Famous Births and Deaths on this day in history
1958 – Glenn Gregory
Glenn Peter Gregory is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist whose music career spans more than 30 years. He came to prominence in the early 1980s as co-founder and lead singer of the new wave and synthpop band Heaven 17, which released six singles that entered the Top 40 charts in the United Kingdom during the 1980s, and 1990s, including “Temptation”, “Come Live with Me”, “Crushed by the Wheels of Industry”, “Sunset Now”, “This Is Mine”, and “(We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang”.
1964 – Rebecca Front
Rebecca Louise Front is an English actress and writer. She won the 2010 BAFTA TV Award for Best Female Comedy Performance for The Thick of It (2009–12). She is also known for her work in numerous other British comedies, including the radio show On The Hour (1992), The Day Today (1994), Knowing Me, Knowing You… with Alan Partridge (1994), Time Gentlemen Please (2000–02), sketch show Big Train (2002), and Nighty Night (2004–05).
Front has also been seen in a number of dramatic roles, including Chief Superintendent Jean Innocent in Lewis (2006–14), Mrs Bennet in Death Comes to Pemberley (2013), Mrs Landau in The Eichmann Show (2015), and Vera in Humans (2015).
1969 – David Boreanaz
David Boreanaz is an American actor, television producer, and director, known for playing vampire-turned-private investigator Angel on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999–2004), and FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth on the television crime procedural comedy-drama series Bones (2005–2017).
1969 – Yannick Bisson
Yannick D. Bisson is a Canadian film and television actor and director best known to international audiences for playing Detective William Murdoch on the series Murdoch Mysteries.
1982 – Tiya Sircar
Tiya Sircar is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in The Internship, 17 Again, and the series The Vampire Diaries.
1993 – Edward Hardwicke
Born: 7 August 1932
Edward Cedric Hardwicke was an English actor, who had a distinguished career on the stage, as well as being known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in the Granada TV series Sherlock Holmes.
Died Aged 78