Bernard Lawrence “Bernie” Madoff (born April 29, 1938) is an incarcerated American felon, former stock broker, investment advisor, non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of what has been described as the largest Ponzi scheme in history.
Frederick “Fred” Dibnah MBE (28 April 1938 – 6 November 2004), born in Bolton, was an English steeplejack and eccentric with a keen interest in mechanical engineering who became a cult television personality.
Klaus Voormann (born 29 April 1938) is a German Grammy Award-winning artist, noted musician, and record producer. He designed artwork for many bands including The Beatles (Revolver), The Bee Gees and Wet Wet Wet. As a musician, Voormann is best known for being the bassist for Manfred Mann from 1966 to 1969, and for performing as a session musician on many recordings, including some by former members of the Beatles.
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Ray MacSharry is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.
E. Ahamed is the Deputy Minister for the Ministry of External Affairs of India.
Diane Elizabeth MacEachern Barwick was a Canadian-born anthropologist.
Philippe Labeyrie is a member of the Senate of France.
Steven Bach was senior vice-president and head of worldwide productions for United Artists studios.
Daim Zainuddin is a Malaysian economist, businessman and politician.
Mel Pearson was a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward.
Ken Dillen is a Canadian politician.