English History (Part 37)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3601 - 3,700 of 4,623

  • 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 Whang─ürei, 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, Horsham, West Sussex, English comedian (Dermot-Men Behaving Badly, Saturday Live)
  • 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 George

1961-06-14 Boy George [O'Dowd], 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

Ricky Gervais

1961-06-25 Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian (The Office), born in Reading, England

  • 1961-06-27 Tim Whitnall, English actor (Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story), born in Canvey Island, Essex, England

Diana Spencer

1961-07-01 Diana Spencer, English Princess of Wales, born in Sandringham, England (d. 1997)

  • 1961-07-03 Tim Smith, English musician (Cardiacs), born in Carshalton, Surrey, England
  • 1961-07-22 Calvin Fish, English racing driver
  • 1961-07-24 Kerry Dixon, English footballer
  • 1961-07-26 Andy Connell, English musician and composer (Swing Out Sister), born in Manchester, England
  • 1961-08-08 The Edge [David Evans], British rock guitarist (U2 - "I Will Follow"; "Desire"; "Where The Streets Have No Name"), born in London, England
  • 1961-08-12 Lawrence Hayward, English musician (Felt, Denim, Go Kart Mozart)
  • 1961-08-13 Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster, born in Whiston, Lancashire, England
  • 1961-08-20 Joe Pasquale, English comedian (King of the Jungle - I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! 2004 4th series), born in Grays, Essex, England
  • 1961-08-22 Roland Orzabal, English musician and rock vocalist (Tears for Fears - "Shout", "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • 1961-08-24 Mark "Bedders" Bedford, English rock-ska bassist (Madness - "House Of Fun"), born in Islington, London
  • 1961-08-24 Jared Harris, Irish-British actor (Valery Legasov-Chernobyl), born in Hammersmith, London
  • 1961-08-25 Joanne Whalley, actress (Scandal), born in Manchester, England
  • 1961-08-28 Kim Appleby, English singer (Mel & Kim-Coming to America), born in Stoke Newington, London
  • 1961-09-04 Kevin Kennedy, English actor, born in Wythenshawe, United Kingdom
  • 1961-09-14 Antonia De Sancha, English actress and lover of British MP David Mellor, born in London, England
  • 1961-09-26 Will Self, English author, born in Westminster, London
  • 1961-10-06 Tim Burgess, English drummer (T'Pau), born in Macclesfield
  • 1961-10-10 Martin Kemp, English rock bassist (Spandau Ballet - "True"), born in London, England
  • 1961-10-11 Neil Buchanan, English television presenter (Finders Keepers), born in Aintree, Liverpool, England
  • 1961-11-03 David AC viscount Linley, son of English princess Margaret/mystic
  • 1961-11-10 John Walton, English darts player (BDO World Champion 2001), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Frank Bruno

1961-11-16 Frank Bruno, English boxer (European champion), born in Hammersmith, England

