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Manchester, England

CITY

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

Population:
394,269 (2001 census)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Manchester Metropolitan University
1970
Xavieran College
1872
Victoria University of Manchester
1851
University of Manchester
1824
Manchester Grammar School
1515

ORCHESTRA

OrchestraFounded
The Hallé
1857

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Stuart Adamson
Musician
11-Apr-1958 16-Dec-2001 Guitarist for The Skids and Big Country
Margaret Beckett
Government
15-Jan-1943   UK Foreign Secretary, 2006-07
Danny Boyle
Film Director
20-Oct-1956   Trainspotting
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Novelist
24-Nov-1849 29-Oct-1924 Little Lord Fauntleroy
John Cassell
Publisher
23-Jan-1817 2-Apr-1865 Cassell's Magazine
James Chadwick
Physicist
20-Oct-1891 24-Jul-1974 Discovered the neutron
Tony Clement
Politician
27-Jan-1961   Canadian Minister of Health
Steve Coogan
Actor
14-Oct-1965   I'm Alan Partridge
George Coulouris
Actor
1-Oct-1903 25-Apr-1989 Watch on the Rhine
Peter Cundall
TV Personality
1-Apr-1927   Host of Gardening Australia, 1989-2008
Ian Curtis
Singer
15-Jul-1956 18-May-1980 Lead singer of Joy Division
Thomas De Quincey
Author
15-Aug-1785 8-Dec-1859 Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Simon Dee
Talk Show Host
28-Jul-1935 30-Aug-2009 Dee Time
Howard Devoto
Singer
1955   Buzzcocks and Magazine vocalist
Robert G. Edwards
Scientist
27-Sep-1925 10-Apr-2013 In vitro fertilization
Flood
Music Producer
c. 1960   Produced albums for Nine Inch Nails, U2, etc.
Martin Fry
Musician
9-Mar-1958   Singer for ABC
Genesis P-Orridge
Electronic Musician
22-Feb-1950   Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV
Andy Gibb
Musician
5-Mar-1958 10-Mar-1988 I Just Want To Be Your Everything
David Greene
Film Director
22-Feb-1921 7-Apr-2003 Gray Lady Down
Bernard Hill
Actor
17-Dec-1944   Boys from the Blackstuff
Nicholas Hope
Actor
25-Dec-1958   Bad Boy Bubby
John Hopkinson
Engineer
27-Jul-1849 27-Aug-1898 English electrical engineer
Mick Hucknall
Singer
8-Jun-1960   Lead singer, Simply Red
Bryn Jones
Musician
17-Jun-1961 14-Jan-1999 Muslimgauze
Davy Jones
Singer
30-Dec-1945 29-Feb-2012 Frontman for The Monkees
Emrys Jones
Actor
22-Sep-1915 10-Jul-1972 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing
Jay Kay
Singer
30-Dec-1969   Jamiroquai singer
Burt Kwouk
Actor
18-Jul-1930   Cato in Pink Panther films
Jackie Lane
Actor
10-Jul-1947   Dodo Chaplet in Dr. Who
Harold Laski
Economist
30-Jun-1893 24-Mar-1950 A Grammar of Politics
Ann Lee
Religion
29-Feb-1736 8-Sep-1784 Mother Ann, Founder of the Shakers
Ted Lewis
Novelist
18-Jan-1940 15-May-1982 Jack's Return Home
Johnny Marr
Guitarist
31-Oct-1963   The Smiths
Col Needham
Encyclopaedist
26-Jan-1967   IMDB founder
Peter Noone
Singer
5-Nov-1947   Lead singer of Herman's Hermits
Jim O'Neill
Economist
c. 1956   Chairman, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Emmeline Pankhurst
Activist
14-Jul-1857 14-Jun-1928 Militant suffragette
Linus Roache
Actor
1-Feb-1964   Pandaemonium
Eric Stewart
Musician
20-Jan-1945   Former 10cc frontman
John Thaw
Actor
3-Jan-1942 21-Feb-2002 Inspector Morse
Marsha Thomason
Actor
19-Jan-1976   Diana Barrigan on White Collar
Elihu Thomson
Inventor
29-Mar-1853 13-Mar-1937 Electric welding and A/C motors
Billy Thorpe
Musician
29-Mar-1946 28-Feb-2007 Children of the Sun
Shayne Ward
Singer
15-Oct-1984   Winner of The X Factor, 2005
David Warner
Actor
29-Jul-1941   The Omen
Jeanette Winterson
Novelist
27-Aug-1959   Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
George Zucco
Actor
11-Jan-1886 28-May-1960 Fog Island

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Samuel Alexander
Philosopher
6-Jan-1859 13-Sep-1938 Space, Time, and Deity
John Charnley
Doctor
29-Aug-1912 5-Aug-1982 Hip replacement surgery
Quentin Crisp
Actor
25-Dec-1908 21-Nov-1999 The Naked Civil Servant
John Dalton
Chemist
6-Sep-1766 27-Jul-1844 Early proponent of Atomic Theory
Sir Charles Hallé
Pianist
11-Apr-1819 25-Oct-1895 Founder, Hallé Orchestra
Bryn Jones
Musician
17-Jun-1961 14-Jan-1999 Muslimgauze
Bernard Lovell
Astronomer
31-Aug-1913 6-Aug-2012 Radio astronomer at Jodrell Bank
Norman Rossington
Actor
24-Dec-1928 21-May-1999 A Hard Day's Night
Tony Wilson
TV Personality
20-Feb-1950 10-Aug-2007 Founder of Factory Records



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