French History (Part 24)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 2,769

  • 1949-04-13 Philippe Petit, Nemours France, juggler/aerialist
  • 1949-04-19 Paloma Picasso, [Gilot], actress (Immoral Tales), born in Paris, France
  • 1949-04-24 Véronique Sanson, French singer and songwriter, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris
  • 1949-04-25 Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician, born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • 1949-06-04 Gabriel Arcand, French Canadian actor

Person of interestMeryl Streep

1949-06-22 Meryl Streep, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice), born in Summit, New Jersey

Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
  • 1949-09-30 Michel Tognini, Vincennes France, astronaut (Soyuz TM-15, sk: STS 93)
  • 1949-10-22 Arsène Wenger, French football manager (Arsenal 1996-2018), born Strasbourg, France
  • 1950-01-15 Marius Trésor, French footballer
  • 1950-02-22 Miou-Miou [Sylvette Herry], actress (Dog Day, My Other Husband), born in Paris, France
  • 1950-03-23 Corrine Clery, actress (Moonraker, Yor), born in Paris, France
  • 1950-05-20 Yvon Lambert, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1950-05-30 Bertrand Delanoë, French politician
  • 1950-06-21 Gérard Lanvin, French actor
  • 1951-02-06 Jacques Villeret, French film actor (d. 2005)
  • 1951-04-16 Pierre Toutain-Dorbec, French photographer
  • 1951-05-16 Christian Lacroix, French fashion designer, born in Arles
  • 1951-06-16 Michel Viso, French cosmonaut
  • 1951-06-23 Michèle Mouton, French race car driver
  • 1951-07-16 Jean-Luc Mongrain, French-Canadian journalist
  • 1951-11-01 Fabrice Luchini, French actor
  • 1951-12-20 Gilbert Montagné, French musician
  • 1952-01-25 Sara Mandiano, French singer and songwriter
  • 1952-02-05 Daniel Balavoine, French singer and songwriter (d. 1986)
  • 1952-03-14 J Fred Muggs, chimpanzee (Today show), born in French Cameroon
  • 1952-03-16 Philippe Kahn, French-American entrepreneur
  • 1952-03-26 Didier Pironi, French Formula One driver (d. 1987)
  • 1952-03-27 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • 1952-04-01 Bernard Stiegler, French philosopher
  • 1952-04-02 Thierry Le Luron, French humorist, born in Paris (d. 1986)
  • 1952-04-16 Michel Blanc, French actor
  • 1952-04-22 François Berléand, French actor
  • 1952-04-24 Jean Paul Gaultier, French fashion designer (Hermès), born in Arcueil, Val-de-Marne, France
  • 1952-04-30 Jacques Audiard, French film director
  • 1952-05-06 Christian Clavier, French actor
  • 1952-05-11 Renaud Séchan, French composer
  • 1952-05-23 Anne-Marie David, French singer
  • 1952-09-27 Didier Dubois, French mathematician
  • 1952-09-27 André Viger, French Canadian marathoner
  • 1952-10-23 Pierre Moerlen, French drummer and percussionist (d. 2005)
  • 1952-11-24 Thierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor
  • 1952-12-14 Germain Houde, French Canadian actor
  • 1952-12-25 Desireless, French singer
  • 1952-12-26 Andre-Michel Schub, French pianist (Van Cliburn-1981), born in Paris, France
  • 1953-01-03 Angelo Parisi, French heavyweight judo (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1953-03-16 Isabelle Huppert, French actress (The Piano Teacher), born in Paris
  • 1953-04-27 Arielle Dombasle, American-French singer and actress, born in Norwich, Connecticut
  • 1953-09-03 Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director
  • 1953-09-22 Ségolène Royal, French politician
  • 1953-10-04 Tchéky Karyo, Turkish-French actor
  • 1953-10-12 Serge Lepeltier, French politician, born in Le Veurdre, Allier, France
  • 1953-11-14 Dominique de Villepin, Prime Minister of France
  • 1953-11-23 Francis Cabrel, French singer
  • 1953-12-24 François Loos, French politician
  • 1954-01-01 Fr David, rocker, born in Paris, France
  • 1954-01-28 Anicee Alvina, actress (Friends), born in Paris, France
  • 1954-03-04 François Fillon, French politician and Prime Minister of France (2007-12), born in Le Mans, Sarthe, France
  • 1954-04-20 Gilles Lupien, French Canadian ice hockey player, born in Lachute, Canada
  • 1954-07-20 Jay Jay French [John French Segall], American rock guitarist (Twisted Sister), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestFrançois Hollande

1954-08-12 François Hollande, 24th President of France (Socialist: 2012-), born in Rouen, France

French President François Hollande
French President
François Hollande
  • 1954-08-24 Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-08-25 Gilbert "Gibus" Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist
  • 1954-09-17 Joël-François Durand, French composer
  • 1954-10-13 Claude Ribbe, French historian
  • 1954-11-08 David Bret, Anglo-French biographer and broadcaster
  • 1954-12-06 Miles Chapin, American actor (French Postcards, Get Crazy, Funhouse), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestNicolas Sarkozy

1955-01-28 Nicolas Sarkozy, 23rd President of France (2007-12), born in Paris, France

President of France Nicolas Sarkozy
President of France
Nicolas Sarkozy
  • 1955-03-04 Dominique Pinon, French actor
  • 1955-03-25 Daniel Boulud, French chef and restaurateur
  • 1955-04-05 Charlotte de Turckheim, French actress (Jefferson in Paris), born in Montereau-Fault-Yonne, France
  • 1955-04-18 Anne-Marie Palli, Ciboure France, LPGA golfer (1992 ShopRite)
  • 1955-04-30 Nicolas Hulot, French journalist
  • 1955-06-21 David Marshall Grant, actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1955-06-21 Michel Platini, French footballer
  • 1955-06-23 Jean Tigana, French footballer
  • 1955-06-27 Isabelle Adjani, actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-07-29 Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor
  • 1955-08-11 Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
  • 1955-09-29 Benoît Ferreux, French actor
  • 1955-10-07 Yo-Yo Ma, world famous cellist (2001 National Medal of Arts, 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-11-09 Bob Nault, French Canadian politician

Person of interestChristine Lagarde

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

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Christine Lagarde
  • 1956-01-14 Étienne Daho, French singer and songwriter
  • 1956-02-11 Didier Lockwood, French violinist
  • 1956-04-08 Christine Boisson, French actress
  • 1956-05-03 Marc Bellemare, French-Canadian lawyer and politician, born in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
  • 1956-05-26 Frédéric Dutoit, French politician
  • 1956-08-11 Pierre-Louis Lions, French mathematician
  • 1956-08-15 Lorraine Desmarais, French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer
  • 1956-08-16 Dominic Erban, French rugby international player
  • 1956-12-20 Blanche Baker, American actress/Carroll Baker's Daughter (French Postcard), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-04-28 Leopold Eyharts, French cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28/27)
  • 1957-05-13 Claudie Andre-Deshays, French cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-24)
  • 1957-05-26 François Legault, French Canadian politician
  • 1957-06-15 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • 1957-08-18 Carole Bouquest, actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Paris, France
  • 1957-09-09 Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French pianist
  • 1957-10-11 Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley)
  • 1957-11-16 Jacques Gamblin, French actor
  • 1957-11-30 Joël Champetier, French Canadian author

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