English History (Part 31)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3001 - 3,100 of 4,660

  • 1946-07-17 Alun Armstrong, English actor (New Tricks), born in Anfield Plain, County Durham
  • 1946-07-23 Andy MacKay, English rock saxophone and oboe player (Roxy Music), born in London
  • 1946-08-15 Tony Robinson, English actor, comedian and author, born in Homerton, London

Person of interestKeith Moon

1946-08-23 Keith Moon, British rock drummer (The Who - "Bell Boy"), born in London, England (d. 1978)

Rocker Keith Moon
Rocker
Keith Moon
  • 1946-08-26 Alison Steadman, actress (Life is Sweet), born in Liverpool, England

Person of interestBarry Gibb

1946-09-01 Barry Gibb, English singer-songwriter (The Bee Gees), born in Douglas, Isle of Man

Bee Gees Singer Barry Gibb
Bee Gees Singer
Barry Gibb
  • 1946-09-09 Pete Gavin, English rocker (Heads Hands & Feet), born in London
  • 1946-09-18 Nicholas Clay, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Streatham, London (d. 2000)
  • 1946-09-19 John Coghlan, English rock drummer (Status Quo), born in London, England
  • 1946-09-19 Brian Henton, English racing driver, born in Castle Donington, Leicestershire
  • 1946-09-27 Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)
  • 1946-09-28 Fiona Lewis, Westcliff England, actress (Stunts, Lisztomania)
  • 1946-09-29 Patricia Hodge, English actress (Heat of the Day, Miranda), born in Cleethorpes, England
  • 1946-10-10 Charles Dance, English actor and director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown), born in Redditch, Worcestershire
  • 1946-10-10 Mildred Grieveson, English writer (Leopard in the Snow), born in England
  • 1946-10-10 Chris Tarrant, English TV presenter (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?), born in Reading, Berkshire, England
  • 1946-10-14 Justin Hayward, English vocalist (Moody Blues - "Nights in White Satin"), born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England
  • 1946-10-17 Vicki Hodge, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac), born in London, England
  • 1946-10-19 Philip Pullman, English writer
  • 1946-10-29 Peter Green [Greenbaum], English guitarist (Fleetwood Mac - "Albatross"), born in Bethnal Green, London (d. 2020) [1] [2]
  • 1946-11-08 Roy Wood, English rock vocalist and cellist (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1946-11-11 Len "Chip" Hawkes, British bassist (The Tremeloes), born in London
  • 1946-11-20 Ray Stiles, English musician (Mud, The Hollies), born in Guildford, England
  • 1946-11-23 Diana Quick, English actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job), born in London
  • 1946-11-26 Angus Suttie, English potter and teacher of art ceramics, born in Tealing, Scotland (d. 1993)
  • 1946-12-10 Ace Kefford, English bassist (The Move), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1946-12-14 Jane Birkin, British pop singer ("Je t'aime... moi non plus") and actress (Dust; Death On The Nile), born in Marylebone, London, England
  • 1946-12-16 Trevor Pinnock, English conductor and harpsichordist (The English Concert), born in Canterbury, England
  • 1946-12-17 Simon Bates, British disk jockey and radio presenter (BBC Radio 1, Classic FM), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1946-12-19 Rosemary Conley, English businesswoman, author and broadcaster
  • 1946-12-29 Marianne Faithfull, English folk-rock singer-songwriter ("As Tears Go By"), born in Hampstead, England
  • 1947-01-04 Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • 1947-01-04 Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter
  • 1947-01-06 Sandy Denny, English singer-songwriter (Fairport Convention-If You Gotta Go), born in London, England

Person of interestDavid Bowie

1947-01-08 David Bowie [David Robert Jones], English rock singer-songwriter ("Space Oddity"; "Changes"; "Ziggy Stardust"), born in London, England (d. 2016)

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
  • 1947-01-11 Anna Calder-Marshall, English actress (Zulu Dawn), born in Kensington, England
  • 1947-01-13 John Lees, British progressive rock guitarist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham, England
  • 1947-01-21 Pye [Julian] Hastings, British singer and musician (Caravan - In The Land of Grey and Pink), born in Tomnavoulin, Banffshire, Scotland
  • 1947-01-30 Les Barker, English poet, born in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 1947-02-03 Dave Davies, British rock guitarist and vocalist (The Kinks - "You Really Got Me"; "Lola"; "Living On A Thin Line"), born in Muswell Hill, North London, England [1]
  • 1947-02-10 Nicholas Owen, English newsreader
  • 1947-02-20 Peter Osgood, English soccer striker (4 caps; Chelsea, Southampton), born in Clewer, Berkshire, England (d. 2006)
  • 1947-02-24 Rupert Holmes, English musician
  • 1947-02-26 Sandie Shaw [Sandra Goodrich], English rocker (Girl Don't Come), born in Essex, England
  • 1947-02-28 Stephanie Beacham, England, (Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys)
  • 1947-03-02 Harry Redknapp, English soccer winger (West Ham United; AFC Bournemouth) and manager (Bournemouth, West Ham, Tottenham, Portsmouth, QPR, Southampton), born in London, England
  • 1947-03-03 Dave Mount, English rocker (Mud), born in Carshalton, Surrey (d. 2006)
  • 1947-03-06 Kiki Dee [Pauline Matthews], British pop singer ("Don't Go Breaking My Heart"), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • 1947-03-18 Barry Wilson, British rock drummer (Procol Harum - "Whiter Shade of Pale"), born in Edmonton, London (d. 1990)
  • 1947-03-18 Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright
  • 1947-03-18 Roger Kenneth Evans, English politician
  • 1947-03-19 John Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 1947-03-23 Terry Alexander, African-American actor (Day of the Dead, One Life to Live), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestAlan Sugar

