#305 Geoff Capes / Shelley Long – 23 August 1949

Geoff Capes

Geoffrey Lewis Capes (born 23 August 1949) is a former athlete, strongman and professional Highland Games competitor. As an athlete he represented both England and Great Britain in field athletics, specialising in the shot put an event in which he was twice Commonwealth champion, twice European champion, and three time Olympian. As a strongman, he twice won the title of World’s Strongest Man, was World Muscle Power champion on two occasions, and also had numerous other titles including Europe’s Strongest Man and Britain’s Strongest Man. As a Highland Games competitor he was six times world champion, first winning the title in Lagos in 1981 and held world records in numerous events.

Shelley Long

Shelley Lee Long (born August 23, 1949) is an American actress best known for her role as Diane Chambers in the popular sitcom Cheers, for which she won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoff_Capes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shelley_Long

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