English History (Part 34)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3301 - 3,400 of 4,608

  • 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, and songwriter (XTC - "Mayor Of Simpleton"), born in Mtarfa, Malta
  • 1953-11-13 Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English Celtic-punk rock drummer (The Pogues), born in London
  • 1953-11-17 Jilly Johnson, British model and pop vocalist (Blonde on Blonde), born in England
  • 1954-01-06 Trudie Styler, English actress, born in Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
  • 1954-01-23 Edward Ka-Spel, British avant-garde singer-songwriter (Legendary Pink Dots), born in London, England
  • 1954-02-27 Neal Schon, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Santana, 1971-72; Journey - "Don't Stop Believin'"; "Any Way You Want It"; Bad English, 1987-91), 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, British actress and singer (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 John Gregory, English football manager
  • 1954-05-11 Judith Weir, English composer (Master of the Queen's Music, 2014-present), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1954-06-05 Michael "Nicko" McBrain, English heavy metal drummer (Iron Maiden - "Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter"), 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, British singer-songwriter, and pianist ("Is She Really Going Out with Him?"; "Steppin' Out"), born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England

Elvis CostelloElvis Costello (68 years old)

1954-08-25 English rock singer and songwriter (Allison; Watching The Detectives; The Other Side Of Summer), born in Paddington, London

  • 1954-08-27 John Lloyd, England, tennis star (former husband of Chris Everet)
  • 1954-08-31 Tula [Caroline Cossey], English transsexual model (For Your Eyes Only), born in Brooke, England
  • 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
  • 1954-10-09 James Fearnley, British celtic-punk accordionist (The Pogues - "The Irish Rover"), born in Worsley, Greater Manchester, England
  • 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], British punk rocker ("Goody Two Shoes"; "Antmusic"), born in London, Engalnd
  • 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 [Jeremy Ryder], British new-wave singer-songwriter (Wang Chung - "Everybody Have Fun Tonight"), born in Gillingham, Kent, England
  • 1954-12-26 Palmolive [Paloma Romero McLardy] Spanish-British punk rock drummer and songwriter (The Slits, The Raincoats), born in Melilla, Spain
  • 1955-01-04 Mark Hollis, British synth-pop musician (Talk Talk), born in London, England (d. 2019)

Rowan AtkinsonRowan Atkinson (67 years old)

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

  • 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, British rock musician (Throbbing Gristle; Psychic TV), commercial & music 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 progressive rock synthesizer player, and violinist (UK; Frank Zappa, 1976-77; Roxy Music, 1973-76 ; Curved Air, 1972-73), born in Billingham, England
  • 1955-05-01 Nick Feldman, British pop-new wave musician (Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight), born in London, England
  • 1955-05-16 Hazel O'Connor, British singer-songwriter ("Eighth Day"; "Will You?"),and actress (Breaking Glass), born in Coventry, England
  • 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

Tim Berners-LeeTim Berners-Lee (67 years old)

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

  • 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 guitarist and singer (The Clash, 1976-83 - "Rock The Casbah"; Big Audio Dynamite, 1984-97 - "Rush"), born in London, England
  • 1955-06-28 Eric Gates, English football player, born in Ferryhill, County Durham, England
  • 1955-06-28 Shirley Cheriton, English actress (Debbie Wilkins-EastEnders), born in London
  • 1955-07-18 Teresa Ann Savoy, British actress in Italian Films (Caligula; Salon Kitty), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1955-07-30 Rat Scabies [Chris Miller], British rock drummer (The Damned), born in Surrey, England
  • 1955-08-13 Paul Greengrass, English film director (Bloody Sunday), born in Cheam, Surrey, England
  • 1955-08-17 Colin Moulding, English pop bassist, and songwriter (XTC - "Generals And Majors"), born in Swindon, England

Steve JonesSteve Jones (67 years old)

1955-09-03 British punk rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

  • 1955-10-09 Steve Ovett, British athlete (Olympics gold 800m, bronze 1500m 1980), born in Brighton, England
  • 1955-10-20 David Profumo, English novelist (Bringing the House Down), born in London, England
  • 1955-10-25 Glynis Barber, South African-English actress (Dempsey and Makepeace), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1955-10-29 Roger O'Donnell, British rock keyboardist (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in East London, England
  • 1955-11-15 Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow), born in Wheatley, England
  • 1955-12-15 Paul Simonon, English pop bassist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)
  • 1956-01-04 Bernard Sumner [Albrecht], English rock guitarist, vocalist (Joy Division and New Order), born in Salford, England
  • 1956-01-18 Tom Bailey, English rock vocalist & keyboardist (Thompson Twins - "Hold Me Now", "Doctor! Doctor!"), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • 1956-01-30 Jeremy Gittins, English actor, born in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 1956-02-03 Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula
  • 1956-02-06 Jon Walmsley, British actor (Jason in The Waltons), born in Lancashire, England
  • 1956-02-11 H.R. [Paul D. Hudson], British-American singer (Bad Brains), born in London, England
  • 1956-02-13 Peter Hook, English rock bassist (New Order - "Round & Round"; "Run"), born in Salford, United Kingdom
  • 1956-03-08 Laurie Cunningham, English former footballer (d. 1989)
  • 1956-03-12 Steve Harris, English hard rock bassist (Iron Maiden - "Gypsy's Kiss"), born in London, England
  • 1956-03-25 Matthew Garber, English child actor (Mary Poppins), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • 1956-03-25 Sonia M Lannaman, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • 1956-04-08 Jim Piddock, English actor, writer and producer (Best in Show), born in Rochester, England
  • 1956-04-19 Sue Barker, British tennis player (French Open 1976), born in Paignton, England
  • 1956-04-28 Jeremy John Beadle, British critic, writer and broadcaster, born in York, England (d. 1995)
  • 1956-05-02 David Rhodes, English guitarist (Random Hold), born in London
  • 1956-05-14 Steve Hogarth, Kendal England, vocals (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)
  • 1956-06-02 Malcolm Garrett, English graphic designer
  • 1956-06-04 Martin Adams, English darts player (BDO World Champion 2007, 10-11), born in Sutton, Surrey, England
  • 1956-06-05 Richard Butler, English rock singer (Psychedelic Furs - "Pretty In Pink"), born in Kingston-upon-Thames, England
  • 1956-06-20 Peter Reid, English former footballer
  • 1956-06-24 Joe Penny, English actor (Gangster Wars, Riptide, Jake & the Fatman), born in London, England
  • 1956-07-15 Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division - "Transmission") (d. 1980)
  • 1956-07-20 Paul Cook, English rock drummer (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

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