English History (Part 35)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3401 - 3,500 of 4,663

  • 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 Sonia M Lannaman, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • 1956-03-25 Matthew Garber, English child actor (Mary Poppins), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • 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 singer (Psychedelic Furs)
  • 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
  • 1956-08-15 Gordon Bruks, England, Dr/cosmonaut

Person of interestKim Cattrall

1956-08-21 Kim Cattrall, British Canadian actress (Mannequin, Sex and the City), born in Liverpool, England

Actress Kim Cattrall
Actress
Kim Cattrall
  • 1956-08-25 Matt Aitken, English songwriter and rocker (Stock Aitken & Waterman-Road Block), born in Coventry, England
  • 1956-08-30 Jayne Irving, English TV hostess (Live at 3), born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire
  • 1956-09-14 Ray Wilkins, English former footballer and captain of the National Soccer Team, born in Hillingdon, England (d. 2018)

Person of interestSebastian Coe

1956-09-29 Sebastian Coe, British 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England

1500m Runner Sebastian Coe
1500m Runner
Sebastian Coe

Person of interestTheresa May

1956-10-01 Theresa May, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 2016-19), born in Eastbourne, England

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • 1956-10-12 David Vanian, British singer (The Damned), born in Hemel Hempstead, England

Person of interestDanny Boyle

1956-10-20 Danny Boyle, English film director (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), born in Manchester, England

Film Director Danny Boyle
Film Director
Danny Boyle
  • 1956-10-30 Juliet Stevenson, English actress (Secret Rapture, Life Story), born in Kelvedon, Essex, England
  • 1956-11-05 Rob Fisher, British rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes), born in Bath, England (d. 1999)
  • 1956-11-11 Ian Craig Marsh, English, rocker (The Human League, Heaven 17), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1956-12-23 Dave Murray, English heavy metal guitarist and songwriter (Iron Maiden), born in London, England
  • 1956-12-28 Nigel Kennedy, British classical, jazz and Klezmer violinist, born in Brighton, England
  • 1957-01-06 Michael Foale, Louth England, astronaut (STS 45, 56, 63, 84/86), born in Louth, United Kingdom
  • 1957-01-09 Phil Lewis, English rock vocalist (L.A. Guns - "It's Over Now)", born in London, England
  • 1957-01-11 Bryan Robson, English soccer midfielder, manager (90 caps; Manchester United, WBA, Middlesborough), born in Chester-le-Street, England
  • 1957-01-14 Suzanne Danielle, English actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1957-01-15 Patrick Dixon, English entrepreneur, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1957-01-22 Francis Wheen, English writer & journalist, born in England
  • 1957-01-28 Frank Skinner, English comedian
  • 1957-03-05 Mark E. Smith, British rock vocalist (The Fall; The Post - "Nearly Man"), born in Broughton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • 1957-03-07 Robert Harris, British TV reporter, journalist and author (Fatherland, Enigma), born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
  • 1957-04-07 Simon Climie, English singer-songwriter and producer (Climie Fisher - "Love Changes Everything"), born in London
  • 1957-04-17 Nick Hornby, English writer (High Fidelity), born in Redhill, Surrey

Person of interestDaniel Day-Lewis

1957-04-29 Daniel Day-Lewis, English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London

Person of interestSid Vicious

1957-05-10 Sid Vicious [John Simon Ritchie], English musician and bassist (Sex Pistols), born in London (d. 1979)

Musician Sid Vicious
Musician
Sid Vicious
  • 1957-05-27 Duncan Goodhew, English 100m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1980), born in London, England
  • 1957-05-27 Siouxsie Sioux [Susan Ballion], Kent England (Siouxsie & Banshees)
  • 1957-06-02 Mark Lawrenson, English Football Pundit
  • 1957-06-17 Philip Chevron, Irish musician (Pogues-Peace & Love), born in Dublin (d. 2013)
  • 1957-06-23 Lee John [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • 1957-06-24 Astro [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • 1957-07-09 Marc Almond, English vocalist (Soft Cell), born in Southport, Lancashire, England
  • 1957-07-11 Peter Murphy, English singer and musician (Bauhaus), born in Northamptonshire, England
  • 1957-07-15 Kate Kellaway, English literary critic

