#460 Bruce Springsteen / Floella Benjamin – 23 September 1949

Bruce Springsteen

Photo by Helge Øverås

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed “The Boss“, is an American singer-songwriter who records and tours with the E Street Band. His most successful studio albums, Born to Run and Born in the U.S.A., showcase a talent for finding grandeur in the struggles of daily American life; he has sold more than 65 million albums in the United States and 120 million worldwide and he has earned numerous awards for his work, including 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes and an Academy Award.

Floella Benjamin

Floella Karen Yunies Benjamin, Baroness Benjamin OBE DL (born in Pointe-à-Pierre, Trinidad, 23 September 1949) is a British actress, author, television presenter, businesswoman and politician. She is known as presenter of children’s programmes such as Play SchoolPlay Away and “Fast Forward”. On 28 June 2010, Lady Benjamin was introduced to the House of Lords as a Life Peer nominated by the Liberal Democrats with title Baroness Benjamin, of Beckenham in the County of Kent.


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