English History (Part 36)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3501 - 3,600 of 4,676

  • 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, [Gary Webb], Hammersmith England, vocalist (Replicas)
  • 1958-03-09 Martin Fry, English pop singer and rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart), born in Stretford, Lancashire
  • 1958-03-22 Pete Wylie, 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
  • 1958-04-18 Lee Pattinson, English rock bassist (Echo & Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here), born in Ormskirk,
  • 1958-05-13 Frances Barber, Wolverhampton England, actress (Castaway)
  • 1958-05-18 Toyah Wilcox, rocker (I Want to Be Free), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1958-06-11 Kevin Wilkinson, English drummer (The Waterboys), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (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 (Wild Things, Wuthering Heights), born in Plumstead, 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, English rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London
  • 1958-11-24 Carmel, [McCourt], English rocker (Storm, More More More), born in Wrawby, England
  • 1958-12-14 Spider Tracy, English rock vocalist (The Pogues), 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, English musician (Specials, Fun Boy 3), born in Coventry
  • 1959-03-21 Sarah Jane Morris, English singer, 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 Sean Bean, English actor (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, A Game of Thrones)

Person of interestRobert Smith

1959-04-21 Robert Smith, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Cure-Hell's Kitchen), born in Blackpool, England

Musician Robert Smith
Musician
Robert Smith
  • 1959-04-27 Marco Pirroni, rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants), 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 musician (The Fall, Tom Hingley and the Lovers)
  • 1959-06-01 Alan "Wild"er, English rock vocalist/music (Depeche Mode-Wild!)
  • 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, Cheshire England, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996)
  • 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, 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, English rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True), born in 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, Derbyshire England, actor (Miles-The Colbys)
  • 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, Slough England, singer/actress (Tracey Ullman Show)
  • 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 singer (Heat, The World's End), born in Leeds, England
  • 1960-02-09 Holly Johnson, rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1960-03-05 David Tibet, English musician (Current 93)
  • 1960-03-13 Adam Clayton, English-Irish musician and rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow), born in Chinnor, England
  • 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, rock sax (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, English welterweight boxing champ (1986)
  • 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
  • 1960-05-02 Stephen Daldry, English film director (Billy Elliot, The Hours), born in Dorset, England
  • 1960-05-14 Anne Clark, English singer
  • 1960-05-19 Yazz, [Yasmin Evans], singer (Fine Time), born in London, England
  • 1960-05-29 Adrian Paul, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander), born in London, England
  • 1960-06-01 Simon Gallup, English bassist (The Cure)
  • 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, English musician (The Beat, Fine Young Cannibals), born in Birmingham, 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)
  • 1960-10-14 Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)
  • 1960-10-17 Guy Henry, English actor
  • 1960-10-19 Dan Woodgate, rock drummer (Madness, Voice of Beehive), born in London, England

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