Paris in History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 615 of 615

  • 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
  • 2018-05-01 Violent May Day protests in Paris by far-left Black Blocs group result in 200 arrests

Film release premierFilm Premier

2018-07-12 "Misson: Impossible - Fallout", directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson, premieres in Paris

Actor Tom Cruise
Actor
Tom Cruise
Actor and Comedian Simon Pegg
Actor and Comedian
Simon Pegg
Actor Henry Cavill
Actor
Henry Cavill

Victory in BattleEnd of World War I

2018-11-11 On centenary of WWI Armistice Day French President Macron urges world to reject Nationalism in speech to under Arc de Triomphe in Paris
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This painting depicts the signing of the armistice which ended World War I in Compiegne, France
This painting depicts the signing of the armistice which ended World War I in Compiegne, France
  • 2018-11-16 The kilogram is refined by abstract constants replacing the Le Grand K, along with the ampere (electrical current) and kelvin (temperature) at a conference in Paris
  • 2018-12-01 Violent demonstrations in Paris, France, by yellow-vest movement with 36,000 protesting nationwide
  • 2018-12-15 Diplomats from 200 countries agree to a set of rules to implement the UN Paris Climate Agreement in Katowice, Poland

FranceNotre Dame on Fire

2019-04-15 Paris cathedral Notre Dame catches fire, toppling its spire and destroying its roof
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Thirty minutes from collapse, the Notre Dame' towers and belfries were saved
Thirty minutes from collapse, the Notre Dame' towers and belfries were saved

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-05-15 Five of world's biggest tech companies pledge to tackle extremist material at "The Christchurch Call" initiative in Paris hosted by Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand Prime Minister
Jacinda Ardern
President of France Emmanuel Macron
President of France
Emmanuel Macron
  • 2019-07-25 High temperature records set across Europe just one day after previous records set, Paris 42.6C (108.7F), Germany 42.6C (108.6F), Netherlands 40.7C (105.2F) , Belgium 40.6C (105.2F)
  • 2019-10-17 The 'Blob', mysterious yellow slime organism (physarum polycephalum) with 720 sexes, moves and can solve problems to go on display at the Paris Zoological Park
  • 2019-11-13 Rediscovered painting "Lucretia" by female baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi sells for $4.1 million at auction in Paris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-11-18 Book written by Charlotte Bronte aged 14 for her toy soldiers bought by the Bronte Society for €600,000 at auction in Paris


Famous Birthdays

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  • 1930-08-23 Michel Rocard, French politician, Prime Minister of France (1988-91), born in Courbevoie, Paris (d. 2016)
  • 1930-10-15 Phillipe Leroy, French actor (Night Porter, Leonardo da Vinci), born in Paris, France
  • 1930-10-23 Gérard Blain, French director and actor (The Friends, Hatari), born in Paris, France (d. 2000)

Person of interestJean-Luc Godard

1930-12-03 Jean-Luc Godard, French director (Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless), born in Paris, France

Director Jean-Luc Godard
Director
Jean-Luc Godard
  • 1931-01-14 Caterina Valente, Italian singer, dancer, and actress (Bon soir, Kathrin!, The Entertainers), born in Paris, France
  • 1931-05-16 Lowell P Weicker, American politician (Sen-R-CT, (1971-88), Governor of Connecticut), born in Paris, France
  • 1931-05-24 Michael Lonsdale, French actor (The Day of the Jackal, Moonraker), born in Paris, France
  • 1931-10-25 Annie Girardot, French actress (Three Rooms in Manhattan, Gypsy, Jacko & Lise), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • 1932-02-06 Francois Truffaut, French director (Jules & Jim, Fahrenheit 451), born in Paris, France (d. 1984)
  • 1932-02-19 Jean-Pierre Ponnele, opera director (Carmina Burana), born in Paris, France
  • 1932-02-24 Michel Legrand, French composer and jazz musician (Summer of '42, Windmills of Your Mind), born in Paris, France (d. 2019)
  • 1932-04-27 Anouk Aimée, French actress (A Man and A Woman), born in Paris
  • 1932-07-11 Alex Hassilev, American actor and folk musician (The Limeliters), born in Paris, France
  • 1932-10-13 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine, Grand Hotel), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • 1932-10-24 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist and Nobel Prize laureate (1991), born in Paris, France (d. 2007)
  • 1932-10-27 Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (Trout), born in Paris, France (d. 2007)
  • 1932-11-28 Gato Barbieri, Latin jazz musician (Last Tango in Paris), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 2016)

