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Liverpool, England

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.liverpool.gov.uk/

Population:
469,017 (2001 census)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Liverpool
1882

ORCHESTRA

OrchestraFounded
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
1840

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Arthur Askey
Comic
6-Jun-1900 16-Nov-1982 Horn-rimmed British comic
Ron Atkinson
Soccer
18-Mar-1939   Former soccer manager, sportscaster
Tom Baker
Actor
20-Jan-1934   The Fourth Doctor Who
Clive Barker
Novelist
5-Oct-1952   Hellraiser
Tom Bell
Actor
2-Aug-1933 4-Oct-2006 Prime Suspect
Charles Booth
Sociologist
30-Mar-1840 23-Nov-1916 Studied poverty in London
Kenneth E. Boulding
Economist
18-Jan-1910 18-Mar-1993 The Image: Knowledge of Life in Society
Doug Bradley
Actor
7-Sep-1954   Pinhead in Hellraiser films
Andrew Burnham
Politician
7-Jan-1970   British MP, Leigh
Pete Burns
Singer/Songwriter
5-Aug-1959   Dead or Alive
Kim Cattrall
Actor
21-Aug-1956   Samantha on Sex and the City
Craig Charles
Actor
11-Jul-1964   Dave Lister on Red Dwarf
Marcus Collins
Singer
15-May-1988   Seven Nation Army
John Conway
Mathematician
26-Dec-1937   Game of Life
Elvis Costello
Musician
25-Aug-1954   My Aim Is True
Alex Cox
Film Director
15-Dec-1954   Repo Man
Walter Crane
Artist
15-Aug-1845 17-Mar-1915 British children's illustrator
Rupert Davies
Actor
22-May-1916 22-Nov-1976 Inspector Maigret
Terence Davies
Film Director
10-Nov-1945   The House of Mirth
Ken Dodd
Comic
8-Nov-1927   British comedian, ventriloquist
E. C. Dodds
Scientist
13-Oct-1899 16-Dec-1973 Diethylstilbestrol
Nadine Dorries
Politician
21-May-1957   British MP, Mid Bedfordshire
Aynsley Dunbar
Drummer
10-Jan-1946   Prolific drummer, ex-Zappa, Bowie, Journey
Peter P. Edwards
Chemist
1949   Metal-non-metal transition
Charles Elton
Scientist
29-Mar-1900 1-May-1991 Animal Ecology
Brian Epstein
Business
19-Sep-1934 27-Aug-1967 Manager of The Beatles
Rebecca Ferguson
Singer
21-Jul-1986   Heaven
Ralph Flenley
Historian
2-Jan-1886 21-Mar-1969 Modern German History
Robbie Fowler
Soccer
9-Apr-1975   Liverpool FC
Billy Fury
Musician
17-Apr-1941 28-Jan-1983 The Sound of Fury
William Ewart Gladstone
Head of State
29-Dec-1809 19-May-1898 Four times UK Prime Minister
John Gregson
Actor
15-Mar-1919 8-Jan-1975 Genevieve
George Harrison
Musician
25-Feb-1943 29-Nov-2001 Beatle
Ken Hughes
Film Director
19-Jan-1922 28-Apr-2001 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
David Hunt
Politician
21-May-1942   Former MP, The Wirral
Jason Isaacs
Actor
6-Jun-1963   Black Hawk Down
Brian Jacques
Novelist
15-Jun-1939 5-Feb-2011 Redwall
William Stanley Jevons
Economist
1-Sep-1835 13-Aug-1882 Theory of Political Economy
Ravi Kapoor
Actor
27-Jun-1969   Bug on Crossing Jordan
John Lennon
Musician
9-Oct-1940 8-Dec-1980 Beatle
Julian Lennon
Musician
8-Apr-1963   Too Late for Goodbyes
Doris Lloyd
Actor
3-Jul-1896 21-May-1968 British-American character actress
Jackie Lomax
Musician
10-May-1944   Liverpool/Merseybeat musician
Paul McCartney
Musician
18-Jun-1942   Beatle
Ian McCulloch
Singer/Songwriter
5-May-1959   Echo and the Bunnymen
Paul McGann
Actor
14-Nov-1959   Withnail & I
Patricia Medina
Actor
19-Jul-1920 28-Apr-2012 Botany Bay
Robert Morris
Politician
31-Jan-1734 7-May-1806 Financed the Revolutionary War
Derek Nimmo
Actor
19-Sep-1930 24-Feb-1999 All Gas and Gaiters
Steven Norris
Politician
24-May-1945   Former Conservative MP, Epping Forest
Mark Roberts
Artist
12-Dec-1964   Serial Streaker at Superbowl XXXVIII
Norman Rossington
Actor
24-Dec-1928 21-May-1999 A Hard Day's Night
Leonard Rossiter
Actor
21-Oct-1926 5-Oct-1984 The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
Robert Runcie
Religion
2-Oct-1921 11-Jul-2000 Archbishop of Canterbury, 1980-91
Herbert Samuel
Politician
6-Nov-1870 2-Feb-1963 High Commissioner of Palestine, 1920-25
Gia Scala
Actor
3-Mar-1934 30-Apr-1972 The Guns of Navarone
Peter Serafinowicz
Comic
10-Jul-1972   Look Around You
Will Sergeant
Guitarist
12-Apr-1958   Guitarist for Echo and the Bunnymen
Anthony Shaffer
Screenwriter
15-May-1926 6-Nov-2001 The Wicker Man, Sleuth
Peter Shaffer
Playwright
15-May-1926   Amadeus, Equus
Elisabeth Sladen
Actor
1-Feb-1948 19-Apr-2011 Sarah Jane Smith from Doctor Who
Ringo Starr
Drummer
7-Jul-1940   Beatle
Alison Steadman
Actor
26-Aug-1946   Life Is Sweet
Clive Swift
Actor
9-Feb-1936   Keeping Up Appearances
Richard L. M. Synge
Chemist
28-Oct-1914 18-Aug-1994 Partition chromatography
Magda Szubanski
Actor
12-Apr-1961   Babe
Jimmy Tarbuck
Comic
6-Feb-1940   Winner Takes All
Sir Banastre Tarleton
Military
21-Aug-1754 25-Jan-1833 Fought with Cornwallis
James Thornton
Songwriter
5-Dec-1861 27-Jul-1938 When You Were Sweet Sixteen
Rita Tushingham
Actor
14-Mar-1940   The Trap
Frankie Vaughan
Singer
3-Feb-1928 18-Sep-1999 Give Me the Moonlight, Give Me the Girl
Amelia Warner
Actor
4-Jun-1982   Lorna Doone
May Whitty
Actor
19-Jun-1865 29-May-1948 Night Must Fall
Michael Williams
Actor
9-Jul-1935 11-Jan-2001 Educating Rita

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Matthew Arnold
Poet
24-Dec-1822 15-Apr-1888 Culture and Anarchy
Brian Jacques
Novelist
15-Jun-1939 5-Feb-2011 Redwall
Paul Kletzki
Conductor
21-Mar-1900 5-Mar-1973 Director, Bern Symphony, 1964-67



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