#173 Nobby Stiles / Albert Hammond – 18 May 1942

Nobby Stiles

Norbert “Nobby” Peter Stiles MBE (born 18 May 1942) is a retired English footballer. He was born in Collyhurst, Manchester. Stiles played for England for five years, winning 28 caps and scoring 1 goal. He played every minute of England’s victorious 1966 FIFA World Cup campaign.

Albert Hammond

Albert Hammond OBE (born 18 May 1944) is a British-Gibraltarian singer, songwriter and music producer. He wrote songs with frequent collaborator Mike Hazlewood. These include “Little Arrows” for Leapy Lee, “Gimme Dat Ding” for The Pipkins in 1970, “Good Morning Freedom” for Blue Mink, “Freedom Come, Freedom Go” for The Fortunes in 1971 and “The Air That I Breathe” which was a hit for The Hollies in 1974.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nobby_Stiles
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Hammond

Also born on this day :
Emília Vášáryová is a Slovak stage and screen actress.
Marlin K. Jensen is a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Juan Carlos Carone is a former Argentine footballer.

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