Person of interestJacques Chirac

1932-11-29 Jacques Chirac, French politician (President of France, 1995-2007), born in Paris, France (d. 2019)

President of France Jacques Chirac
President of France
Jacques Chirac
  • 1933-01-29 Sacha Distel, French singer (Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head cover), born in Paris, France (d. 2004)
  • 1933-02-26 James Goldsmith, corporate raider (Referendum Party), born in Paris, France

Person of interestPhilippe de Broca

1933-03-15 Philippe de Broca, French film director, born in Paris, France

Film Director Philippe de Broca
Film Director
Philippe de Broca

Person of interestJean-Paul Belmondo

1933-04-09 Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor (Casino Royale, Magnifique), born in Paris, France

  • 1933-05-24 Aharon Lichtenstein, Orthodox Jewish rabbi, born in Paris (d. 2015)
  • 1933-08-18 Roman Polanski, Polish-French film director (Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown, Pirates), born in Paris, France
  • 1933-11-18 Jacques Charpentier, French composer, born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • 1934-02-27 Vincent Fourcade, French interior designer, born in Paris, France (d. 1992)
  • 1934-04-01 Vladimir Posner, Russian-French-American journalist who represented and explained the views of the Soviet Union during the Cold War, born in Paris
  • 1934-07-01 Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter, born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • 1934-07-25 Claude Zidi, French film director and screenwriter (My New Partner), born in Paris
  • 1934-09-14 Sarah Kofman, French philosopher, born in Paris (d. 1994)

Person of interestBrigitte Bardot

1934-09-28 Brigitte Bardot, French actress, model, animal activist and sex kitten (And God Created Women), born in Paris, France

Actress and Model Brigitte Bardot
Actress and Model
Brigitte Bardot
  • 1935-06-06 Jean Gattegno, French translator and scholar, born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • 1935-06-27 Laurent Terzieff, French actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way), born in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France (d. 2010)
  • 1935-12-07 Jean-Claude Casadesus, French conductor, born in Paris, France
  • 1936-05-16 Philippe de Montebello, art exhibitionist (Treasures of Tut), born in Paris, France
  • 1936-06-15 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France
  • 1936-12-11 Hans van den Broek, Dutch politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Paris
  • 1937-01-12 Marie Dubois, French actress (Wise Guys, Jules & Jim), born in Paris, France (d. 2014)
  • 1937-10-30 Claude Lelouch, French movie director (A Man & A Woman, Cat & Mouse, Bolero), born in Paris
  • 1938-02-27 Pascale Petit, French actress (Code Name: Jaguar, End of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • 1938-07-30 Hervé de Charette, French politician, born in Paris
  • 1939-03-14 Bertrand Blier, novelist/director (Going Places), born in Paris, France
  • 1939-03-29 Roland Arnall, American businessman and U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands, born in Paris (d. 2008).
  • 1939-12-06 Tomés Svoboda, Czech composer (Etude), born in Paris, France
  • 1940-06-11 Joey Dee [DiNicola] American singer (The Starliters), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1940-10-19 Michael Gambon, English actor (Singing Detective, Paris at Night)
  • 1941-01-16 Richard Bohringer, French actor (Diva, I Married a Shadow), born in Paris, France

Person of interestBernardo Bertolucci

1941-03-16 Bernardo Bertolucci, Italian director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor), born in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (d. 2018)

