Paris in History (Part 8)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 771 of 771

  • 1954-11-08 David Bret, British biographer and broadcaster, born in Paris
  • 1955-04-05 Charlotte de Turckheim, French actress (Jefferson in Paris), born in Montereau-Fault-Yonne, France
  • 1955-04-15 Dodi Fayed, Egyptian businessman who died in a car crash in Paris with Diana. Princess of Wales, born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1997)
  • 1955-04-18 Amschel Rothschild, British banker (executive chairman of Rothschild Asset Management of the Rothschild banking family of England), born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • 1955-06-27 Isabelle Adjani, French actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-10-07 Yo-Yo Ma, Chinese-American cellist (2001 National Medal of Arts, 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-12-20 Pierre Bokma, Dutch actor (Avonden, Leedvermaak), born in Paris, France

Christine Lagarde

1956-01-01 Christine Lagarde, French lawyer and politician, 1st female head of the IMF, born in Paris

  • 1957-06-15 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • 1957-08-18 Carole Bouquest, French actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Paris, France

Keith Haring

1958-05-04 Keith Haring, American graffiti artist (Vanity Fair, Paris Review) and social activist, born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)

  • 1959-03-13 Kathy Hilton, American socialite-Hilton Hotels, mother of Nikki Hilton and Paris Hilton, born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-03-14 Patrick Dupond, French dancer (La Bayadere), born in Paris, France
  • 1959-12-14 Bob Paris, Canadian-American bodybuilder and gay rights advocate, born in Columbus, Indiana
  • 1960-01-12 Dominique Wilkins, American Basketball HOF forward (9 × NBA All Star 1986–94; NBA scoring champion 1986; NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion 1985, 90; Atlanta Hawks), born in Paris, France
  • 1960-05-16 Anne Parillaud, actress (Subway, Nikita, Innocent Blood), born in Paris, France
  • 1960-07-12 Corynne Charby [Corinne Charbit], French model, actress and pop singer ("Pile ou face" - "Heads Or Tails"), born in Paris, France
  • 1960-08-12 Laurent Fignon, French cyclist (1983 & 1984 Tour de France), born in Paris (d. 2010)
  • 1961-07-05 Isabelle Poulenard, French contemporary soprano, born in Paris
  • 1961-08-23 Alexandre Desplat, French film composer (The Grand Budapest Hotel), born in Paris, France
  • 1962-08-19 Valerie Kaprisky, French actress (Breathless, Public Woman), born in Paris, France
  • 1964-03-09 Juliette Binoche, French actress (The English Patient, Unbearable Lightness), born in Paris, France
  • 1964-07-03 Yeardley Smith, French-born American actress (Lisa Simpson-The Simpsons), born in Paris
  • 1965-02-08 Mathilda May, French actress (Lifeforce), born in Paris, France
  • 1965-02-23 Sylvie Guillem, French ballerina (Royal Ballet), born in Paris, France
  • 1965-08-14 Emmanuelle Seigner, French actress (The Smile), born in Paris, France
  • 1966-01-12 Olivier Martinez, French actor (The Horseman on the Roof), born in Paris, France
  • 1966-05-14 Fab Morvan, French singer-songwriter, dancer, and de-frocked Grammy Award winner (Milli Vanilli with Rob Pilatus), born in Paris, France
  • 1966-11-17 Sophie Marceau, French actress (Braveheart, L'Amour Braque), born in Paris, France
  • 1967-04-17 Aaron Wallace, American NFL defensive end and linebacker (Oakland Raiders), born in Paris, Texas
  • 1967-11-04 Alex Rousseau, US water polo 2m Offense (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Paris, France
  • 1967-11-07 David Guetta, French songwriter, DJ and record producer (One Love, When Love Takes Over), born in Paris, France
  • 1968-09-28 Vanessa Vadim, daughter of Jane Fonda/actress (Last Party), born in Paris, France
  • 1969-12-21 Julie Delpy, French-American actress (Before Sunrise; before Sunset; Before Midnight), singer-songwriter, and director born in Paris, France
  • 1971-09-01 Lââm [Lamiah], French singer, born in Paris
  • 1971-10-21 Jade Jagger, daughter of Mick & Bianca Jagger, born in Paris, France
  • 1972-07-21 Lilach Parisky, Israeli Women's foil fencer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1972-08-27 Chris Imes, US hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in South Paris, Maine
  • 1972-10-25 Esther Duflo, French American economist (2019 Nobel Prize for Economics), born in Paris
  • 1973-01-22 Deon Minor, American 400m runner, born in Paris, Texas
  • 1973-06-17 Louis Leterrier, French film director (The Incredible Hulk), born in Paris
  • 1973-12-16 Kristie Boogert, Rotterdam Neth, tennis star (1996 Paris)
  • 1974-11-03 Tariq Abdul Wahad [Olivier Saint-Jean], French basketball forward, 1997-2003 (1st French player in NBA; Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks, and 2 other teams), born in Paris, France

