English History (Part 40)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 3901 - 4,000 of 4,660

  • 1968-08-02 John Pinkerton, English computer scientist who designed the first business computer in England, the LEO computer, born in London (d. 1997)
  • 1968-08-11 Alan Kelly, England-born Irish footballer
  • 1968-08-14 Adrian Lester, English actor, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1968-08-17 Helen McCrory, English actress (The Queen, Peaky Blinders), born in London (d. 2021)
  • 1968-08-26 Chris Boardman, British cyclist (world 1 hour record), born in Merseyside, England
  • 1968-09-09 Clive Mendonca, English footballer, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1968-09-21 Jon Brookes, English drummer (The Charlatans), born in Burntwood, Staffordshire (d. 2013)
  • 1968-09-23 Yvette Fielding, English television presenter (Blue Peter), born in Manchester, England

Person of interestChris Ofili

1968-10-10 Chris Ofili, English painter (Turner prize - elephant dung), born in Manchester, England

Painter Chris Ofili
Chris Ofili
  • 1968-10-14 Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer
  • 1968-10-27 Vinny Samways, English footballer, born in Bethnal Green, London
  • 1968-11-10 Steve Brookstein, English singer who won the first series of The X Factor, born in Mitcham, England
  • 1968-11-21 Alex James, English bassist
  • 1968-11-30 Des'ree [Desirée Annette Weeks], English singer (Feel So High, You Gotta Be, Life)
  • 1968-12-12 Kate Humble, English television presenter, born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1969-01-22 Olivia d'Abo, English-American actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy), born in London, England
  • 1969-02-06 Tim Sherwood, English footballer & manager, born in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
  • 1969-03-17 [Lee] Alexander McQueen, English fashion designer, born in London (d. 2010)
  • 1969-03-25 Cathy Dennis, English singer, songwriter, and actress
  • 1969-04-22 Dion Dublin, English footballer
  • 1969-06-02 Cy Chadwick, English actor
  • 1969-08-23 Keith Tyson, English artist, born in Ulverston, United Kingdom
  • 1969-09-04 Noah Taylor, English-born actor, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1969-09-06 Helen Labdon, English model (page 3), born in Bracknell, England
  • 1969-09-16 Justine Frischmann, English musician (Elastica), born in Kensington, London
  • 1969-09-26 Paul Warhurst, English footballer, born in Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, United Kingdom
  • 1969-10-02 Mitch English, American actor
  • 1969-10-02 Badly Drawn Boy [Damon Gough], British singer-songwriter (Have You Fed The Fish?), born in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England
  • 1969-10-06 Troy Shaw, English snooker player
  • 1969-10-07 Maria Whittaker, English model, born in Hounslow, United Kingdom
  • 1969-10-09 P.J. Harvey, English musician, singer and songwriter, born in Bridport, Dorset, England
  • 1969-10-09 Steve McQueen, British filmmaker and artist (12 Years a Slave), born in London, England
  • 1969-10-15 Dominic West, British actor (The Wire), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1969-11-12 Jason Cundy, English footballer and broadcaster, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1969-12-05 Lewis Gordon Pugh, English-South African swimmer, polar explorer and motivational speaker, born in Plymouth, England
  • 1969-12-18 Justin Edinburgh, English footballer
  • 1969-12-19 Richard Hammond, English television presenter (Top Gear), born in Solihull, West Midlands
  • 1969-12-30 Dave England, American television personality
  • 1969-12-30 Jay Kay [Jason Cheetham], English jazz-funk singer-songwriter (Jamiroquai), born in Stretford, Lancashire, England
  • 1970-01-31 (Amelia) "Minnie" Driver, British-American actress (Good Will Hunting; The Riches), and singer-songwriter (Everything I've Got in My Pocket), born in London, England
  • 1970-02-04 Gabrielle Anwar, Laleham England, actress (Body Snatchers)
  • 1970-02-17 Dominic Purcell, English-born Australian actor (Prison Break), born in Wallasey, England

Person of interestRachel Weisz

1970-03-07 Rachel Weisz, English actress (The Mummy, The Constant Gardener), born in London, England

Actress Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
  • 1970-04-19 Kelly Holmes, British athlete (Olympics gold 800/1,500m 2004), born in Hildenborough, England
  • 1970-05-10 Sally Phillips, English comedian and actress (Smack the Pony, Miranda), born in Hong Kong

Person of interestLouis Theroux

1970-05-20 Louis Theroux, English television broadcaster (Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends, When Louis Met....), born in Singapore

Broadcaster Louis Theroux
Louis Theroux

Person of interestNaomi Campbell

1970-05-22 Naomi Campbell, English model and actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped), born in London, England

