English History (Part 34)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3301 - 3,400 of 4,813

  • 1950-02-22 Julie Walters, English actress (Educating Rita, Prick Up Your Ears), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1950-02-23 Steve Priest, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes), born in London, England
  • 1950-03-18 Richard Kretchmer, English artist and historian
  • 1950-03-27 Tony Banks, English musician and rock keyboardist (Genesis), born in East Hoathly, Sussex
  • 1950-03-30 Dave Ball, English guitarist (Procul Harum), born in Birmingham (d. 2015)
  • 1950-04-01 Billy Currie, English rock keyboardist and violinist (Ultravox), born in Huddersfield
  • 1950-04-03 Sally Thomsett, English actress (Straw Dogs, Man About the House), born in Sussex
  • 1950-04-22 Peter Frampton, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive), born in Kent, England
  • 1950-05-04 Darryl Hunt, English pop bassist (Pogues-Pair of Brown Eyes), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 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

Person of interestRichard Branson

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

Business Magnate Richard Branson
Business Magnate
Richard Branson
  • 1950-07-19 Simon Cadell, English actor (Hi-Di-Hi, Pride & Extreme Prejudice)
  • 1950-07-26 Susan George, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo), born in London, England
  • 1950-07-27 Simon Jones, Willshire England, comedian (News is the News)
  • 1950-08-02 Ted Turner, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Wishbone Ash), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1950-08-15 Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, England, Princess/olympic equestrian
  • 1950-08-18 Dennis Elliott, rock drummer (Foreigner), born in London, England
  • 1950-08-30 Antony Gormley, British sculptor (Angel of the North), born in London, England
  • 1950-09-10 Don Powell, England, rock drummer (Slade)
  • 1950-09-14 Paul Kossoff, British rock guitarist (Free), 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, English pop bassist and rocker (Genesis, Mike & the Mechanics), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • 1950-10-02 Ian McNeice, English actor
  • 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
  • 1951-01-11 Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)
  • 1951-01-18 Bob Latchford, English footballer
  • 1951-01-30 Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds)
  • 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, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
  • 1951-03-04 Chris Rea, English rock guitarist (Fool If You Think It Is Over), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1951-04-05 Everett Morton, dummer and percussionist (English Beat)
  • 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
  • 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, rock vocalist (Squeeze/Ace-How Long), 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 [Michael John], Windsor, Berkshire, English guitarist/keyboardist (The Babys)
  • 1951-07-20 Jeff Rawle, English actor
  • 1951-08-17 Alan Minter, England, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • 1951-08-19 John Deacon, British pop-rock guitarist (Queen), born in Leicester, 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, English musician (ELO), born in Harrogate
  • 1951-09-10 Peter Tolson, English rocker (Pretty Things), born in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire (d. 2016)
  • 1951-10-13 John Ford Coley, rocker (England Dan & John Ford Coley)
  • 1951-10-15 Peter Richardson, British actor, writer and director (The Comic Strip Presents, The Pope Must Diet), born in Devon, England
  • 1951-10-16 Daniel Gerroll, actor (Big Business), born in London, England
  • 1951-11-21 Nick Gilder, English singer (Hot Child in the City), born in London
  • 1951-11-23 David Rappaport, 3'11" actor (Wizard, Time Bandits), born in London, England
  • 1951-12-06 Gerry Francis, English footballer and manager
  • 1951-12-13 Robert Lindsay, Ilketson England, actor (Strike it Rich, King Lear)
  • 1951-12-22 Gerald Grosvenor, English 6th Duke of Westminster and wealthy landowner, born in Omagh, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • 1951-12-23 Anthony Phillips, English musician (founding member of Genesis), born in London
  • 1951-12-27 William Waldorf 4th viscount Astor/English large landowner
  • 1951-12-30 Doug Allder, English footballer
  • 1952-01-19 Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
  • 1952-02-12 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 2010)

Person of interestDouglas 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, English guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores), born in Watford, England
  • 1952-04-29 David Icke, English writer
  • 1952-05-04 Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer, born in Bermondsey, London
  • 1952-05-11 Frances Fisher, English-born actress

Person of interestPete Farndon

1952-06-12 Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders), born in Hereford, England (d. 1983)

Musician Pete Farndon
Musician
Pete Farndon
  • 1952-06-29 Joe Johnson, English snooker player
  • 1952-07-03 Andy Fraser, rock bassist (Free London), born in London, England
  • 1952-07-06 Hilary Mantel, English novelist (Wolf Hall), born in Glossop, Derbyshire
  • 1952-07-11 John Kettley, English weather forecaster
  • 1952-08-11 Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch, Mistress Pamela)
  • 1952-08-21 Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers/Trapeze/Deep Purple), born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England
  • 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 Meegen, England, walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska
  • 1952-10-02 John Otway, English cult rocker, born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • 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)
  • 1952-10-26 Andrew Motion, English poet (British Poet Laureate 1999-2009), born in London
  • 1952-11-02 Maxine Nightingale, English soul music singer, born in Wembley, London
  • 1952-11-13 Art Malik, Pakistani-born English actor
  • 1952-11-29 Dusty Hare, English rugby player
  • 1952-12-12 Sarah Douglas, England, actress (Conan, Superman II, Falcon Crest)
  • 1952-12-13 John Francome, English jockey
  • 1952-12-20 Jenny Agutter, Taunton England, actress (Logan's Run, Equus, Amy)
  • 1953-01-19 Linda Hayden, Stanmore, Middlesex, English actress (The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Boys from Brazil)
  • 1953-02-01 Brendan Batson, English former footballer
  • 1953-02-22 Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire)
  • 1953-03-27 Walter "Wally" Stocker, British rock vocalist and guitarist (The Babys- "Missing You"), born in London, England

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