Fred Dibnah bio

Birth Name: Fred Dibnah

Occupation: TV Show Host

Place Of Birth: Bolton

Date Of Birth: April 28, 1938

Date Of Death: November 6, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Fred Dibnah was born on the 28th of April, 1938. He was best known for being a TV Show Host. England’s steeplejack who climbed the tallest towers and skyscrapers to work on clocks and chimneys, and became the most unlikely TV star.

Fred Dibnah was born in Bolton. He watched steeplejacks as a child, and after a term in the National Service he became one himself and in 1978, while repairing Bolton’s Town Hall, he gave an interview to the BBC. His warm, friendly personality and flat accent made him popular with viewers and he soon found himself the subject of an award-winning documentary along with invitations to host history programs.

Fred Dibnah was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Fred Dibnah was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Fred Dibnah is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Fred Dibnah’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Fred Dibnah’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Fred Dibnah kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Fred Dibnah was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Fred Dibnah
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Fred Dibnah was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Fred Dibnah was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Fred Dibnah had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Fred Dibnah’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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