Supermodel & Actress Naomi Campbell
Supermodel & Actress
Naomi Campbell

Person of interestJoseph Fiennes

1970-05-27 Joseph Fiennes, English actor (Enemy at the Gates, Shakespeare in Love), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • 1970-05-28 Ian Cashmore, English actor and paranormal investigator
  • 1970-07-02 Monie Love, English rapper
  • 1970-07-06 Martin Smith, English singer (Delirious?), born in London, England
  • 1970-07-10 Jason Orange, English singer and musician (Take That), born in Lancashire, England
  • 1970-07-17 Mandy Smith, English singer (I Just Can't Wait), born in Tottenham, England
  • 1970-07-25 Lord Nicholas Windsor, youngest son of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, born in King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London

Person of interestChristopher Nolan

1970-07-30 Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England

  • 1970-08-01 David James, English footballer, born in Welwyn Garden City, England
  • 1970-08-11 Andy Bell, English musician (Ride, Hurricane #1, Oasis)
  • 1970-08-13 Alan Shearer, English footballer, born in Gosforth, England
  • 1970-08-17 Rupert Degas, English actor and voice artist, born in London, England
  • 1970-08-22 Charlie Connelly, English writer (Attention All Shipping), born in London
  • 1970-08-27 Peter Ebdon, English snooker player
  • 1970-08-27 Tony Kanal, Indian-American bassist and songwriter (No Doubt), born in Kingsbury, London, England
  • 1970-09-03 Gareth Southgate, English manager of English national side and footballer (Aston Villa, Middlesbrough), born in Watford, England
  • 1970-09-04 Ione Skye, British-born American actress (Say Anything), born in Hampstead, London
  • 1970-09-22 Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor
  • 1970-09-29 Emily Lloyd, actress (Wish You Were Here, In Country), born in London, England
  • 1970-10-10 Matthew Pinsent CBE, English rower (Olympic gold coxless pair 1992, 96; four 2000, 04; World C'ship gold x 10) and broadcaster (BBC), born in Holt, England
  • 1970-10-11 Andy Marriott, English-Welsh football goalkeeper, born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, England
  • 1970-10-24 Alonza Bevan, English bassist (Kula Shaker), born in London
  • 1970-11-05 Tamzin Outhwaite, English actress (Mel-EastEnders), born in Ilford, London
  • 1970-11-19 Justin Chancellor, English bassist (Tool), born in London
  • 1970-12-14 Beth Orton, English singer and songwriter, born in East Dereham, Norfolk, England
  • 1970-12-18 Johnny Yeo, English artist
  • 1970-12-19 Zac Foley, English rock bassist (EMF "Unbelievable"), born in Gloucester (d. 2002)
  • 1971-01-17 Richard Burns, English rally driver, born in Reading, England (d. 2005)
  • 1971-01-20 Gary Barlow, English pop singer (Take That), born in Frodsham, United Kingdom
  • 1971-01-22 Stan Collymore, English football player, born in Stone, United Kingdom
  • 1971-02-03 Sarah Kane, English playwright (d. 1999)
  • 1971-02-23 Melinda Messenger, English television presenter, born in Swindon, Wiltshire
  • 1971-02-25 Byron Dafoe, NHL goalie (Los Angeles Kings), born in Sussex, England
  • 1971-02-25 Helen Dobson, British golfer (ANA Inspiration 1998 runner-up), born in Skegness, England
  • 1971-03-02 Dave Gorman, English documentary comedian
  • 1971-03-15 Penny Lancaster, English model
  • 1971-04-16 Max Beesley, English musician and actor, born in Burnage, Lancashire
  • 1971-04-20 Tina Cousins, English singer (Mysterious Times), born in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • 1971-04-21 Samantha Druce, British swimmer, youngest woman to swim English Channel
  • 1971-04-25 Eric England, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1971-04-30 Darren Emerson, English DJ (Underworld)
  • 1971-05-09 Paul McGuigan, English rock bassist (Oasis, 1991-99 - "Wonderwall")
  • 1971-05-16 Rachel Goswell, English singer and songwriter (Slowdive, Mojave 3)
  • 1971-05-27 Paul Bettany, English actor (A Beautiful Mind), born in London
  • 1971-06-25 Scott Maslen, English actor (EastEnders), born in London
  • 1971-06-27 Jo Frost, British television personality (Supernanny), born in London, England
  • 1971-07-21 Charlotte Gainsbourg, French-British actress (La Bûche, Antichrist), born in London
  • 1971-07-24 John Partridge, British singer (Cats) and actor (EastEnders), born in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England
  • 1971-07-29 Jayne Fenner, Four Marks England, US sailing (Olympic-92)
  • 1971-08-06 Scott Minto, English footballer
  • 1971-08-11 Tommy Mooney, English football player
  • 1971-08-20 Steve Stone, English footballer, born in Gateshead, England
  • 1971-08-21 Liam Howlett, British musician (The Prodigy), born in Braintree, Essex, England

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