Person of interestNick Faldo

1957-07-18 Nick Faldo, English golfer (US Masters 1989, 90, 96; British Open 1987, 90, 92), born in Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo
  • 1957-07-24 Robbie Grey, English rock singer (Modern English - "I Melt With You")
  • 1957-07-31 Daniel Ash, British musician (Bauhaus), born in Northampton, England
  • 1957-08-17 Robin Cousins, British figure skater (Olympic gold 1980), born in Bristol, England
  • 1957-08-20 Cindy Nicholas, Canadian swimmer (swam English Channel 19 times), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1957-08-21 Budgie [Peter Edward Clarke], English rock drummer (Siouxsie and the Banshees; The Creatures), born in St. Helens, Lancashire, England
  • 1957-08-22 Steve Davis, English professional snooker player, born in Plumstead, London

Person of interestStephen Fry

1957-08-24 Stephen Fry, English comedian, writer and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

Actor, Comedian and Writer Stephen Fry
Actor, Comedian and Writer
Stephen Fry
  • 1957-08-31 Glenn Tilbrook, British rock singer, guitarist, songwriter (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed"), born in London, England
  • 1957-09-12 Rachel Ward, English-Australian actress (Thorn Birds), born in Cornwell, Oxfordshire, England
  • 1957-09-19 Dennis Cowan, British rocker (The Bonzo Dog Band), born in London, England
  • 1957-09-22 Pete Jones, English rocker (Public Image Ltd.), born in Watford
  • 1957-09-25 Ian Reddington, English actor (Chief Clown-Doctor Who), born in Walkley, Sheffield

Person of interestJayne Torvill

1957-10-07 Jayne Torvill, English ice dancer (Torvill & Dean, Olympic gold 1984), born in Nottingham, England

Ice Dancer Jayne Torvill
Ice Dancer
Jayne Torvill
  • 1957-10-11 Paul Bown, English actor (Watching), born in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • 1957-10-28 Stephen Morris, English pop drummer (Joy Division-Atmosphere)
  • 1957-11-04 Tony Abbott, Australian Prime Minister (2013-15), born in London, England
  • 1957-11-05 Michael "Mike" Score, British rock guitarist (A Flock Of Seagulls), born in Beverly, Yorkshire, England
  • 1957-11-08 Alan Curbishley, English football manager (Charlton Athletic), born in Forest Gate, Essex, England
  • 1957-11-30 John Ashton, English guitarist (Psychedelic Furs)
  • 1957-12-08 Phil Collen, English heavy-metal guitarist (Def Leppard - "Love Bites"), born in London, England
  • 1957-12-12 Cy Curnin, English rock vocalist (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero"), born in Wimbledon, England
  • 1957-12-20 (Stephen William) "Billy" Bragg, English singer-songwriter ("Greetings To The New Brunette"; "Sexuality"; "California Stars"), born in Barking, Essex, England
  • 1957-12-23 Trisha Goddard, English television presenter & actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1957-12-24 Ian Burden, English rock keyboard player and bassist (Human League - "Don't You Want Me"), born in Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
  • 1957-12-25 Chris Kamara, English footballer and commentator
  • 1958-01-25 Gary Brian Tibbs, English rock bassist (Adam & The Ants; Roxy Music), born in London, England
  • 1958-02-01 Luther Blissett, English soccer striker (14 caps; Watford, Bournemouth), born in Falmouth, Jamaica
  • 1958-02-09 Cyrille Regis, English former footballer, born in Maripasoula, French Guiana (d. 2018)
  • 1958-02-19 Helen Fielding, English writer (Bridget Jones), born in Morley, England
  • 1958-03-03 Miranda Richardson, Southport England, actress (Damage, Crying Game)

Person of interestAndy Gibb

1958-03-05 Andy Gibb, British singer-songwriter, stage performer, and teen idol ("I Just Want to Be Your Everything"), born in Stretford, Lancashire, England (d. 1988)

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb
  • 1958-03-07 Rik Mayall, English comedian & actor (Drop Dead Fred, The Young Ones), born in Epping, Essex, (d. 2014)
  • 1958-03-08 Gary Numan [Webb], British new wave rock musician ("Cars"), born in Hammersmith, England
  • 1958-03-09 Martin Fry, British pop singer-songwriter (ABC - "The Look Of Love"; "All of My Heart"), born in Stretford, Lancashire, England
  • 1958-03-22 Pete Wylie, English rocker (Sinful), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1958-03-29 Fiona Reynolds, Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge and Director-General of the National Trust, born in Alston, Cumbria
  • 1958-04-09 Tony Sibson, English boxer, born in Leicester
  • 1958-04-12 Will Sergeant, English rock guitarist (Echo & Bunnymen - Killing Moon), born in Liverpool
  • 1958-04-12 Howard Stableford, English actor and host, born in Preston, Lancashire

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