English History (Part 34)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3301 - 3,400 of 4,676

  • 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 Meegan, British adventurer who walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska, born in London
  • 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), 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
  • 1952-11-29 Dusty Hare, English rugby player
  • 1952-12-12 Sarah Douglas, English 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, English actress (The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Boys from Brazil), born in Stanmore, United Kingdom
  • 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
  • 1953-05-10 John Diamond, English journalist, born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • 1953-05-15 Mike Oldfield, British musician and composer (Tubular Bells) born in Reading, Berkshire
  • 1953-05-17 Nicholas Bacon, premier baronet of England
  • 1953-05-19 Henry Lascelles, English grandson of princess Mary
  • 1953-05-24 Alfred Molina, British actor (Spider Man 2, Frida, Chocolat), born in London, England
  • 1953-07-15 John Denham, Seaton, Devon, England, MP (Labour)
  • 1953-07-18 Peter Greenall, 4th Baron Daresbury, British aristocrat and businessman, born in Marylebone, London
  • 1953-09-16 Alan Barton, English musician (Black Lace, Smokie), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1953-09-22 Richard Fairbrass, English singer and bassist (Right Said Fred), born in Kingston upon Thames, England
  • 1953-10-05 James Lascelles, British grandson of English princess Mary, born in Bayswater, London
  • 1953-10-27 Peter Firth, English actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess), born in Bradford, England
  • 1953-11-07 Lucinda Green, English equestrian (Olympic silver 1984), born in Andover, Hampshire, England
  • 1953-11-11 Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist/guitarist (XTC-Oranges & Lemons)
  • 1953-11-13 Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English pop drummer (The Pogues)
  • 1953-11-17 Jilly Johnson, England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)
  • 1954-01-06 Trudie Styler, English actress, born in Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
  • 1954-01-23 Edward Ka-spel, English singer-songwriter (Legendary Pink Dots), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1954-02-27 Neal Schon, American rock guitarist (Journey-Open Arms, Bad English), born in Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma
  • 1954-03-03 Chris Hughes, English record producer and rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • 1954-03-04 Willie Thorne, English snooker player (1985 Classic), born in Leicester, England (d. 2020)
  • 1954-03-16 Colin Ireland, Kent, England, serial killer ('Gay Slayer'/ Coleherne killer), (d. 2012)
  • 1954-03-17 Lesley-Anne Down, actress (A Little Night Music, Moonraker), born in London, England
  • 1954-03-31 Tony Brock, England, rock drummer (Isn't It Time, Every Time I Think of You)
  • 1954-04-06 Judi Bowker, Shawford England, actress (Clash of the Titans)
  • 1954-04-24 Captain Sensible [Ray Burns], English rock bassist (Women & Captains 1st), born in Balham, London
  • 1954-05-11 Judith Weir, English composer, Master of the Queen's Music, born in Cambridge
  • 1954-05-11 John Gregory, English football manager
  • 1954-06-05 Michael "Nicko" McBrain, English heavy metal drummer (Iron Maiden-Powerslave), born in London, England
  • 1954-06-09 Pete Byrne Bath, English rocker (Naked Eyes), born in Bath, Somerset
  • 1954-06-12 Neil Oatley, English engineer, born in Camberwell, London
  • 1954-06-21 Anne Kirkbride, English actress (Deidre-Coronation Street), born in Oldham, Lancashire, England (d. 2015)
  • 1954-07-10 Neil Tennant, English singer and songwriter (Pet Shop Boy-West End Girl), born in North Shields, Northumberland, England
  • 1954-07-25 Lynne Frederick, English actress (Schizophrenia), born in Middlesex, England (d. 1994)
  • 1954-08-03 Gary Peters, English footballer, born in Carshalton, London
  • 1954-08-11 David Ian "Joe" Jackson, English singer, pianist, composer (Steppin' Out), born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • 1954-08-25 Elvis Costello [Declan Patrick McManus], English rock vocalist (Allison), born in Paddington, London
  • 1954-08-27 John Lloyd, England, tennis star (former husband of Chris Everet)
  • 1954-08-31 Tula, [Barry Kenneth Cossey], England, transsexual (For Your Eyes Only)
  • 1954-09-06 Jon Erikson, American swimmer 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981) (d. 2014)
  • 1954-09-15 John Hervey, 7th marquess of Bristol, English flamboyant peer who lost his fortune to drug addiction, born in Bury St Edmunds, England (d. 1999)
  • 1954-09-16 Colin Newman, English musician (Wire), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • 1954-09-21 Philthy Animal [Phil Taylor], English rock drummer (Motorhead), born in Hasland, Chesterfield (d. 2015)
  • 1954-09-23 Cherie Blair [née Booth], English wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, born in Bury, England
  • 1954-10-10 James Fearnley, English accordionist (The Pogues), born in Worsley, Greater Manchester
  • 1954-10-14 Carole Malone, English newspaper columnist
  • 1954-10-19 Sam Allardyce, English football manager
  • 1954-10-30 Mario Testino, Peruvian-born English fashion photographer, born in Lima, Peru
  • 1954-11-03 Adam Ant [Stuart Goddard], English punk rocker (Goody Two Shoes, Antmusic), born in London
  • 1954-11-09 Dennis Stratton, British rock guitarist (Iron Maiden), born in London
  • 1954-11-09 Sue Upton, English actress (The Benny Hill Show) and dancer, born in Chadwell Heath, Essex, England
  • 1954-12-10 Jack Hues, English musician (Wang Chung), born in Gillingham, Kent, England
  • 1955-01-03 Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)
  • 1955-01-04 Mark Hollis, British synth-pop musician (Talk Talk), born in London, England (d. 2019)

