Scotland in History (Part 6)

Scotland: Edinburgh - Glasgow

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 707

  • 1955-12-23 Carol Ann Duffy, Scottish poet (British Poet Laureate 2009-), born in Glasgow
  • 1956-03-30 Bill Butler, Scottish politician
  • 1956-06-03 George Burley, Scottish football player and manager
  • 1956-06-26 Azhar Cachalia, Scottish/South African leader (United Democratic Front)
  • 1956-09-12 Brian Robertson, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1956-09-15 Maggie Reilly, Scottish folk singer
  • 1956-12-29 Fred MacAulay, Scottish comedian
  • 1957-04-04 Graeme Kelling, Scottish pop guitarist (Deacon Blue), born in Paisley, Scotland (d. 2004)
  • 1957-04-13 Dallas Moir, Scottish cricketer
  • 1957-06-16 Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show)
  • 1957-08-04 John Wark, Scottish footballer
  • 1957-10-30 Andy Archer, Scottish dramatist
  • 1957-11-30 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • 1957-12-22 Richard "Ricky" Ross, Scottish rock vocalist (Deacon Blue), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1958-04-14 Peter Capaldi, Scottish actor (12th Doctor in Doctor Who, The Thick of It), born in Glasgow
  • 1958-04-25 Fish, [Derek William Dick], Scottish vocalist (Marillion-Sugar Mice)
  • 1958-07-20 Mick MacNeil, Scottish musician (Simple Minds), born on the Isle of Barra
  • 1958-11-24 Roy Aitken, Scottish former footballer
  • 1958-12-14 Mike Scott, Scottish rocker (Blues Inc, Waterboys-Rainbow Warrior)
  • 1959-01-21 Alex McLeish, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1959-04-25 Billy Rankin, rocker, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959-04-27 Sheena Easton, [Shirley Orr], singer (Sugar Walls), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959-05-29 Mel Gaynor, rock drummer (Simple Minds-Water Front), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959-07-09 Jim Kerr, rock vocalist (Simple Minds), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959-11-02 Peter Mullan, Scottish actor and filmmaker (The Magdalene Sisters), born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • 1959-11-22 Frank McAvennie, Scottish footballer
  • 1959-11-25 Charles Kennedy, British politician (Liberal Democrat leader 1999-2006), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • 1959-11-27 Charlie Burchill, Scottish pop guitarist (Simple Minds-Breakfast Club)
  • 1960-01-16 Richard Elliot, Scottish-born American jazz saxophonist (When a Man Loves a Woman cover), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1960-03-18 James MacPherson, Scottish actor (Taggart, Sometimes), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • 1960-03-23 Nicol Stephen, Deputy First Minister of Scotland
  • 1960-04-28 Ian Rankin, Scottish novelist
  • 1960-11-03 James Prime, British rock keyboardist (Deacon Blue), born in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
  • 1960-12-23 William Sinnot, Scottish pop musician (Shamen-Move Any Mountain)
  • 1961-02-22 Debbie Linden, actress (Kenny Everett Show), born in Glasgow, Scotland

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1961-04-14 Robert Carlyle, British actor (Trainspotting, The Full Monty), born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1961-06-24 Iain Glen, Scottish actor (Game of Thrones, Resident Evil), born in Edinburgh

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1961-07-15 Forest Whitaker, actor and director (The Last King of Scotland, Platoon), born in Longview, Texas

  • 1961-08-24 Colin Angus, Scottish pop musician (Shamen, Ebeneezer Goode)
  • 1961-09-27 Irvine Welsh, Scottish writer
  • 1961-11-18 Steven Moffat, Scottish TV writer and producer (Doctor Who, Sherlock), born in Paisley
  • 1961-12-29 Jim Reid, Scottish singer (The Jesus and Mary Chain, Freeheat)
  • 1962-02-22 Les Wallace, Scottish darts player
  • 1962-03-05 Charlie and Craig Reid, Scottish musicians (The Proclaimers)
  • 1962-03-28 Ged Grimes, Scottish rocker (Simple Minds), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1962-04-23 John Hannah, Scottish actor
  • 1962-05-13 Kathleen Jamie, Scottish poet

