, French composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1992)
  • 1923-09-08 Francois Chaumette, French actor (Le Bossu, They Never Slept, Christine), born in Paris, France (d. 1996)
  • 1923-09-11 Betsy Drake, French-born American actress and writer (Every Girl Should be Married), born in Paris, France (d. 2015)
  • 1923-09-13 Édouard Boubat, French photographer, born in Montmartre, Paris (d. 1999)
  • 1923-09-18 Queen Anne of Romania [Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma], wife of Michael I King of Romania, born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • 1924-04-20 Nina Foch, Dutch-American actress (The Ten Commandments, Spartacus, An American in Paris), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 2008)
  • 1924-04-29 Renée "Zizi" Jeanmaire, French dancer and actress (Carmen, Hans Christian Anderson), born in Paris, France (d. 2020)
  • 1924-05-07 Albert Band, American film director, born in Paris (d. 2002)
  • 1924-05-22 Charles Aznavour [Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian], French-Armenian singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • 1924-05-22 Claude André François Ballif, French composer, born in Paris (d. 2004)
  • 1924-06-06 Serge Nigg, French composer, born in Paris (d. 2008)
  • 1924-06-21 Jean Laplanche, French psychoanalytic thinker, born in Paris (d. 2012)
  • 1924-07-09 Pierre Cochereau, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1984)
  • 1924-08-01 Georges Charpak, Polish-French physicist who invented and developed subatomic particle detectors (Nobel 1992), born in Paris, France (d. 2010)
  • 1924-10-10 Ludmilla Tchérina, French prima ballerina, artist, actress, choreographer and author (Sins of Rome), born in Paris, France (d. 2004)
  • 1924-10-27 Alain Bombard, French Biologist, Physician, and Politician who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat to test his theory that a shipwrecked person could survive without provisions, born in Paris, France
  • 1924-11-12 Audouin Dollfus, French Astronomer (discovered Janus, a moon of Saturn), born in Paris, France
  • 1924-12-19 Michel Tournier, French writer (Friday, or, The Other Island), born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • 1925-01-18 Gilles Deleuze, French philosopher (Difference and Repetition), born in Paris, France (d. 1995)
  • 1925-04-30 Corinne Calvet, French actress (Phantom of Hollywood, Apache Uprising), born in Paris, France (d. 2001)
  • 1925-07-25 Jerry Paris, American director (Happy Days) and actor (Dick Van Dyke Show-Jerry), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1986)
  • 1925-08-30 Laurent de Brunhoff, French writer and illustrator (Babar the Elephant), born in Paris
  • 1925-09-08 Denise Darcel, French actress (Dangerous When Wet), born in Paris (d. 2011)
  • 1925-12-07 Hernando da Silva Ramos, French-Brazilian racing driver, born in Paris
  • 1925-12-27 Michel Piccoli, actor (Topaz, Peril, May Fools), born in Paris, France
  • 1926-01-24 Robert Delpire, French publisher, editor and photographer, born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • 1926-03-01 Robert Clary [Widerman], French-American actor, published author, artist and lecturer (LeBeau-Hogan's Heroes), born in Paris, France
  • 1926-04-10 Jacques Castérède, French composer and pianist (Pandora's Box), born in Paris (d. 2014)
  • 1926-08-05 Betsy Jolas, French composer, born in Paris

Person of interestRené Goscinny

1926-08-14 René Goscinny, French cartoonist (Asterix), born in Paris, France (d. 1977)

Author and Cartoonist René Goscinny
Author and Cartoonist
René Goscinny
  • 1926-08-17 Jean Poiret [Jean-Gustave Poiré], French actor, director, and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles), born in Paris, France (d. 1992)
  • 1926-08-22 Marc Bohan, French fashion designer, born in Paris
  • 1926-10-09 Danièle Delorme [Gabrielle Girard], French actress (Pardon My Affair), born in Paris (d. 2015)
  • 1926-12-24 Paul Buissonneau, French-born Quebec theatre director, born in Paris, France (d. 2014)
  • 1927-08-07 Carl Switzer, American actor (Our Gang, Beginner's Luck, General Spanky), born in Paris, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • 1927-09-07 François Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • 1927-11-24 Agustín Edwards, Chilean media tycoon (El Mercurio), born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • 1927-12-09 Pierre Henry, French composer (considered pioneer of musique concrète), born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • 1927-12-13 Geneviève Page [Bonjean], French actress (Madame Anais-Belle de Jour, Day & the Hour), born in Paris, France
  • 1928-01-23 Jeanne Moreau, French actress (Going Places, Jules & Jim), born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • 1928-04-02 Serge Gainsbourg, Russian-French singer (Ford Mustang), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • 1928-04-19 Alexis Korner, British blues musician (Blues Inc - "Bootleg Him"), born in Paris, France (d. 1984)
  • 1928-07-10 Bernard Buffet, French painter (Expressionism), born in Paris (d. 1999)
  • 1928-07-26 Elliott Erwitt [Elio Romano], French-American photographer (Gimme Shelter), born in Paris, France
  • 1928-08-03 Cécile Aubry, French actress (The Black Rose), author (Belle et Sébastien), television screenwriter and director, born in Paris, France (d. 2010)
  • 1928-12-31 Siné [Maurice Sinet], French cartoonist, born in Paris, France (d. 2016)
  • 1929-01-14 Aleksander Petrovic, French-born Serbian & Yugloslav film director, born in Paris, France (d. 1994)
  • 1929-04-23 George Steiner, French-American literary critic and educator, born in Paris (d. 2020)
  • 1929-05-02 Luc Ferrari, French composer, born in Paris (d. 2005)
  • 1929-07-27 Marc Wilkinson, Australian composer, born in Paris
  • 1929-09-07 Gil Wolman, French artist, born in Paris (d. 1995)
  • 1929-10-26 Georgette Amowitz, French choreographer and educator, born in Paris, France (d. 2008)
  • 1929-12-09 Michel Fano, French composer, born in Paris
  • 1929-12-21 Jack Philip Cannon, British composer & teacher, born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • 1930-04-29 Jean Rochefort, French actor (Man on the Train, The Artist and the Model), born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • 1930-05-22 Marisol (Maria Sol) Escobar, Venezuelan sculptor, born in Paris, France (d. 2016)
  • 1930-05-25 Sonia Rykiel, French fashion designer, born in Paris (d. 2016)

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