English History (Part 29)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2801 - 2,900 of 4,830

  • 1941-08-29 Robin Leach, TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous), born in London, England
  • 1941-08-30 John McNally, rock guitarist/vocalist (Searchers), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1941-09-04 Joanna Van Gyseghem, English actress
  • 1941-09-06 Monica Mason, England's ballerina, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1941-09-09 Les Braid, England, bass (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
  • 1941-09-19 Jim Fox, England, pentathlete (Olympics-1972)
  • 1941-09-27 Peter Bonetti, English footballer
  • 1941-09-29 Frederick "Fred" West, British contractor and serial killer (12 charges of murder), born in Herefordshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1941-10-07 Martin Murray, rocker (Honeycombs), born in London, England
  • 1941-10-12 Michael Mansfield, English barrister, born in London
  • 1941-10-19 Simon Ward, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • 1941-10-22 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014)
  • 1941-10-28 Hank Marvin, England, [Brian Rankin], rocker
  • 1941-11-03 Brian Poole, Essex England, vocalist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
  • 1941-11-06 James Bowman, English countertenor, born in Oxford, England
  • 1941-11-18 David Hemmings, Guilford England, actor (Blow-up, Barbarella)
  • 1941-11-21 Juliet Mills, actress (Nanny & the Professor, QB VII), born in London, England
  • 1941-12-05 David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • 1941-12-15 Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go)
  • 1941-12-27 Michael 'Mike' Pinder, rocker (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1941-12-29 Ray Thomas, England, rock vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
  • 1941-12-31 Sarah Miles, Essex England, actress (Ryan's Hope, Big Sleep, Venom)
  • 1942-01-05 Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader

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1942-01-08 Stephen Hawking, English physicist (Black Holes & Baby Universes), born in Oxford, England

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Physicist
Stephen Hawking
  • 1942-01-19 Michael Crawford [Michael Patrick Smith], British Broadway star (Phantom of the Opera), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • 1942-02-05 Susan Hill, English playwright (Magic Apple Tree)
  • 1942-02-22 Christine Keeler, British model and showgirl (Profumo affair), born in Uxbridge, England (d. 2017)
  • 1942-02-24 Paul Jones, England, rocker (Manfried Mann-Mighty Quinn)
  • 1942-02-28 Brian Jones [Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones], English musician (Rolling Stones), born in Gloucestershire, England (d. 1969)
  • 1942-03-03 Mike Pender, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1942-03-08 Ralph Ellis, England, rhythm (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
  • 1942-03-12 Brian O'Hara, English rock musician (The Foremost), born in Liverpool (d. 1999)
  • 1942-03-14 Rita Tushingham, English actress (Green Eyes, Doctor Zhivago), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1942-03-14 John Whittaker, English real estate developer (Peel Holdings)
  • 1942-03-15 Hughie Flint, rock drummer (Bonzo Dog Band), born in London, England
  • 1942-03-22 Jon Arthur English, composer
  • 1942-03-25 Richard O'Brien, English actor and writer (Rocky Horror Show)
  • 1942-03-25 Kim Woodburn, English television personality
  • 1942-03-27 Michael York, British actor (Cabaret, Logan's Run, 3 Musketeers), born in Fulmer, Buckinghamshire
  • 1942-03-27 Michael Jackson, British writer and journalist, born in Wetherby, Yorkshire (d. 2007)
  • 1942-03-30 Graeme Edge, England, rock drummer (Moody Blues-Your Wildest Dreams)
  • 1942-04-10 Ian Callaghan, English footballer
  • 1942-04-19 Alan Price, England, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • 1942-04-27 Gordon Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)
  • 1942-05-03 Lynn Farleigh, Bristol England, actress (Lovers of Their Time)
  • 1942-05-09 Mike Millward, English musician (The Fourmost), born in Bromborough, Cheshire (d. 1966)
  • 1942-05-12 Ian Dury, English rock musician (The Blockheads) and actor (Judge Dredd), born in Upminster, Essex (d. 2000)
  • 1942-05-14 Lord McAlpine, English contractor/multi-millionaire
  • 1942-05-15 Anthony Wayne England, PhD/astronaut (STS 51-F), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1942-05-18 Simon Isaacs, 4th Marquess of Reading, English aristocrat, banker and philanthropist
  • 1942-05-26 Ray Ennis, England, guitar (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)
  • 1942-06-16 John Rostill, English rocker (The Shadows), born in Birmingham (d. 1973)
  • 1942-06-17 Norman Kuhlice, England, rocker (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)