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1962-05-17 Craig Ferguson, Scottish actor, writer and comedian, born in Glasgow, Scotland

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  • 1962-05-19 Iain Harvie, Scottish rock guitarist (Nothing Ever Happens)
  • 1963-04-30 Steve Smith, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1963-08-29 Elizabeth Fraser, Scottish singer
  • 1963-09-06 Pat Nevin, Scottish footballer
  • 1963-09-21 Angus Macfadyen, Scottish actor
  • 1963-10-24 John Hendrie, Scottish footballer
  • 1963-11-28 Armando Iannucci, comedian and radio producer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1964-02-27 Ewen Vernal, British pop bassist (Deacon Blue), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1964-04-08 John McGinlay, Scottish footballer
  • 1964-05-05 Lorraine McIntosh, Scottish pop singer (Deacon Blues) and actress, born in Cumnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
  • 1964-12-11 Justin Currie, Scottish rock vocalist/bassist (Del Amitri)
  • 1964-12-25 Gary McAllister, Scottish footballer
  • 1964-12-30 Duglas T. Stewart, Scottish musician (BMX Bandits)
  • 1965-01-20 Colin Calderwood, Scottish footballer
  • 1965-01-22 Brian McCardie, Scottish actor
  • 1965-01-27 Alan Cumming, Scottish actor
  • 1965-03-04 Jonathan Shearer, Scottish castaway
  • 1965-03-23 Marti Pellow, Scottish musician (Wet, Wet, Wet - "Love is All Around"), born in Glasgow
  • 1965-07-09 David O'Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
  • 1965-07-19 Evelyn Glennie, Scottish percussionist
  • 1965-10-20 Norman Blake, Scottish musician
  • 1965-11-24 Shirley Henderson, Scottish actress
  • 1965-11-25 Dougray Scott, Scottish television and film actor
  • 1965-12-06 Gordon Durie, Scottish footballer
  • 1965-12-07 Colin Hendry, Scottish footballer
  • 1965-12-20 Robert Cavanah, Scottish actor
  • 1966-08-26 Shirley Manson, Scottish singer
  • 1966-10-15 Douglas Vipond, Scottish pop drummer (Deacon Blue) and broadcaster, born in Elderslie, Scotland
  • 1966-10-26 Steve Valentine, Scottish actor (Crossing Jordan), born in Bishopbriggs, Scotland
  • 1967-01-13 George Paterson, Scottish singer/songwriter DMP
  • 1967-03-11 John Barrowman, Scottish born actor (Peter Fairchild-Central Park West), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1967-04-17 Henry Ian Cusick, Peruvian-born Scottish actor
  • 1967-04-27 Tommy Smith, Scottish jazz musician
  • 1967-10-28 Kevin Macdonald, Scottish film director
  • 1967-11-07 Sharleen Spiteri Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
  • 1968-01-18 Frank Quitely, Scottish comic book artist
  • 1968-08-05 Colin Steele McRae, British rally driver, born in Lanark, Scotland (d. 2007)
  • 1968-08-25 Stuart Murdoch, Scottish musician (Belle & Sebastian)
  • 1968-08-28 Billy Boyd, Scottish actor
  • 1968-09-06 Christopher Brookmyre, Scottish writer
  • 1968-11-23 Kirsty Young, Scottish television journalist
  • 1969-01-05 Paul McGillion, Scottish actor
  • 1969-01-13 Stephen Hendry, Edinburgh, Scottish professional snooker player
  • 1969-04-22 Craig Logan, Scotland, rock bassist (Bros Front, Bon Jovi-New Jersey)
  • 1969-08-05 James Fuller, NFL/WLAF safety (N O Saints, Frankfurt Galaxy, Scotland)
  • 1969-11-13 Gerard Butler, Scottish actor
  • 1969-12-13 Tony Curran, Scottish actor (Gladiator, Underworld: Evolution), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1969-12-29 Allan McNish, Scottish race car driver
  • 1969-12-31 Dominik Diamond, Scottish presenter and newspaper columnist
  • 1970-04-13 Gerry Creaney, Scottish footballer
  • 1970-07-19 Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish politician, First Minister of Scotland (2014-), born in Irvine, Scotland
  • 1971-01-21 Alan McManus, Scottish snooker player

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