#163 Maureen Lipman / Donovan /Graham Gouldman – 10 May 1946

Maureen Lipman

Maureen Diane Lipman CBE (born 10 May 1946) is a British film, theatre and television actress, columnist, and comedienne. Lipman married the late dramatist Jack Rosenthal in 1973, and has had a number of roles in his works. Lipman first gained prominence on television in the 1979 situation comedy Agony, in which she played an agony aunt with a troubled private life. She is well-known for playing Joyce Grenfell in the biographical showRe: Joyce!


Donovan (Donovan Philips Leitch, born 10 May 1946, in Maryhill, Glasgow), is a Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist. Emerging from the British folk scene, he developed an eclectic and distinctive style that blended folk, jazz, pop, psychedelia, and world music. His successful records in the 1960s included the UK hits “Catch the Wind” and “Colours” in 1965, while “Sunshine Superman” topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Graham Gouldman

Graham Keith Gouldman (born 10 May 1946) is an English songwriter and musician who is a long-time member of British band 10cc.


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