#159 Brian Turner / Thelma Houston – 07 May 1946

Brian Turner

Brian Turner CBE (born 7 May 1946 in Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire) is a British chef, based in London. He has appeared as a cook on BBC2’s Ready Steady Cook since 1994 as well as presenting other cookery programmes.

Thelma Houston

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Thelma Houston (née Jackson; born May 7, 1946, Leland, Mississippi) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She scored a number-one hit in 1977 with her cover version of the song “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, which won the 1978 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.


Also born on this day :
Jim Corrigall is a former all-star defensive lineman in the Canadian Football League.
Ken Koblun is a Canadian musician.
Michael Rosen is a broadcaster, children’s novelist and poet.
Barry Wakelin is an Australian politician.
Marián Čalfa was a Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia.
Bill Kreutzmann is an American drummer who played with the rock band the Grateful Dead.
Jerry Nolan was an American rock drummer , best known for his work with The New York Dolls.
Bill Danoff is an American songwriter and singer.
Cornelius Bumpus was an American woodwind , keyboard player and vocalist.
Raymond Lesniak is an American Democratic Party politician.
Peter Russell M.A., D.C.S.  is a British author.
Sergei M. Plekhanov is a former Russian Soviet Government adviser.
Bob LePage is a former professional ice hockey defenceman.

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