Marion Cotillard

1975-09-30 Marion Cotillard, French actress (Inception, La Vie en Rose, Rust and Bone), born in Paris, France

  • 1976-09-09 Emma de Caunes, French film actress, born in Paris, France
  • 1977-11-26 Paris Lenon, American football player, born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1978-02-15 Tuan Le, Vietnamese-US poker player, born in Paris, France
  • 1978-03-31 Jérôme Rothen, French soccer winger (France 13 caps, Paris SG, Caen, Monaco), born in Châtenay-Malabry, France
  • 1978-04-27 Adamantia Kontogiorgi, Greek actress (Erotas), born in Paris
  • 1978-08-07 Alexandre Aja, French director, born in Paris, France
  • 1978-12-11 Celine Sciamma, French film director (Tomboy), born in Paris, France
  • 1979-06-28 Florian Zeller, French novelist (La Fascination du Pire) and playwright (The Father), born in Paris, France
  • 1980-06-26 Sinik [Thomas Idir], French singer and rapper (Six o Nine (6-0-9)), born in Paris
  • 1980-07-06 Eva Green, French actress and model (Kingdom of Heaven, Casino Royale), born in Paris, France
  • 1980-12-01 Mubarak Hassan Shami, Qatari athlete (Vienna 2005, Prague 2006, Paris 2007 marathons), born in Baringo, Kenya

Paris Hilton

1981-02-17 Paris Hilton, American actress and heiress (The Simple Life), born in NYC, New York

  • 1981-08-20 Bernard Mendy, French footballer (Paris Saint-Germain), born in Évreux, France
  • 1981-10-03 Zlatan Ibrahimović, Swedish soccer striker (118 caps; Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, PSG, Manchester Utd, LA Galaxy, AC MIlan), born in Malmö, Sweden
  • 1981-11-22 Shangela [D.J. Pierce], American drag queen, comedian, actor, dancer, and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Paris, Texas
  • 1982-04-16 Boris Diaw, French basketball player, born in Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France
  • 1982-06-22 Mati Diop, French Senegalese director and actress (Atlantic), born in Paris, France
  • 1984-10-02 John Morris, American voice actor (Toy Story), born in Paris, Texas
  • 1985-07-01 Lea Seydoux, French actress (Blue Is the Warmest Colour, Spectre), born in Paris, France
  • 1988-01-14 Jordy [Lemoine], French singer, youngest singer (4 years) to have a #1, born in Paris, France
  • 1988-08-21 Paris Bennett, American singer and finalist on American Idol (season 5), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 1989-01-14 29-year-old Marie Claude Adam gives birth to sextuplets by Caesarean section in Port Royale, France

Emma Watson

1990-04-15 Emma Watson, English actress (Hermione Granger-Harry Potter Series), born in Paris, France

  • 1993-01-11 Flora Cross, French-American actress, born in Paris, France

Kylian Mbappé

1998-12-20 Kylian Mbappé, French soccer forward (France, PSG, Monaco), born in Paris, France

  • 2003-08-24 Alexandre Coste, Son of Albert II, Prince of Monaco, born in Paris

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