English History (Part 35)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3401 - 3,500 of 4,621

  • 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
  • 1956-08-15 Gordon Bruks, England, Dr/cosmonaut

Kim Cattrall

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

  • 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)

Sebastian Coe

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

  • 1956-10-12 David Vanian, British singer (The Damned - "Eloise"), born in Hemel Hempstead, England

Danny Boyle

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

  • 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 -"Always Something There to Remind Me"), born in Bath, England (d. 1999)
  • 1956-11-11 Ian Craig Marsh, British rock keyboardist (The Human League - "Don't You Want Me"; 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, British-American astrophysicist and astronaut (STS 45, 56, 63, 84/86), born in Louth, England
  • 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

Daniel Day-Lewis

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

Sid Vicious

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

  • 1957-05-27 Duncan Goodhew, English 100m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1980), born in London, England
  • 1957-05-27 Siouxsie Sioux [Susan Ballion], British rock musician, singer and songwriter (Siouxsie & the Banshees - "Peek-a-Boo'; "Kiss Them For Me"), born n Southwark, England
  • 1957-06-02 Mark Lawrenson, English Football Pundit
  • 1957-06-17 Philip Chevron, Irish musician (The 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 [Terence Wilson], British reggae-rock vocalist (UB40 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2021)
  • 1957-07-09 Marc Almond, English vocalist (Soft Cell - "Tainted Love"), 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

Nick Faldo

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

  • 1957-07-24 Robbie Grey, English rock singer (Modern English - "I Melt With You")
  • 1957-07-31 Daniel Ash, British punk rock singer-songwriter (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
  • 1957-08-31 Glenn Tilbrook, British rock singer, guitarist, songwriter (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed": "Tempted"), 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, England
  • 1957-09-25 Ian Reddington, English actor (Chief Clown-Doctor Who), born in Walkley, Sheffield

Jayne Torvill

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

  • 1957-10-11 Paul Bown, English actor (Watching), born in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • 1957-10-28 Stephen Morris, British pop drummer (Joy Division - "Atmosphere"; New Order), born in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.
  • 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 - "I Ran (So Far Away)"), 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 soccer midfielder (Swindon Town FC, Brentford FC) and commentator (Sky Sports), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1958-01-25 Gary Brian Tibbs, British 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)

Andy 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)

  • 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, British rock guitarist (Echo & Bunnymen - Killing Moon), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1958-04-12 Howard Stableford, English actor and host, born in Preston, Lancashire
  • 1958-04-18 Les Pattinson, Britsh rock bassist (Echo & Bunnymen - "Heaven Up Here"), born in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England
  • 1958-05-13 Frances Barber, English actress (Castaway), born in Wolverhampton, England
  • 1958-05-18 Toyah Wilcox, English singer ("I Want to Be Free"), actress, and Mrs. Robert Fripp, born in Birmingham, England
  • 1958-06-11 Kevin Wilkinson, British drummer (The Waterboys; China Crisis; Squeeze), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England (d. 1999)
  • 1958-07-06 Jennifer Saunders, English actress (Absolutely Fabulous), born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
  • 1958-07-11 Mark Lester, actor (Oliver!, Prince & Pauper), born in Oxford, England
  • 1958-07-24 Mick Karn [Andonis Michaelides], English musician (Japan), born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 2011)
  • 1958-07-30 Daley Thompson, British decathlete (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England
  • 1958-07-30 Kate Bush, English singer-songwriter (Running Up That Hill, Wuthering Heights), born in Bexleyheath, Kent, England
  • 1958-08-22 Vernon Reid, English-born American guitarist (Living Colour), born in London
  • 1958-09-06 Buster Bloodvessel [Douglas Trendle], English singer (Bad Manners), born in London
  • 1958-09-15 Lesley Player, English lover of Sarah Ferguson's father, born in Redhill, England
  • 1958-09-19 Lita Ford, English-American rock guitarist and vocalist (The Runaways - "Cherry Bomb"; solo - "Kiss Me Deadly"), born in London, England
  • 1958-11-08 Terry Lee Miall, British rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • 1958-11-24 Carmel [McCourt], English rocker (Storm, More More More), born in Wrawby, England
  • 1958-12-14 Peter "Spider" Tracy, English rock tin whistle player and vocalist (The Pogues - "Fairy Tale Of New York"), born in Eastbourne, England

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