London in History (Part 18)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 1,991

  • 1966-04-08 Mark Blundell, British auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1992), born in London, England
  • 1966-04-15 Samantha Karen Fox, British pop singer ("Touch Me"), born in London, England
  • 1966-05-13 Alison Goldfrapp, English musician (Goldfrapp), born in London
  • 1966-05-19 Sophia Crawford, English actress and martial artist (Power Rangers), born in London, England

Person of interestHelena Bonham Carter

1966-05-26 Helena Bonham Carter, British actress (Harry Potter, Fight Club, The King's Speech, Enid, The Wings of the Dove), born in London, England

  • 1966-07-12 Allegra Curtis, model and daughter of Christine Kaufmann and Tony Curtis, born in London, England
  • 1966-07-16 Johnny Vaughan, English writer and broadcaster (Capital Breakfast), born in Barnet, London
  • 1966-08-16 Rosey Edeh, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96), born in London, England

Person of interestDavid Cameron

1966-10-09 David Cameron, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 2010-16), born in London, England

British Prime Minister David Cameron
British Prime Minister
David Cameron
  • 1966-10-10 Tony Adams, English footballer (Arsenal & England national team captain), born in Romford, London, England
  • 1966-11-01 Jeremy Hunt, British politician and Foreign Secretary (2018-), born in London, England
  • 1966-11-10 Vanessa Angel, English actress (Weird Science, Kingpin), born in London
  • 1966-11-22 Nicholas Rowe, actor (Young Sherlock Holmes), born in London, England
  • 1966-12-21 Kiefer Sutherland, American actor (Lost Boys, 24), born in London, England
  • 1967-01-14 Emily Watson, British actress (Corpse Bride, War Horse, Red Dragon), born in Islington, London, England
  • 1967-01-14 Saskia Wickham, British actress, born in Holland Park, London
  • 1967-02-27 [Jonathan] Jony Ive, English Designer at Apple Inc. (designed the imac, ipod, iphone), born in Chingford, London
  • 1967-04-26 Marianne Jean-Baptiste, English actress (Secrets & Lies), born in Camberwell, London
  • 1967-08-07 Charlotte Lewis, British actress (Golden Child, Pirates), born in London, England
  • 1967-08-22 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, English-American actor (The Mummy Returns), born in Islington, London
  • 1967-08-24 Michael Lauriston Thomas, English footballer, born in Lambeth, London
  • 1967-09-05 India Hicks, English model, born in London, England
  • 1967-09-07 Toby Jones, British actor (Infamous), born in Hammersmith, London
  • 1967-10-16 Joe Murphy, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks), born in London, England
  • 1967-10-29 Rufus Sewell, English actor (A Knight's Tale, Middlemarch), born in London
  • 1967-11-09 Ricky Otto, English footballer, born in London
  • 1968-03-04 Patsy Kensit, English actress (Lethal Weapon 2, Hanover St), born in London, England
  • 1968-03-23 Damon Albarn, English rock singer-songwriter, and musician (Blur - "Country House"; Gorillaz - "Clint Eastwood"), born in London
  • 1968-03-28 Tim Lovejoy, British television presenter (Soccer AM with Helen Chamberlain), born in Northwood, London
  • 1968-04-03 Charlotte Coleman, British actress (Four Weddings and a Funeral), born in London (d. 2001)
  • 1968-05-03 Jay Darlington, English keyboardist (Kula Shaker), born in London
  • 1968-05-05 Tim Neilsen, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (South Australian 1991), born in Forest Gate, London, England
  • 1968-06-11 Sophie Okonedo, English actress (Hotel Rwanda), born in London
  • 1968-06-13 [Denise] Deniece Pearson, English singer-songwriter (Five Star), born in Islington, London
  • 1968-06-21 Sonique [Sonia Marina Clarke], British musician and DJ, born in London
  • 1968-06-28 Adam Woodyatt, English actor (Ian Beale in EastEnders), born in Walthamstow, London Borough of Waltham Forest, United Kingdom
  • 1968-08-02 John Pinkerton, English computer scientist who designed the first business computer in England, the LEO computer, born in London (d. 1997)
  • 1968-08-22 Paul Colman, British-Australian guitarist (Newsboys, 2006-09), born in London
  • 1968-09-09 Julia Sawalha, English actress (Saffron-Abfab, Chrissy-Buddy's Song), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1968-09-09 Clive Mendonca, English footballer, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1968-10-27 Vinny Samways, English footballer, born in Bethnal Green, London
  • 1968-11-03 Paul Quantrill, Canadian baseball pitcher and coach (MLB All Star 2001; Toronto Blue Jays), born in London, Ontario
  • 1968-12-12 Kate Humble, English television presenter, born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1968-12-23 Quincy Jones III, Swedish-American musician, born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1968-12-25 Don Silvestri, NFL/WLAF kicker (NY Jets, London Monarchs), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-01-22 Olivia d'Abo, English-American actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy), born in London, England
  • 1969-03-12 Karen Snelgrove, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1969-03-17 [Lee] Alexander McQueen, English fashion designer, born in London (d. 2010)
  • 1969-04-20 Chris Jarvis, English children's TV personality, born in Romford, London
  • 1969-04-27 Mica Paris, British Rhythm & Blues singer (So Good), born in London
  • 1969-04-27 Darcey Bussell, British ballerina (Strictly Come Dancing), born in London
  • 1969-05-24 Jacob Rees-Mogg, British politician, Leader of the House of Commons (2019-), born in London, England
  • 1969-08-28 Mary McCartney, English photographer and daughter of Beatle Paul and Linda McCartney, born in London
  • 1969-09-04 Noah Taylor, English-born actor, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1969-09-16 Justine Frischmann, English musician (Elastica), born in Kensington, London

