English History (Part 33)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3201 - 3,300 of 4,622

  • 1950-01-23 John Greaves, English musician (Henry Cow, National Health), born in Prestatyn, United Kingdom
  • 1950-01-27 Derek Acorah, English spirit medium and TV personality (Most Haunted), born in Bootle, England

Peter Gabriel

1950-02-13 Peter Gabriel, English rock vocalist and composer (Genesis, 1967-75; "In Your Eyes"; "Biko"; "Shock The Monkey"), born in Surrey, England

  • 1950-02-22 Julie Walters, English actress (Educating Rita, Prick Up Your Ears), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1950-03-18 Richard Kretchmer, English artist and historian
  • 1950-03-27 Tony Banks, British progressive rock keyboardist (Genesis - "Supper's Ready"), and film score and classical composer, born in East Hoathly, Sussex, England
  • 1950-03-30 Dave Ball, British guitarist (Procul Harum - "A Whiter Shade Of Pale"), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2015)
  • 1950-04-01 Billy Currie, British rock keyboardist and violinist (Ultravox), born in Huddersfield, England
  • 1950-04-03 Sally Thomsett, English actress (Straw Dogs, Man About the House), born in Sussex
  • 1950-04-22 Peter Frampton, British rock guitarist and vocalist (Humble Pie; Frampton Comes Alive - "Show Me The Way"), born in Kent, England
  • 1950-05-04 Darryl Hunt, British celtic-rock bassist (Pogues - "Fairytale of New York",), born in Christchurch, Hampshire, England
  • 1950-05-11 Jeremy Paxman, English broadcaster (University Challenge, Newsnight), born in Leeds, England
  • 1950-05-13 Danny Kirwan, British musician, singer and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac - "Albatross"), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1950-06-17 Susan Damante, American actress (The Adventure of Wilderness Family), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950-06-23 Sally Geeson, actress (Bless This House), born in Sussex, England
  • 1950-07-16 Dennis Priestley, English darts player (PDC World Champion 1994), born in Mexborough, England

Richard Branson

1950-07-18 Richard Branson, British music entrepreneur (Virgin Group), born in London, England

  • 1950-07-19 Simon Cadell, English actor (Hi-De-Hi, Pride & Extreme Prejudice), born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1950-07-26 Susan George, English actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo), born in London, England
  • 1950-07-27 Simon Jones, English actor and comedian (News is the News), born in Charlton Park, Wiltshire, England
  • 1950-08-02 Ted Turner, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Wishbone Ash), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1950-08-15 Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, born in Clarence House, London
  • 1950-08-18 Dennis Elliott, English rock drummer (Foreigner), born in London, England
  • 1950-08-27 Edmund Weiner, British lexicographer (Oxford English Dictionary), philologist, and co-author (The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary), born in Oxford, England
  • 1950-08-30 Antony Gormley, British sculptor (Angel of the North), born in London, England
  • 1950-09-10 Don Powell, English rock drummer (Slade), born in Bilston, England
  • 1950-09-14 Paul Kossoff, British rock guitarist (Free - "All Right Now"), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1950-09-30 Victoria Tennant, London England (All of Me, Chiefs, Winds of War)
  • 1950-10-02 Michael Rutherford, British rock bassist and guitar player (Genesis; Mike & the Mechanics - "Living Years"), born in Chertsey, Surrey, England
  • 1950-10-02 Ian McNeice, English actor (Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls), born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
  • 1950-10-12 Robin Askwith, English actor (Confessions Sex Comedies), born in Southport, Lancashire, England
  • 1950-10-18 Sheila White, actress (I Claudius), born in London, England
  • 1950-10-21 David Lascelles, Earl of Harewood, grandson of English Princess Mary
  • 1950-12-14 Vicki Michelle, English actress (Virgin Witch, Allo Allo), born in Chigwell, England
  • 1950-12-30 Dave Stewart, English keyboardist (Hatfield and the North, National Health), born in London, England
  • 1951-01-05 Steve Arnold, English footballer, born in Willesden, London
  • 1951-01-11 Willie Maddren, English soccer defender (Middlesborough 293 games) and manager (Middlesborough 1984-86), born in Billingham, England (d. 2000)
  • 1951-01-18 Bob Latchford, English footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Phil Collins

1951-01-30 Phil Collins, British Oscar, Grammy, Novello, and Brit Award-winning rock drummer, pop singer-songwriter (Genesis - "Invisible Touch"; "I Can't Dance"; solo - "In The Air Tonight"; "Against All Odds"), and actor (Buster), born in Chiswick, England

