#123 Douglas Trumbull / Tony Banks, Baron Stratford – 08 April 1942

Douglas Trumbull

Photo by Jorge Ferrer

Douglas Trumbull (born April 8, 1942, Los Angeles) is an American film director, special effects supervisor, and inventor. He contributed to, or was responsible for, the special photographic effects of 2001: A Space OdysseyClose Encounters of the Third KindStar Trek: The Motion Picture and Blade Runner, and directed the movies Silent Running and Brainstorm.

Tony Banks, Baron Stratford

Anthony Louis Banks, Baron Stratford (8 April 1942 – 8 January 2006) was a British Labour Party politician, who was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1983 to 2005, before being made a Member of the House of Lords. In government, he served for two years as Minister for Sport. He was well known in the House of Commonsfor his acid tongue.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Trumbull
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Banks,_Baron_Stratford

Also born on this day :
James Kenneth (Jim) Jepson was a Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons.
João de Matos Moura Lourenço was a Portuguese footballer.
Sir (Thomas) John Parker FREng is the Chairman of National Grid plc.
Graham Chadwick is a former English footballer.
Cecil Irwin was an English footballer.
Joaquim Adriano José Conceição is a former Portuguese footballer.
Manfred Kallenbach was a German goalkeeper.
José Concepción Herrera Ontiveros is a former outfielder who played for the Houston Astros.
Harold Gilleshammer is a politician in Manitoba , Canada.
William J. (Bill) Campbell is a Republican politician from California.
John William (Bill) O’Neal is an American author.
H. Reese Hansen is an American legal academic.

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