1947-03-24 Alan Sugar, English computer manufacturer (Amstrad; chairman / part-owner Tottenham Hotspur FC 1991-2001) and television celebrity (The Apprentice), born in London, England

Computer Entrepreneur Alan Sugar
Computer Entrepreneur
Alan Sugar

Person of interestElton John

1947-03-25 Elton John [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], English singer-songwriter and piano player ("Rocketman"; "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"; "Candle In The Wind"), born in Pinner, Middlesex

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 1947-04-01 Robin Scott, English singer (M), born in London

Person of interestSteve Howe

1947-04-08 Steve Howe, English progressive rock guitarist (Yes - "Roundabout"; Asia - "Heat Of The Moment"), born in London, England

Rock Guitarist Steve Howe
Rock Guitarist
Steve Howe
  • 1947-04-20 David Leland, English actor and director (Nothing But Trouble), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1947-04-22 Barry Guy, English composer and double bass player, born in London
  • 1947-04-23 Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist (Jethro Tull, 1967-70; Wild Turkey), born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, (d. 2014)
  • 1947-04-26 Warren Clarke, English actor (Clockwork Orange), born in Oldham, Lancashire, (d. 2014)
  • 1947-04-30 Leslie Grantham, English actor (EastEnders), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1947-05-08 Felicity Lott, British lyric and operatic soprano (We Come To The River), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
  • 1947-05-09 Anthony Higgins, British actor (A Walk with Love and Death, Something for Everyone), born in East Northamptonshire, England
  • 1947-05-13 Pete Overend Watts, English rock bassist (Mott The Hoople - "All Young Dudes"), born in Yardley, Birmingham, England (d. 2017)
  • 1947-05-23 Bernard Comrie, English linguist
  • 1947-06-05 Tom Evans, British rock guitarist, bass player, and singer-songwriter (Badfinger -"Without You": "Maybe Tomorrow"), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1983)
  • 1947-06-06 Marion Coakes, English equestrian show jumper (Olympic silver 1968), born in New Milton, Hampshire
  • 1947-06-06 David Blunkett, English blind politician, Home Secretary (2001-4), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1947-06-08 Annie Haslam, British art-rock singer-songwriter (Renaissance - "Carpet Of The Sun"; "Mother Russia") and painter, born in Bolton
  • 1947-06-17 Paul Young, British rock singer and percussionist (Mike + The Mechanics - "All I Need Is A Miracle"), born in Manchester, England (d. 2000)
  • 1947-06-21 Joseph "Joey" Molland, British rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It), born in Liverpool, England

Person of interestMick Fleetwood

1947-06-24 Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood
  • 1947-06-24 Clarissa Dickson Wright, English celebrity chef (Two Fat Ladies), born in London (d. 2014)
  • 1947-07-06 Richard Beckinsale, English actor (Porridge, Doing Time), born in Carlton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1979)
  • 1947-07-08 Jenny Diski, English writer (Stranger on a Train), born in London (d. 2016)

Person of interestCamilla Parker Bowles

1947-07-17 Camilla Parker Bowles, English wife of Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall, born in London, England

Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles
Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla Parker Bowles
  • 1947-07-19 Brian May, British rock guitarist (Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody"; "We Are The Champions"), born in London, England
  • 1947-07-23 David Essex [Cook], English rock vocalist and actor (That'll be the Day), born in London, England
  • 1947-07-31 Karl Green, English rock bassist (Herman's Hermits - "Mrs. Brown You Have A Lovely Daughter"), born in Salford, England
  • 1947-08-04 Paul Layton, English musician and rocker (The New Seekers - "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing"), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1947-08-14 Peter Christian, English actor, born in Liverpool, England
  • 1947-08-14 Maddy Prior, English folk singer (Steeleye Span, Silly Sisters, Carnival Band), born in Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • 1947-08-19 Dave Dutton, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Atherton, England
  • 1947-08-23 Willy Russell, English playwright and composer (Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita), born in Whiston, England
  • 1947-08-29 James Hunt, English auto racer (Formula 1 World Drivers Champion 1976), born in Belmont, Surrey (d. 1993)
  • 1947-09-02 Richard Coughlan, English drummer and percussionist (Caravan), (d. 2013)
  • 1947-09-16 Russ Abbot [Russell A Roberts], British TV comedian (The Russ Abbot Show, September Song), born in Cheshire, England
  • 1947-09-19 Lol Creme [Lawrence Creme], English rock vocalist and guitarist (10cc), born in Prestwich, Lancashire, England
  • 1947-09-25 John Fiddler, English rock vocalist and guitarist (British Lions), born in Darlaston, Wednesbury, England
  • 1947-09-26 Graham Faulkner, English actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon), born in London, England
  • 1947-09-30 Marc Bolan, English rock vocalist and guitarist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong (Get It On)), born in London (d. 1977)
  • 1947-09-30 Rula Lenska, St Neots England, actress (Friends from Europe are here)
  • 1947-10-01 Rob Davis, English musician and songwriter (Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)), born in London
  • 1947-10-05 Brian Johnson, English singer-songwriter (AC/DC), born in Dunston, Gateshead
  • 1947-10-10 Giant Haystacks [Martin Ruane], English professional wrestler, born in Camberwell, London, England (d. 1998)
  • 1947-10-11 Al Atkins, English musician (Judas Priest), born in West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
  • 1947-10-23 Greg Ridley, British rock bassist (Spooky Tooth; Humble Pie), born in Carlisle, Cumberland, England (d. 2003)
  • 1947-11-01 Bob Weston, English, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), born in Devon (d. 2012)
  • 1947-11-02 Dave Pegg, British pop bassist (Jethro Tull-Crest of a Nave), born in Birmingham, England

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