Person of interestKeith Flint

1969-09-17 Keith Flint, English singer, musician and dancer (Prodigy), born in London, England (d. 2019)

Singer and Dancer Keith Flint
Singer and Dancer
Keith Flint
  • 1969-10-09 Steve McQueen, British filmmaker and artist (12 Years a Slave), born in London, England
  • 1969-11-12 Jason Cundy, English footballer and broadcaster, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1969-12-12 Sophie Kinsella, English author (Confessions of a Shopaholic), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1969-12-24 Ed Milliband, British politician (Leader of the Labour Party, 2010–15), born in Fitzrovia, London
  • 1970-01-31 (Amelia) "Minnie" Driver, British-American actress (Good Will Hunting; The Riches), and singer-songwriter (Everything I've Got in My Pocket), born in London, England

Person of interestRachel Weisz

1970-03-07 Rachel Weisz, English actress (The Mummy, The Constant Gardener), born in London, England

Actress Rachel Weisz
Actress
Rachel Weisz
  • 1970-03-26 Martin McDonagh, Anglo-Irish playwright, screenwriter and film director (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), born in London, England
  • 1970-03-27 Brendan Hill, American drummer (Blues Traveler - "Run-Around"), born in London, England
  • 1970-04-11 Delroy Pearson, English rock vocalist (Five Star - "Between The Lines"), born in Islington, London
  • 1970-04-18 Peter Giles, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1970-05-15 Nicola Walker, English actress (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Last Tango in Halifax), born in London

Person of interestNaomi Campbell

1970-05-22 Naomi Campbell, English model and actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped), born in London, England

Supermodel & Actress Naomi Campbell
Supermodel & Actress
Naomi Campbell
  • 1970-06-01 Joshua Compston, English art impresario, born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1970-07-25 Lord Nicholas Windsor, youngest son of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, born in King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London

Person of interestChristopher Nolan

1970-07-30 Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England

  • 1970-08-22 Charlie Connelly, English writer (Attention All Shipping), born in London
  • 1970-09-04 Ione Skye, British-born American actress (Say Anything), born in Hampstead, London
  • 1970-09-13 Louise Lombard, British actress (The House of Eliott), born in Redbridge, London, England
  • 1970-09-18 Dan Eldon, British-Kenyan photojournalist, born in Hampstead, London (d. 1993)
  • 1970-09-29 Emily Lloyd, actress (Wish You Were Here, In Country), born in London, England
  • 1970-10-07 Harold Ellis, English NBA forward (Denver Nuggets), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1970-10-08 Sadiq Khan, British politician and 1st Muslim Mayor of London, born in London
  • 1970-10-24 Alonza Bevan, English bassist (Kula Shaker), born in London
  • 1970-11-12 Harvey Stephens, British child actor, born in Putney, London
  • 1971-01-09 Scott Thornton, Canadian hockey left wing (941 NHL games; Montreal Canadiens, San Jose Sharks), born in London, Ontario
  • 1971-01-09 MF Doom [Daniel Dumile], American hip hop artist, born in London, United Kingdom [1]
  • 1971-01-25 Herman Smith, American football defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs, London Monarchs), born in Mound Bayou, Mississippi
  • 1971-02-11 Damian Lewis, British actor, born in St John's Wood, London
  • 1971-02-27 Derren Brown, British psychological illusionist, born in Purley, London
  • 1971-04-14 Antonio London, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Tullahoma, Tennessee
  • 1971-05-27 Paul Bettany, English actor (A Beautiful Mind), born in London
  • 1971-06-25 Scott Maslen, English actor (EastEnders), born in London
  • 1971-06-27 Jo Frost, British television personality (Supernanny), born in London, England
  • 1971-07-21 Charlotte Gainsbourg, French-British actress (La Bûche, Antichrist), born in London
  • 1971-08-20 David Walliams, English actor, comedian (Come Fly With Me) and children's author, born in London, England
  • 1971-09-13 Stella Nina McCartney, English fashion designer and daughter of Paul & Linda McCartney, born in Lambeth, London
  • 1971-10-11 Natalie Jay, English actress (Baywatch), born in Hendon, London

Person of interestSacha Baron Cohen

1971-10-13 Sacha Baron Cohen, British comedian and actor (Ali G, Borat), born in London, England

Comedian/Actor Sacha Baron Cohen
Comedian/Actor
Sacha Baron Cohen
  • 1971-12-17 Claire Forlani, British actress (Mallrats, Meet Joe Black, Hawaii Five-0), born in Twickenham, London

Person of interestDido

1971-12-25 Dido [Florian O'Malley Armstrong], English pop singer (No Angel; Eminem's "Stan"), born in London, England

Singer Dido
Singer
Dido
  • 1972-01-15 Claudia Winkleman, English television presenter, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1972-03-13 Avrom Smith, American football player (London Monarchs)
  • 1972-05-05 James Cracknell, British rowing champion (Olympic gold 2000, 04), born in Sutton, London
  • 1972-07-23 Seth Dittman, NFL offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colt, London Monarchs)

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