English History (Part 36)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3501 - 3,600 of 4,660

  • 1958-04-18 Les Pattinson, Britsh rock bassist (Echo & Bunnymen - "Heaven Up Here"), born in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England
  • 1958-05-13 Frances Barber, Wolverhampton England, actress (Castaway)
  • 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 musician (Living Colour), born in London
  • 1958-09-06 Buster Bloodvessel [Douglas Trendle], English singer (Bad Manners), born in London
  • 1958-09-15 Lesley Player, Redhill England, Sarah Fergusson's father's lover
  • 1958-09-19 Lita Ford, English-American vocalist (Kiss Me Deadly, Runaways), 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
  • 1958-12-30 Rod Harrington, English darts player and broadcaster (World Matchplay C'ship 1998, 99; PDC World C'ship 1999 runner-up), born in Boreham, Essex, England
  • 1959-01-24 Vic Reeves [James Roderick Moir], English comedian, born in Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 1959-02-06 Ken Nelson, English record producer, born in Liverpool, England
  • 1959-03-19 Terry Hall, British rock-ska-pop singer (Specials; Fun Boy Three; Vegas), born in Coventry, England
  • 1959-03-21 Sarah Jane Morris, English pop-jazz-R&B singer-songwriter, born in Southampton, England
  • 1959-03-23 Epic Soundtracks [Kevin Paul Godfrey], English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls), born in Croydon, Surrey (d. 1997)

Person of interestEmma Thompson

1959-04-15 Emma Thompson, British actress (Henry V, Howards End, Oscar 1992), born in London, England

Actress Emma Thompson
Actress
Emma Thompson
  • 1959-04-17 (Shaun) "Sean" Bean, English actor (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy; Game of Thrones), born in Handsworth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Person of interestRobert Smith

1959-04-21 Robert Smith, British rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Blackpool, England

Musician Robert Smith
Musician
Robert Smith
  • 1959-04-27 Marco Pirroni, British rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants - "Ant Music"; "Goody Two Shoes" ), born in London, England
  • 1959-05-03 Ben Elton, English actor and comedian (Blackadder Back & Forth, Friday Night Live), born in Fitzrovia, London
  • 1959-05-03 David Ball, English rock keyboardist (Soft Cell), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • 1959-05-05 Ian McCulloch English rock vocalist (Echo & Bunnymen - "Heaven Up Here"), born in Liverpool
  • 1959-05-25 Cathryn Harrison, English actress (Old Woman in Black Moon), born in London, England
  • 1959-05-26 Steve Hanley, English rock bassist (The Fall; Tom Hingley and the Lovers; Brix & the Extricated), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1959-06-01 Alan Wilder, British rock vocalist and musician (Depeche Mode, 1982-85 - "Peolpe Are Peolple"; Recoil), born in Hammersmith, London, England
  • 1959-06-06 Amanda Pays, English actress (Max Headroom, Off Limits), born in London, England

Person of interestHugh Laurie

1959-06-11 Hugh Laurie, English actor (Strapless, Dr Gregory House-House), born in Oxford, England

  • 1959-07-06 John Keeble, English rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • 1959-07-21 Stuart Young-Black, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Cheshire, England
  • 1959-08-01 Joe Elliott, English heavy metal vocalist (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • 1959-08-03 Martin Atkins, English drummer (Nine Inch Nails), born in Coventry
  • 1959-08-04 Laurence Anholt, British children's author, born in London, England
  • 1959-08-05 Pete Burns, English singer (Dead or Alive, "Spin Me Round"), born in Bebington (d. 2016)
  • 1959-08-21 Anne Hobbs, English tennis star, born in Nottingham, England
  • 1959-09-18 Ian Arkwright, English footballer (Wolverhampton Wanderers), born in Shafton, Barnsley, England
  • 1959-10-04 Tony Meo, English snooker player (British Open 1989; English Pro C’ship 1986-87), born in London, England
  • 1959-10-04 Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (One Under The Eight, Pet Shop Boys), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • 1959-10-10 Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter (Electric Landlady), born in Croydon, Surrey, England (d. 2000)
  • 1959-10-15 Sarah Margaret Ferguson, Duchess of York, born in London, England
  • 1959-10-16 Gary Kemp, British rock guitarist and lyricist (Spandau Ballet - "True"), born in Smithfield, London
  • 1959-10-29 Finola Hughes, actress (Anna-General Hospital, Staying Alive), born in London, England
  • 1959-11-14 Paul McGann, English actor (Eighth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Liverpool, Lancashire
  • 1959-11-17 Terry Fenwick, English footballer
  • 1959-11-23 Maxwell Caulfield, English actor (Miles-The Colbys), born in Derbyshire, England
  • 1959-12-01 Billy Childish, English painter, writer and musician
  • 1959-12-26 Lesley Tomlinson, English cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Derbyshire, England
  • 1959-12-30 Tracey Ullman, British actress (The Tracey Ullman Show) and singer ("They Don't Know"), born in Slough, England
  • 1960-01-06 Nigella Lawson, English chef and writer, born in London, England
  • 1960-01-18 Mark Rylance [David Mark Rylance Waters], English actor (Bridge of Spies) & theatre director, born in Ashford, Kent
  • 1960-02-04 Tim Booth, British rock singer (James - "Sit Down"), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • 1960-02-09 Holly Johnson, British rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood - "Relax"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1960-03-05 David Tibet, English musician (Current 93)

