On This Day
1956 – Bernard Sumner
Bernard Sumner, also briefly known as Bernard Albrecht, is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. He is a founding member of both Joy Division and New Order, and is widely credited with the latter band’s move towards electronica and synthpop.
Sumner is widely credited in advancing UK dance music, and the popularisation and technological advancement of sequencers. In the early 1990s, he collaborated with former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr as Electronic.
1958 – Matt Frewer
Matthew George Frewer is an American Canadian actor, singer, voice artist and comedian. Acting since 1983, he is best known for portraying the 1980s icon Max Headroom, Hades’ henchman Panic in Hercules (1997), next door neighbor Russell “Big Russ” Thompson in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989), the retired villain Moloch in Watchmen (2009), cancer patient Mitch in 50/50 (2011), Doctor Leekie in the Canadian science fiction drama Orphan Black (2013–17) and Sherlock Holmes in four Hallmark Channel television productions released between 2000 and 2002.
Frewer’s most recent performances include a cameo appearance as the Max Headroom character in the Adam Sandler comedy Pixels (2015), plus a portrayal of “General #2” in the Steven Spielberg picture The BFG (2016) (an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s novel of the same name).
1962 – Robin Guthrie
Robin Andrew Guthrie is a Scottish musician, songwriter, composer, record producer and audio engineer, best known as the co-founder of the alternative rock band Cocteau Twins. During his career Guthrie has performed guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums and other musical instruments, in addition to programming, sampling and sound processing.
1994 – Miles Storey
Miles James Storey is an English professional footballer, who plays for Partick Thistle as a forward.
Storey played 22 times for Portsmouth scoring 3 goals in 2014
1995 – Adam Webster
Adam Harry Webster (born 4 January 1995) is an English footballer who plays for Ipswich Town. He is naturally a centre back.
Webster played 81 times for Portsmouth scoring 5 goals between 2012 – 2016
2017 – Paul Went
Born: 12 October 1949
Paul Went was an English footballer with a quick turn of pace who played professionally for five clubs over a fifteen-year period. He was one of that generation who bridged the gap between terminological eras, beginning his career as a centre-half and ending it as a central defender despite playing a similar role throughout.
Went played 111 times for Portsmouth scoring 6 goals between 1973 – 1976
Died Aged 67