#367 Bert Kaempfert / Linda Darnell / Bill McLaren – 16 October 1923

Bert Kaempfert

Bert Kaempfert (born Berthold Kämpfert; 16 October 1923 – 21 June 1980) was a German orchestra leader and songwriter. He made easy listening and jazz-oriented records, and wrote the music for a number of well-known songs, such as “Strangers in the Night” and “Spanish Eyes”.

Linda Darnell

Linda Darnell (born Monetta Eloyse Darnell; October 16, 1923 – April 10, 1965) was an American film actress. She starred in Brigham Young (1940), The Mark of Zorro (1940) and Blood and Sand (1941). Darnell had been widely expected to win an Academy Award nomination for A Letter to Three Wives; when this did not happen, her career began to wane.

Bill McLaren

William Pollock “Bill” McLaren CBE (16 October 1923 – 19 January 2010) was a Scottish rugby union commentator, teacher, journalist and one time rugby player. Until his retirement in 2002, he was known as ‘the voice of rugby’. Renowned throughout the sport, his enthusiasm and a memorable turn of phrase endeared him to many.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bert_Kaempfert
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linda_Darnell
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_McLaren

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