Person of interestAdam Clayton

1960-03-13 Adam Clayton, English-Irish musician and rock bassist (U2 -"I Will Follow"), born in Chinnor, England

Musician and Rock Bassist Adam Clayton
Musician and Rock Bassist
Adam Clayton
  • 1960-03-21 Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)
  • 1960-03-24 Grayson Perry, English cross-dressing artist (Turner Prize 2003), born in Chelmsford
  • 1960-03-25 Steve Norman, British rock saxophone player (Spandau Ballet - "True"), born in London, England
  • 1960-04-04 Jane Eaglin, English dramatic soprano, born in Lincoln, England
  • 1960-04-04 Hugo Weaving, Nigerian-born English-Australian actor (Agent Smith - The Matrix), born in Ibadan, Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria
  • 1960-04-22 Lloyd Honeyghan, British boxer (undisputed world welterweight champion 1986-87; W 43, L 5), born in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica
  • 1960-04-23 Steve Clark, English rock guitarist (Def Leppard), born in Hillsborough, England (d. 1991)
  • 1960-04-24 Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), born in London (d. 2000)
  • 1960-04-26 Roger Taylor, English rock drummer (Duran Duran - "Hungry Like The Wolf"), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1960-04-29 Phil King, English bassist (Lush), born in London, England
  • 1960-05-02 Stephen Daldry, English film director (Billy Elliot, The Hours), born in Dorset, England
  • 1960-05-14 Anne Clark, British poet and avant garde recording artist, born in Croydon, Surrey, England
  • 1960-05-19 Yazz [Yasmin Evans], singer (Fine Time), born in London, England
  • 1960-05-29 Adrian Paul, English actor (Dance to Win, Highlander), born in London, England
  • 1960-06-01 Simon Gallup, British rock bassist (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Duxhurst, Surrey, England
  • 1960-06-20 John Taylor, English musician (Duran Duran), born in Solihull, Warwickshire
  • 1960-07-11 Caroline Quentin, British actress (Dorothy in Men Behaving Badly, Jonathan Creek), born in Surrey, England
  • 1960-07-17 Mark Burnett, British television producer, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1960-07-20 Katie Rabbet, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend, born in London, England
  • 1960-07-27 Jo Durie, English tennis player, born in Bristol
  • 1960-08-04 Bernard Rose, English director
  • 1960-08-13 Phil Taylor, English darts player (BDO World Champion 1990, 92; PDC World Champion 1995-2002, 04-06, 09-10, 13), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • 1960-08-28 Emma [Elizabeth Wylie Samuelson] Samms, British actress (Colby's, General Hospital), born in London, England
  • 1960-09-08 David Steele, British musician (The Beat, Fine Young Cannibals), born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England

Person of interestHugh Grant

1960-09-09 Hugh Grant, English actor (4 Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones' Diary), born in London, England

Actor and Producer Hugh Grant
Actor and Producer
Hugh Grant

Person of interestColin Firth

1960-09-10 Colin Firth, English actor (Bridget Jones' Diary, The King's Speech), born in Grayshott Hampshire

  • 1960-09-11 Neal X [Whitmore], English musician (Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Love Missile F-111), born in Henley-on-Thames, England
  • 1960-09-18 Karim Rashid, Egyptian-Canadian industrial designer, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • 1960-09-23 John Rocca, English funk singer (Southern Freeze), born in London
  • 1960-10-14 Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)
  • 1960-10-17 Guy Henry, English actor
  • 1960-10-19 Jonathan FeBland, English musician and artist, born in London
  • 1960-10-30 Kim Thompson, English actress (Stealing Heaven), born in Bath, Somerset, England

Person of interestTilda Swinton

1960-11-05 Tilda Swinton, British actress (We Need to Talk About Kevin, The Chronicles of Narnia), born in London, England

Actress Tilda Swinton
Actress
Tilda Swinton
  • 1960-11-10 Neil Gaiman, English writer of graphic novels, films and fiction (American Gods, The Graveyard Book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane), born in Portchester, Hampshire, England
  • 1960-11-18 Kim Wilde, English pop singer ("Kids in America"; "You Keep Me Hanging On"), born in London
  • 1960-11-27 Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion), born in Northampton, England
  • 1960-12-07 Craig Scanlon, English rock guitarist (The Fall), born in Manchester, England
  • 1960-12-11 Rachel Portman, English film score composer (Emma; Chocolat), born in Haslemere, England
  • 1960-12-20 Carolyn Seaward, Miss United Kingdom (1979), born in Devonshire, England

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths