English History (Part 36)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3501 - 3,600 of 4,608

  • 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 - "People Are People"; Recoil), born in Hammersmith, London
  • 1959-06-06 Amanda Pays, English actress (Max Headroom, Off Limits), born in London, England

Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie (63 years old)

1959-06-11 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, British rock drummer (Nine Inch Nails), born in Coventry, England
  • 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 Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (One Under The Eight, Pet Shop Boys), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • 1959-10-04 Tony Meo, English snooker player (British Open 1989; English Pro C’ship 1986-87), born in London, 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, English 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, English 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, British stage and screen actor (Dynasty/The Colbys - "Miles"), 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)

Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton (62 years old)

1960-03-13 English-Irish musician and Rock Bassist (U2 -"I Will Follow"), born in Chinnor, England

  • 1960-03-21 Guy Chadwick, British pop singer-songwriter (The House of Love - Shine On), born in Hanover, Germany
  • 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 Hugo Weaving, Nigerian-born English-Australian actor (Agent Smith - The Matrix), born in Ibadan, Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria
  • 1960-04-04 Jane Eaglin, English dramatic soprano, born in Lincoln, England
  • 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)

Paula YatesPaula Yates (1960-2000)

1960-04-24 English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), born in London

  • 1960-04-26 Roger Taylor, English rock drummer (Duran Duran - "Hungry Like The Wolf"), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1960-04-29 Phil King, British rock bassist (Lush; Jesus and Mary Chain; The Fallen), 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

Mark BurnettMark Burnett (62 years old)

1960-07-17 British television producer (The Apprentice, Survivor, Shark Tank), born in London

  • 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

Hugh GrantHugh Grant (62 years old)

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

Colin FirthColin Firth (62 years old)

1960-09-10 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, British actor (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows), born in London, England
  • 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

Tilda SwintonTilda Swinton (62 years old)

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

  • 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, British soul and R&B guitarist and bass player (Fizzz; Imagination - "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, British Academy and Emmy Award-winning film score composer (Emma; Chocolat; Cider House Rules), born in Haslemere, England
  • 1960-12-20 Carolyn Seaward, Miss United Kingdom (1979), born in Devonshire, England
  • 1960-12-27 Maryam D'Abo, actress (Living Daylights, Xtro, Until Sept), born in London, England
  • 1961-01-13 Suggs [Graham McPherson], English singer-songwriter (Madness), born in Hastings, England
  • 1961-01-16 Paul Raven, English rock bassist (Killing Joke), born in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom (d. 2007)
  • 1961-01-18 Peter Beardsley, English footballer, born in Hexham, United Kingdom
  • 1961-01-27 Gillian Gilbert, British rock keyboard and guitar player (New Order - "Round & Round"), born in Manchester, England
  • 1961-01-31 Lloyd Cole, English rocker (Lloyd Cole and the Commotions), born in Buxton, Derbyshire
  • 1961-02-16 Andy Taylor, British rock guitarist (Duran Duran - "Hungry Like the Wolf"; The Power Station), born in Tynemouth, England
  • 1961-02-19 Andy Wallace, English race car driver
  • 1961-02-19 Justin Fashanu, English soccer forward (first openly gay pro footballer; first black footballer to command £1 million transfer fee), born in London, England (d. 1998)
  • 1961-02-20 Imogen Stubbs, actress (Summer Story), born in Rothbury, England
  • 1961-03-03 Perry McCarthy, English racing driver, born in Stepney, London
  • 1961-03-17 Andrew Paul, English actor (The Bill), born in London, England
  • 1961-04-02 Keren Jane Woodward, English rock vocalist (Bananarama - "Venus"), born in Bristol, England
  • 1961-04-18 Jane Leeves, English actress (Murphy Brown, Daphne Moon-Fraiser), born in London, England
  • 1961-05-02 Phil Vickery, English celebrity chef (This Morning), born in Folkestone, Kent, England
  • 1961-05-03 Steve McClaren, English football manager, born in Fulford, York, England
  • 1961-05-04 Jay Aston, English singer (Bucks Fizz), born in Purley, Surrey
  • 1961-05-10 Blyth Tait, New Zealand equestrian (Olympic gold Individual eventing 1996, bronze 1992), born in Whangārei, New Zealand
  • 1961-05-14 Tim Roth, British actor (Reservoir Dogs; Vincent & Theo; The Hateful Eight), born in Dulwich, London, England
  • 1961-05-30 Harry Enfield, English comedian and actor (Dermot-Men Behaving Badly, Saturday Live), born in Horsham, England
  • 1961-06-06 Dee C. Lee [Diane Catherine Sealy], British rock musician (Wham!, Style Council), born in London, England
  • 1961-06-10 Maxi Priest [Max Elliott], Jamaican-English singer (Wild World), born in London, England

Boy GeorgeBoy George (61 years old)

1961-06-14 British singer-songwriter (Culture Club - "Karma Chameleon"), born in Bexley, Kent, England

  • 1961-06-18 [Genevieve] Alison Moyet, English rock vocalist (Yaz, Alf), born in Essex, England
  • 1961-06-24 Curt Smith, British-American rock bassist/vocalist (Tears For Fears - "Everybody Wants To Rule The World"; "Shout"), born in Bath, Somerset, England

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