French History (Part 28)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2701 - 2,800 of 2,981

  • 1964-04-15 Lydie Denier, French model and actress (General Hospital), born in Saint-Nazaire, France
  • 1964-05-15 Pierre Trentin, French 1K time trials (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1964-06-11 Jean Alesi, French Formula One driver, born in Avignon, Vaucluse, France
  • 1964-07-01 Bernard Laporte, French Rugby Union coach (France 1999-2007), born in Rodez, France
  • 1964-07-03 Yeardley Smith, French-born American actress (Lisa Simpson-The Simpsons), born in Paris
  • 1964-09-26 Nicki French, English singer, born in Carlisle, United Kingdom
  • 1964-12-19 Beatrice Dalle, French actress (Betty Blue, Sabbath), born in Breast
  • 1965-01-04 Yvan Attal, French actor and director, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1965-02-08 Mathilda May, actress (Lifeforce), born in Paris, France
  • 1965-02-23 Sylvie Guillem, French ballerina (Royal Ballet), born in Paris, France
  • 1965-03-21 Xavier Bertrand, French politician
  • 1965-03-31 Jean-Christophe Lafaille, French mountaineer best known for his solo self-rescue on Annapurna with a broken arm, born in Gap, Hautes-Alpes (d. 2006)
  • 1965-04-19 Natalie Dessay, French soprano and actress, born in Lyon, France
  • 1965-05-20 Bruno Marie-Rose, French runner (world record 200 m indoor)
  • 1965-08-14 Emmanuelle Seigner, French actress (The Smile), born in Paris, France
  • 1965-09-19 Sabine Paturel, French singer (Les Bêtises) and actress, born in Toulon, France
  • 1965-11-16 Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Italian-French actress, screenwriter and film director (A Castle in Italy, Normal People), born in Turin, Italy
  • 1965-11-19 Laurent Blanc, French footballer
  • 1965-12-28 Martine Robine, French journalist and Miss France 1984, born in Comines, Nord, France
  • 1966-01-12 Olivier Martinez, French actor (The Horseman on the Roof), born in Paris, France
  • 1966-04-19 Véronique Gens, French operatic soprano, born in Orléans, France
  • 1966-04-24 Pierre Brassard, French-Canadian humorist and actor, born in Val-d'Or, Canada
  • 1966-04-25 Isabelle Pasco, French actress (Ave Maria) and model (Elle, Vogue), born in Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales, France
  • 1966-05-14 Fab Morvan, French singer-songwriter and dancer (Milli Vanilli with Rob Pilatus), born in Paris, France
  • 1966-05-14 Marianne Denicourt, French actress
  • 1966-05-24 Eric Cantona, French footballer and actor (Looking for Eric), born in Marseille, France
  • 1966-08-14 David Hallyday, French singer-songwriter and actor (He's My Girl), born in Boulougne, France
  • 1966-09-02 Olivier Panis, French race car driver
  • 1966-09-04 Bireli Lagrene, French jazz guitarist, born in Alsace, France
  • 1966-11-17 Sophie Marceau, French actress (Braveheart, L'Amour Braque), born in Paris, France
  • 1966-11-23 Vincent Cassel, French actor
  • 1966-12-05 Patricia Kaas, French pop singer (Mademoiselle Chant), born in Forbach, Lorraine, France
  • 1967-02-10 Jacky Durand, French cyclist, born in Laval, France
  • 1967-05-31 Sandrine Bonnaire, Clermont France, actress (Vagabond, Police)
  • 1967-07-16 Christopher Rocancourt, French con artist, born in Honfleur, Calvados, France

Person of interestStéphane Charbonnier

1967-08-21 Stéphane Charbonnier [Charb], French cartoonist and editor of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, born in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (d. 2015)

  • 1967-09-09 Laurence Tremolet, French cinematographer and actress (Cyclo, Metisse), born in Rodez, France
  • 1967-10-10 Jonathan Littell, French-American writer (The Kindly Ones), born in NYC, New York
  • 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
  • 1967-11-15 François Ozon, French film director
  • 1967-12-23 Carla Bruni, Italian-French model and singer-songwriter, born in Turin, Italy
  • 1968-01-22 Frank Lebœuf, French actor, sports commentator and former footballer (1998 FIFA World Cup), born in Marseille, France
  • 1968-01-27 Patrick Blondeau, French footballer
  • 1968-02-12 Gregory Charles, French-Canadian performing artist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1968-03-09 Youri Djorkaeff, French footballer, born in Lyon, France
  • 1968-03-18 Eudes, duc d'Angoulême, French prince
  • 1968-03-26 Laurent Brochard, French cyclist
  • 1968-04-08 Patricia Girard-Léno, French athlete (100m hurdles)
  • 1968-05-06 Lætitia Sadier, French singer (Stereolab), born in Vincennes, France
  • 1968-05-09 Marie-José Pérec, French athlete (Olympic gold 200m, 400m 1996), born in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe
  • 1968-05-30 Zacarias Moussaoui, French citizen found guilty relating to September 11, 2001 attacks
  • 1968-06-27 Pascale Bussières, French-Canadian actress (Blanche), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1968-07-12 Catherine Plewinski, French swimmer