  • 1951-02-15 Jane Seymour [Joyce Frankenberg], British actress (Live and Let Die, Somewhere in Time, Dr Quinn), born in London, England
  • 1951-03-03 Lindsay Cooper, British bassoonist, oboe player, and composer (Henry Cow; News from Babel), born in Hornsey, North London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1951-03-04 Chris Rea, English rock guitarist, songwriter, and singer ("Fool (If You Think It Is Over)"), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1951-04-05 Everett Morton, Nevisian-born English drummer and percussionist (English Beat), born in Saint Kitts, West Indies (d. 2021)
  • 1951-04-11 Paul Fox, English musician and singer (The Ruts), born in United Kingdom (d. 2007)
  • 1951-04-13 Peter Davison, English actor (fifth Doctor in Doctor Who; All Creatures Great and Small), born in London
  • 1951-04-14 Julian Lloyd Webber, English cellist (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire), born in London
  • 1951-04-16 John Bentley, English bass guitarist (Fabulous Poodles), born in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England
  • 1951-04-21 Robert Gotobed, English drummer (Wire)
  • 1951-04-22 Paul Carrack, English rock singer (Ace - "How Long"; Mike + The Mechanics - "The Living Years"; Squeeze - "Tempted"), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1951-05-01 Antony Worrall Thompson, English celebrity chef
  • 1951-05-02 John "Jo" Callis, British punk-rock songwriter and musician (The Rezillos; The Human League), born in Rotherham, England
  • 1951-06-16 John Salthouse, English actor (Abigail's Party), born in London
  • 1951-07-03 Mike Corby, British guitarist and keyboardist (The Babys- "Every Time I Think Of You"), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England
  • 1951-07-20 Jeff Rawle, English actor
  • 1951-08-17 Alan Minter, English boxer (world middleweight champion 1980), born in Crawley, England (d. 2020)
  • 1951-08-19 John Deacon, British rock bassist (Queen - "Another One Bites The Dust"), born in Leicester, England
  • 1951-08-21 Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers, 1965-69; Trapeze, 1969-73, 1991-94: Deep Purple, 1973-76), born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England
  • 1951-08-25 Rob Halford, English heavy metal singer-songwriter (Judas Priest - Got Another Thing), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • 1951-09-02 Mike Kaminski, British rock musician (ELO), born in Harrogate, England
  • 1951-09-10 Peter Tolson, English rock guitarist (Pretty Things, 1970-81), born in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire (d. 2016)
  • 1951-10-15 Peter Richardson, British actor, writer and director (The Comic Strip Presents, The Pope Must Die), born in Devon, England
  • 1951-10-16 Daniel Gerroll, actor (Big Business), born in London, England
  • 1951-11-23 David Rappaport, English 3'11" actor (Wizard, Time Bandits), born in London, England
  • 1951-12-06 Gerry Francis, English footballer and manager, born in Chiswick, London
  • 1951-12-21 Nick Gilder, English singer (Hot Child in the City), born in London
  • 1951-12-22 Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, British peer and its 3rd richest person, born in Omagh, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • 1951-12-23 Anthony Phillips, English guitarist (Genesis, 1967-70), born in London, England
  • 1951-12-30 Doug Allder, English footballer
  • 1952-01-19 Dewey Bunell, British-American musician (America - "Daisy Jane"), born in Borough of Harrogate, United Kingdom
  • 1952-02-12 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 2010)

Douglas Adams

1952-03-11 Douglas Adams, English author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2001)

  • 1952-04-11 Peter Windsor, English motor racing journalist and reporter, born in Reigate, Surrey, England
  • 1952-04-12 J. D. Nicholas, British guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores), born in Watford, England
  • 1952-04-29 David Icke, English writer and conspiracy theorist, born in Leicester, England
  • 1952-05-04 Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer, born in Bermondsey, London
  • 1952-05-11 Frances Fisher, English-American actress (Titanic, Watchmen), born in Milford on Sea, England

Pete Farndon

1952-06-12 Pete Farndon, British rock bassist (The Pretenders - "Brass In Pocket"), born in Hereford, England (d. 1983)

  • 1952-07-03 Andy Fraser, English rock bassist (Free -"All Right Now"), born in Paddington, London (d. 2015)
  • 1952-07-04 John Waite, British pop vocalist (The Babys - "Every Time I Think Of You"; Bad English - "When I See You Smile"; solo - "Missing You"), born in Lancaster, England
  • 1952-07-06 Hilary Mantel, English novelist (Wolf Hall), born in Glossop, Derbyshire
  • 1952-07-11 John Kettley, English weather forecaster
  • 1952-07-29 Joe Johnson, English snooker player (World Champion, 1986: Senior Masters, 2019), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • 1952-08-11 Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch, Mistress Pamela)
  • 1952-08-25 Geoff Downes, English keyboardist (Buggles, Yes, Asia), born in Stockport, Cheshire, England
  • 1952-09-09 Angela Cartwright, England (Make Room for Daddy, Lost in Space)
  • 1952-09-22 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
  • 1952-10-02 George Meegan, British adventurer who walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska, born in London
  • 1952-10-02 John Otway, British cult rocker ("Bunsen Burner"), born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1952-10-04 Nina Carter, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde), born in London, England
  • 1952-10-05 Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions), born in Liverpool
  • 1952-10-26 Andrew Motion, English poet (British Poet Laureate 1999-2009), born in London
  • 1952-11-02 Maxine Nightingale, English soul music singer ("Right Back Where We Started From"), born in Wembley, London
  • 1952-11-13 Art Malik, Pakistani-born English actor (The Jewell in the Crown), born in Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • 1952-11-29 Dusty Hare, English rugby union player, born in Newark-on-Trent, England
  • 1952-12-12 Sarah Douglas, British actress (Conan; Superman II; Falcon Crest), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
  • 1952-12-13 John Francome, English jockey, born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England
  • 1952-12-20 Jenny Agutter, English actress (Logan's Run, Equus, Amy), born in Taunton England
  • 1953-01-19 Linda Hayden, British actress (The Blood on Satan's Claw; The Boys from Brazil), born in Stanmore, England
  • 1953-02-22 Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire), born in Grantham, United Kingdom
  • 1953-03-27 Walter "Wally" Stocker, British rock vocalist and guitarist (The Babys - "Missing You"), born in London, England

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