English History (Part 35)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3401 - 3,500 of 4,813

  • 1953-05-10 John Diamond, English journalist (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, English brewer (Greenall Witley)
  • 1953-09-16 Alan Barton, English musician (Black Lace, Smokie) (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
  • 1953-10-27 Peter Firth, Bradford England, actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess), born in Bradford, England
  • 1953-11-07 Lucinda Green, English equestrian
  • 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
  • 1954-01-23 Edward Ka-spel, English singer/songwriter (Legendary Pink Dots)
  • 1954-02-27 Neal Schon, rock guitarist (Journey-Open Arms, Bad English)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1954-06-21 Anne Kirkbride, Oldham Lancashire, English actress (Deidre-Coronation Street)
  • 1954-07-10 Neil Tennant, North Shields, Tyne-and-Wear, English singer/songwriter (Pet Shop Boy-West End Girl)
  • 1954-07-25 Lynn Frederick, actress (Schizophrenia), born in Middlesex, England
  • 1954-08-03 Gary Peters, English footballer
  • 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 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981)
  • 1954-09-15 7th marquess of Bristol, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1954-09-16 Colin Newman, English musician (Wire)
  • 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 "Maestro" Jimmy Fearnley, English accordionist (The Pogues)
  • 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 (If I Strip For You), born in London, England
  • 1954-11-09 Dennis Stratton, rock guitarist (Iron Maiden), born in London, England
  • 1954-11-09 Sue Upton, English actress and dancer
  • 1954-11-18 Guy Innes-Ker duke of Roxburghe, English large landowner
  • 1954-12-10 Jack Hues, English musician
  • 1955-01-03 Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)
  • 1955-01-04 Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk), born in London, England

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, England, orchestra conductor (Birmingham Symph Orchestra)
  • 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
  • 1955-02-26 Rupert Keegan, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England, Formula One racing car driver
  • 1955-02-27 Peter Christopherson, English musician and video director
  • 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
  • 1955-04-11 Piers J Sellers, English astronaut and climate scientist, born in Sussex (d. 2016)
  • 1955-04-16 Charlotte Morrison, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 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
  • 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, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM), born in London, England
  • 1955-06-28 Shirley Cheriton, English actress
  • 1955-06-28 Eric Gates, English footballer
  • 1955-07-04 John Waite, vocalist (Babies/Bad English-Forget Me Not, Missing You)
  • 1955-07-18 Teresa Ann Savoy, 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
  • 1955-08-13 Paul Greengrass, English film director
  • 1955-08-17 Colin Moulding, English pop guitarist (XTC)

Person of interestSteve Jones

1955-09-03 Steve Jones, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

Rocker Steve Jones
Steve Jones
  • 1955-10-09 Steve Ovett, England, runner (Olympics-800m gold, 1500m bronze-1980)
  • 1955-10-20 David Profumo, English novelist
  • 1955-10-25 Glynis Barber, English actress
  • 1955-10-29 Roger O'Donnell, English musician (The Cure)
  • 1955-11-15 Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow)
  • 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-Doctor Doctor), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • 1956-01-26 Simon Howard, English large landowner (Castle Howard)
  • 1956-01-30 Jeremy Gittins, English actor
  • 1956-02-03 Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula
  • 1956-02-06 Jon Walmsley, Lancashire England, actor (Jason-Waltons)
  • 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)
  • 1956-03-08 Laurie Cunningham, English former footballer (d. 1989)
  • 1956-03-25 Sonia M Lannaman, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1980)

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