#212 Paul McCartney / Thabo Mbeki – 18 June 1942

Paul McCartney

Photo by Fiona

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, composer and painter. Formerly of The Beatles (1960–1970) and Wings (1971–1981), McCartney is the most commercially successful songwriter in the history of popular music, according to Guinness World Records.

Thabo Mbeki

Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki (born 18 June 1942) is a South African politician who served almost two terms as the second post-apartheid President of South Africa from 14 June 1999 to 24 September 2008.


Also born on this day :
Ian Tuxworth is an Australian politician, who was Chief Minister of the Northern Territory of Australia.
Bobby Irvine was a former football player for Linfield and Stoke .
John Bellany, CBE , RA  is a Scottish painter.
Riitta Uosukainen is a Finnish politician.
Ivan Wernisch is a Czech poet , editor and a collage artist.
Jürgen May is a former middle-distance runner.
Ivan Vaughan was a boyhood friend of John Lennon , and later schoolmate of Paul McCartney and was responsible for introducing Lennon to McCartney.
Gareth Porter is an American historian , investigative journalist.
David Parry was a Canadian folk music ian, storyteller , actor , stage director , and teacher.
Pat Hutchins is an English illustrator and writer.
Knut Grøholt is a Norwegian civil servant.
Joe Livingstone was an English footballer.
Richie Thomas is a former Welsh cricketer.
Roger Ebert is an American film critic and screenwriter.
Nick Tate is an Australian actor.
Carl Radle was a bass guitarist.
Hans Vonk was a Dutch conductor.
Redmond A. Simonsen was an American graphic artist and game designer.
Jill Gibson is an American singer, songwriter and artist.
Joseph A. Pepe is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Clifford Chester Sims was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the Medal of Honor.
Yudik Mullodzhanov is a tenor , violinist, and music teacher.

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