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1942-06-18 Paul McCartney, English musician and member of The Beatles, born in Liverpool, England

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1942-06-24 Arthur Brown, England, rocker (Fire) [or May 24]
  • 1942-07-04 Michael G C F, English prince of Kent
  • 1942-07-23 Myra Hindley, English murderer (d. 2002)
  • 1942-07-27 Barbara Ferris, actress (Nice Girl Like Me), born in London, England
  • 1942-08-13 Sheila Armstrong, English soprano, born in Ashington, Northumberland
  • 1942-08-25 Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), born in Surrey England (d. 1980)
  • 1942-08-30 Jonathan Aitken, English MP
  • 1942-09-03 John Shrapnel, English actor
  • 1942-09-18 Alex Stepney, English football goalkeeper
  • 1942-09-27 Alvin Stardust, English singer, born in Muswell Hill, North London, (d. 2014)
  • 1942-09-29 Ian McShane, Blackburn England, actor (Roots, Bare Essence)
  • 1942-10-16 Dave Lovelady, English musician (The Fourmost), born in Liverpool
  • 1942-10-23 Anita Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)
  • 1942-11-09 Stuart Lipton, English real estate developer and multi-millionaire
  • 1942-12-04 Gemma Jones, English actress
  • 1942-12-15 Dave Clark, rock drummer (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England
  • 1942-12-18 William HAF, English prince/grandson of George V
  • 1942-12-22 Dick Parry, English saxophonist (Pink Floyd, 'Money'), born in Kentford, Suffolk
  • 1942-12-30 Guy Edwards, English racing driver
  • 1942-12-31 Andy Summers, English rock guitarist (Police-Roxanne), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • 1943-01-09 Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
  • 1943-01-11 Henry Cecil, Aberdeen, Scotland, English horse racing trainer
  • 1943-02-07 Gareth Hunt, English actor (d. 2007)
  • 1943-02-16 Anthony Dowell, ballet dancer (Royal Ballet), born in London, England

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1943-02-25 George Harrison, English pop star and Beatle (Traveling Wilburys-My Sweet Lord), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2001)

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1943-03-02 Tony Meehan [Daniel Meehan], English rocker (Drifters, Vipers), born in London, England
  • 1943-03-02 Gordon Black, English industrialist
  • 1943-03-08 Lynn Redgrave, British American actress (Gregory Girl), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • 1943-03-22 Keith Relf, England, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance)
  • 1943-03-29 Eric Idle, English comedian, actor (Monty Python), born in South Shields, England

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1943-03-29 John Major, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1990-97), born in Carshalton, Surrey, England

British Prime Minister John Major
British Prime Minister
John Major
  • 1943-04-03 Jonathan Lynn, Bath England, writer/actor (Greedy, Bar Mitzvah Boy)
  • 1943-04-03 Doreen Tracey, English-born Mouseketeer
  • 1943-04-05 Jonathan Lynn, Bath England, actor (Danny-Doctor in the House)
  • 1943-04-08 Tony Banks, English politician (Labour)
  • 1943-04-08 James Herbert, horror writer (The Rats), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1943-04-16 Dave Peverett, English rocker (Foghat, Savoy Brown), born in London, England
  • 1943-04-20 John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor
  • 1943-04-23 Hugh Davies, English composer, born in Exmouth, Devon (d. 2005)

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1943-05-05 Michael Palin, English comedian (Monty Python, Fish Called Wanda), born in Sheffield, Yorkshire

Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
  • 1943-05-08 Paul Samwell-Smith, Richmond, Surrey, English bassist (The Yardbirds-For Your Love)
  • 1943-05-11 Juliet Harmer, English actress
  • 1943-05-27 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], pop singer and TV personality (Blind Date), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • 1943-05-28 Ray Mitchell, governor (Albany Prison, England)
  • 1943-06-08 Colin Baker, English actor (Sixth Doctor in Doctor Who, Swallows & Amazons), born in London
  • 1943-06-09 Charles Saatchi, English magnate (Saatchi & Saatchi)

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