Person of interestRowan Atkinson

1955-01-06 Rowan Atkinson, English comedian and actor (Mr Bean, Blackadder), born in Consett, County Durham, England

Actor and Comedian Rowan Atkinson
Actor and Comedian
Rowan Atkinson
  • 1955-01-19 Simon Rattle, English orchestra conductor (Birmingham Symphony Orchestra), born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 1955-02-09 Charles Shaughnessy, actor (Shane-Days of our Lives, Nanny), born in London, England
  • 1955-02-14 Jeremy Lascelles, British grandson of English princess Mary
  • 1955-02-18 Miles Tredinnick, English playwright, born in Warrington, United Kingdom
  • 1955-02-26 Rupert Keegan, English Formula One racing car driver, born in Essex, England
  • 1955-02-27 Peter Christopherson, English musician & video director, born in Leeds, United Kingdom (d. 2010)
  • 1955-03-29 Marina Sirtis, English actress (Troi-Star Trek: The Next Generation), born in London, England
  • 1955-04-09 Joolz Denby, English poet and novelist, born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • 1955-04-11 Piers J Sellers, English astronaut and climate scientist, born in Sussex (d. 2016)
  • 1955-04-25 Buster Mottram, English tennis player, born in Kingston upon Thames
  • 1955-04-28 Edwin "Eddie" Jobson, British rock violinist (Zappa, UK, Roxy Music-For Your Pleasure), born in Bilingham, England
  • 1955-05-01 Nick Feldman, English musician (Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight), born in London, England
  • 1955-05-16 Hazel O'Connor, Coventry England, singer/actress (Breaking Glass)
  • 1955-05-30 Nicky "Topper" Headon, English drummer (Clash-Complete Control)
  • 1955-06-04 Paul Stewart, British writer (The Edge Chronicles, Far Flung Adventures), born in London, England

Person of interestTim Berners-Lee

1955-06-08 Tim Berners-Lee, English inventor (World Wide Web), born in London, England

Computer Scientist Tim Berners-Lee
Computer Scientist
Tim Berners-Lee
  • 1955-06-11 Tony Allcock, English bowls player (World Singles Champion (1986-87, 2002), born in Leicestershire
  • 1955-06-15 Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)
  • 1955-06-26 Mick Jones, English rock vocalist and guitarist (The Clash-Havana 3 AM), born in London, England
  • 1955-06-28 Shirley Cheriton, English actress (Debbie Wilkins-EastEnders), born in London
  • 1955-06-28 Eric Gates, English football player, born in Ferryhill, County Durham, England
  • 1955-07-04 John Waite, English vocalist (Babies/Bad English-Forget Me Not, Missing You), born in Lancaster, England
  • 1955-07-18 Teresa Ann Savoy, British-born actress (Caligula), born in London, England
  • 1955-07-29 "Country" Jem Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell)
  • 1955-07-30 Rat Scabies [Chris Miller], British rock drummer (the Damned), born in Surrey, England

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