  • 1961-11-20 Dave Watson, English footballer, born in Liverpool, England
  • 1961-12-01 Jeremy Northam, English actor (Emma, The Crown), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1961-12-11 Marco Pierre White, English chef and restaurateur (youngest chef ever to have been awarded three Michelin stars), born in Leeds, England
  • 1961-12-13 Harry Gregson-Williams, English composer, born in Chichester, England
  • 1961-12-30 Bill English, New Zealand politician and Prime Minister (National: 2016-17), born in Lumsden, New Zealand
  • 1962-01-06 Philip Brown, English 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1962-01-15 Conrad Lant, English musician, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1962-02-02 Andy Fordham, English darts player (BDO World Champion 2004), born in Bristol, England (d. 2021)
  • 1962-02-09 Martin D Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
  • 1962-02-14 Michael Higgs, English actor, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1962-02-28 Angela Bailey, Canadian 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Coventry, England
  • 1962-03-04 David Sparrow, Canadian actor, born in Sollihull, England
  • 1962-03-07 Peter Manley, English Darts Player (PDC World C'ship runner-up 1999, 2002, 2006), born in London, England
  • 1962-03-26 Richard Coles, English musician (Communards - "Don't Leave Me This Way"), now a Church of England priest, and BBC broadcaster, born in Northampton
  • 1962-04-01 Dave Ulliott, English poker player (World Series of Poker bracelet 1997; World Poker Open 2003), born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 2015)
  • 1962-04-22 Jeff Minter, English video game programmer
  • 1962-04-24 Stuart Pearce, English soccer defender (78 caps; Nottingham Forest) and manager (England U-21 2007-13; Great Britain Olympic team 2012; Manchester City), born in London, England
  • 1962-04-26 Colin Anderson, English footballer, born in Newcastle, England
  • 1962-05-02 Jimmy White, English professional snooker player, born in Tooting, England
  • 1962-05-29 Perry Fenwick, English actor, born in Canning Town, London
  • 1962-06-12 Paul Clark, English musician (The Bolshoi), born in Leeds, England
  • 1962-06-19 Jeremy Bates, English tennis player
  • 1962-06-25 Phill Jupitus, English comedian and broadcaster, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, England
  • 1962-06-26 George Windsor, Earl of St Andrews, elder son of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, born in Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1962-06-29 Amanda Donohoe, English actress (CJ Lamb-LA Law), born in London, England
  • 1962-07-04 Neil Morrissey, English actor (Men Behaving Badly), born in Stafford, England
  • 1962-07-12 Dean Wilkins, English football manager
  • 1962-08-04 Paul Reynolds, British rock guitarist (A Flock of Seagulls - "I Ran (So Far Away)"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1962-08-09 Michael "Mick" Conroy, British bassist (Modern English - "I Melt With You")
  • 1962-08-28 Paul Allen, English footballer, born in Aveley, England
  • 1962-09-18 Joanne Catherall, English rock vocalist (Human League), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1962-09-18 John Fashanu, English soccer striker (2 caps; Wimbledon FC) and TV presenter (Gladiators; Fash's Football Challenge; Deal or No Deal Nigeria), born in London, England
  • 1962-09-24 Mike Phelan, English footballer and coach (Manchester United), born in Nelson, England
  • 1962-10-01 Paul Walsh, English soccer forward (5 caps; Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Charlton), born in London, England
  • 1962-10-11 Nicola Bryant, English actress (Doctor Who-Peri Brown), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
  • 1962-10-23 Beatie Edney, English actress (Diary of a Mad Old Man), born in London, England
  • 1962-10-26 Cary Elwes, English actor (Glory, Princess Bride), born in London, England
  • 1962-11-02 Simon Hill, English-Australian football commentator, born in Manchester
  • 1962-11-24 John Squire, English pop guitarist (Stone Roses, She Bangs the Drums)
  • 1962-11-27 David "Davey Boy" Smith, Britiish professional wrestler (WWF Intercontinental Championship; British Bulldogs), born in Golborne, Lancashire (d. 2002)
  • 1962-12-13 Kendra Slawinski, English netball player
  • 1962-12-17 Paul Dobson, English footballer
  • 1963-01-06 Paul Brindley, English pop bassist (Sundays, Can't Be Sure)
  • 1963-01-07 Clint Mansell, English musician and composer, born in Coventry, United Kingdom
  • 1963-01-11 Jason Connery, actor (Robin Hood), born in London, England
  • 1963-01-16 James May, English television presenter, born in Bristol, United Kingdom
  • 1963-01-19 Caron Wheeler, English singer (Soul II Soul - "Keep on Movin'"), born in Acton, London
  • 1963-01-24 Martyn Grimley, English field hockey player, born in Halifax, United Kingdom
  • 1963-01-26 Andrew Ridgeley, British pop guitarist, songwriter and producer (Wham - "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"), born in Windlesham, Surrey, England
  • 1963-01-26 Jazzie B [Beresford Romeo], English rapper (Soul II Soul - "Feel Free"), born in Hornsey, London, England
  • 1963-02-02 Stephen McGann, British actor (Catherine the Great), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1963-02-18 Rob Andrew, English rugby player, born in Richmond, United Kingdom
  • 1963-02-18 Henry Winter, English football journalist, born in London, United Kingdom


1963-02-19 Seal [Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel], British Grammy and Brit Award-winning singer-songwriter ("Crazy"; "Kiss From A Rose"; "Love's Divine"), born in London, England

  • 1963-02-20 Ian Brown, British rock singer and musician (Stone Roses - "Love Spreads"; "Fools Gold"), born in Warrington, England
  • 1963-02-21 Ranking Roger [Roger Charlery], British rock vocalist (The Beat; General Public), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2019)
  • 1963-03-04 Janey Lee Grace, British pop singer ("7 Ways to Love"), author (Imperfectly Natural...), television presenter and radio disc jockey, born in Nottingham, England
  • 1963-03-11 Alexandra "Alex" Kingston, British actress (Doctor Who, ER, The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders), born in Epsom, Surrey, England
  • 1963-03-12 Ian Holloway, English football manager

David Thewlis

1963-03-20 David Thewlis, English actor (Remus Lupin-Harry Potter series), born in Blackpool, Lancashire

  • 1963-04-02 Karl Beattie, English television director and producer (Most Haunted), born in Guildford, Surrey
  • 1963-04-04 David Gavurin, English pop guitarist and composer (Sundays, Blind)
  • 1963-04-08 Julian Lennon, English singer-songwriter ("Too Late for Goodbyes"), philanthropist (The White Feather Foundation), photographer, and son of John, born in Liverpool, England
  • 1963-05-05 Simon Rimmer, English chef and TV host (Something for the Weekend), born in Wallasey, Merseyside, England

Natasha Richardson

1963-05-11 Natasha Richardson, English actress (Gothic, Handmaid's Tale), born in London, England

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