Person of interestMarine Le Pen

1968-08-05 Marine Le Pen, French politician (President of the National Front Party), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine

President of the National Front Party Marine Le Pen
President of the National Front Party
Marine Le Pen
  • 1968-09-28 Vanessa Vadim, daughter of Jane Fonda/actress (Last Party), born in Paris, France

Person of interestDidier Deschamps

1968-10-15 Didier Deschamps, French footballer and coach (France: 2018 World Cup), born in Bayonne, France

Football Player and Coach Didier Deschamps
Football Player and Coach
Didier Deschamps
  • 1968-10-16 Elsa Zylberstein, French actress
  • 1968-10-28 Marc Lièvremont, French rugby union footballer and coach
  • 1968-11-27 Michael Vartan, French actor
  • 1969-03-05 MC Solaar, French rapper
  • 1969-09-23 Patrick Fiori, French singer
  • 1969-09-26 Anthony Kavanagh, French-Canadian comedian, actor and singer, born in Longueuil, Canada
  • 1969-11-07 Hélène Grimaud, French classical pianist, born in Aix-en-Provence, France
  • 1969-12-09 Bixente Lizarazu, French footballer, born in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • 1969-12-27 Jean-Christophe Boullion, French race car driver
  • 1970-01-27 Emmanuel Pahud, French-Swiss flautist
  • 1970-02-27 Patricia Petibon, French opera singer, born in Montargis, France
  • 1970-05-05 Soheil Ayari, French-Iranian racer, born in Aix-les-Bains, Savoie, France
  • 1970-06-15 Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano
  • 1970-06-23 Yann Tiersen, French musician
  • 1970-07-21 Michael Fitzpatrick, French-American musician (Fitz and The Tantrums), born in Montluçon, France
  • 1970-09-22 Emmanuel Petit, French footballer
  • 1970-12-03 Christian Karembeu, French soccer midfielder (53 caps; Nantes, Olympiacos), born in Lifou, New Caledonia
  • 1971-02-26 Hélène Ségara, French singer, born in Six-Fours-les-Plages, France
  • 1971-04-07 Guillaume Depardieu, French actor
  • 1971-04-09 Jacques Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer (World F1 champion 1997; Indianapolis 500 1995; Indy Car World Series 1995), born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
  • 1971-05-07 Thomas Piketty, French economist and author ("Capital in the Twenty-First Century"), born in Clichy
  • 1971-05-28 Isabelle Carré, French actress
  • 1971-06-10 Bruno N'Gotty, French footballer
  • 1971-07-22 Charlotte Gainsbourg, French British actress (La Bûche, Antichrist), born in London, England
  • 1971-09-01 Lââm [Lamiah], French singer, born in Paris
  • 1971-10-21 Jade Jagger, daughter of Mick & Bianca Jagger, born in Paris, France
  • 1971-11-15 Sandra Kim, [Caldarone], French singer (J'aime la Vie)
  • 1971-12-17 Antoine Rigaudeau, French basketball player
  • 1971-12-21 Matthieu Chedid, French musician, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • 1972-01-01 Lilian Thuram, French soccer defender (record 142 caps; Monaco; Parma; Juventus; Barcelona), born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
  • 1972-03-23 Judith Godrèche, French actress and author
  • 1972-03-29 Michel Ancel, French game designer (Ubisoft), born in Monaco
  • 1972-03-30 Peggy Zlotkowski, Miss France-Universe (1989)
  • 1972-04-21 Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
  • 1972-05-29 Stanislas [Louis Stanislas Renoult], French composer and pop singer (L'Équilibre instable), born in Fontainebleau, France

Person of interestJean Dujardin

1972-06-19 Jean Dujardin, 1st French actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor (The Artist), born in Rueil-Malmaison, Île-de-France

Actor and Comedian Jean Dujardin
Actor and Comedian
Jean Dujardin
  • 1972-06-23 Zinédine Zidane, French soccer midfielder/Real Madrid manager (Champions League 2016-17-18, World Cup 1998), born in Marseille, France
  • 1972-07-06 Isabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer (Parle-moi), born in Sainte-Félicité, Quebec, Canada
  • 1972-12-10 Dimitri Tikovoi, French-born record producer
  • 1972-12-22 Vanessa Paradis, French model (Channel)/actress (White Wedding), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
  • 1973-02-18 Claude Makélélé, French footballer, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 1973-02-28 Nicolas Minassian, French racing driver
  • 1973-04-05 Élodie Bouchez, French actress

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