Director and Screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci
Director and Screenwriter
Bernardo Bertolucci
  • 1941-04-23 Jacqueline Boyer, French singer (Tom Pillibi), born in Paris
  • 1941-07-13 Jacques Perrin, actress (Cinema Paradiso, 317th Platoon), born in Paris, France
  • 1942-01-05 Dany Sava [Danielle Savalle], French actress (Moon Pilot), born in Paris, France
  • 1942-04-26 Claudine Auger, French actress (Thunderball) and Miss France (1958), born in Paris, France
  • 1942-10-01 Jean-Pierre Joubille, French auto racer (European F2 champion 1976), born in Paris, France
  • 1943-04-23 Hervé Villechaize, French-American actor (Fantasy Island - Ze plane! Ze plane!), born in Paris (d. 1993)
  • 1943-04-27 Eugene Polyakov, Russian balletmaster (Paris Opera Ballet), born in Moscow (d. 1996)
  • 1943-04-28 Jacques Dutronc, French singer (Il est cinq heures, Paris s'éveille), born in Paris
  • 1943-06-15 Johnny Hallyday [Jean-Philippe Smet], French singer and actor known as the "Elvis Presley of France," born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • 1943-08-30 Jean-Claude Killy, French alpine skier (3 Olympic gold 1968), born in Paris, France
  • 1943-10-22 Catherine Deneuve, [Dorleac], actress (Repulsion, Hunger), born in Paris, France
  • 1944-01-17 Françoise Hardy, French singer, born in Paris, France
  • 1944-03-21 Marie-Christine Barrault, actress (Stardust Memories), born in Paris, France
  • 1944-05-05 Jean-Pierre Léaud, French actor (Detective), born in Paris, France
  • 1944-10-06 Merzak Allouache, director (Salut Cousin, Amour a Paris)
  • 1944-10-28 Coluche [Michel Colucci] French comedian (My Best Friend's Girl), born in Paris (d. 1986)
  • 1945-03-28 Johnny Famechon, Australian boxer (WBC featherweight champion), born in Paris, France
  • 1945-06-27 Catherine Lacoste, French golfer (US Women's Open 1967), born in Paris, France
  • 1945-07-10 Jean-Marie Poiré, French film director, born in Paris
  • 1945-08-07 Patrice Mestral, French composer, born in Paris, France
  • 1945-09-13 Alain Louvier, French composer, born in Paris
  • 1945-10-12 Aurore Clément, French actress (Paris, Texas), born in Soissons, Aisne
  • 1945-10-13 Christophe [Daniel Bevilacqua], French singer (Aline), born in Juvisy-sur-Orge, Paris
  • 1946-04-21 Claire Denis, French film director (Chocolat, Beau Travail), born in Paris, France
  • 1946-10-08 Jean-Jacques Beineix, French film director (Betty Blue, Diva), born in Paris
  • 1947-10-09 Isabelle "France" Gall, French pop singer (Donner Pour Donner, Sacré Charlemagne), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • 1947-11-25 Jonathan Kaplan, director (Heart Like a Wheel), born in Paris, France
  • 1948-01-17 Anne Queffélec, French pianist, born in Paris, France
  • 1948-03-11 Dominique Sanda [Varaigne], French actress (The Conformist, 1900, First Love), born in Paris, France
  • 1948-10-08 Stephanie Marrian [Stefanie Khan], French model, actress and comedienne (Benny Hill Show), born in Paris, France
  • 1948-10-10 Séverine [Josiane Grizeau], French singer (Un banc, un arbre, une rue), born in Paris
  • 1948-11-16 Aline Issermann, French director (Amant Magnifiquew), born in Paris
  • 1949-01-18 Philippe Starck, French designer, born in Paris, France
  • 1949-03-02 Alain Chamfort [Le Govic ], French singer, born in Paris, France
  • 1949-04-01 Gérard Mestrallet, French businessman (Engie), born in Paris, France
  • 1949-04-19 Paloma Picasso, French-Spanish businesswoman and jewelry designer (Tiffany & Co.) born in Vallauris, France
  • 1949-04-24 Véronique Sanson, French singer and songwriter, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris
  • 1950-02-22 Miou-Miou [Sylvette Herry], French actress (Dog Day, My Other Husband), born in Paris, France
  • 1950-03-23 Corrine Clery, actress (Moonraker, Yor), born in Paris, France
  • 1950-04-19 Marc Demeyer, Belgian road racing cyclist (Paris-Brussel 1974), born in Avelgem, Belgium (d. 1982)
  • 1951-11-01 Fabrice Luchini, French stage and film actor (Courted), born in Paris
  • 1951-12-20 Gilbert Montagné, French musician, born in Paris, France
  • 1952-03-27 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • 1952-04-02 Thierry Le Luron, French humorist, born in Paris (d. 1986)
  • 1952-12-07 Georges Corraface, Greek-French actor and president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, born in Paris, France
  • 1952-12-25 Desireless [Claudie Fritsch-Mentrop], French singer (Voyage, voyage), born in Paris, France
  • 1952-12-26 Andre-Michel Schub, French pianist (Van Cliburn-1981), born in Paris, France
  • 1953-01-03 Angelo Parisi, French judoka (Olympic gold heavyweight 1980), born in Arpino, Italy
  • 1953-03-16 Isabelle Huppert, French actress (The Piano Teacher), born in Paris
  • 1953-08-16 Kathie Lee Gifford, American TV presenter (Live with Regis & Kathie Lee, Today show), born in Paris, France,
  • 1954-01-01 Fr David, rocker, born in Paris, France
  • 1954-01-28 Anicee Alvina, actress (Friends), born in Paris, France

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