#436 Lillian Board / Andy Peebles – 13 December 1948

Lillian Board

Lillian Barbara Board, MBE (13 December 1948 – 26 December 1970) was an athlete from Great Britain, who won the silver medal in the 400 metres at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, and two gold medals at the 1969 European Championships in Athletics in Athens, Greece. Her career was cut short in 1970 when she developed the colorectal cancer that would claim her life.

Andy Peebles

Andy Peebles (born 13 December 1948 in Hampstead, London) is a radio DJ. In 1974, Peebles helped launch Manchester’s Piccadilly Radio, before joining BBC Radio 1 in 1978. Peebles left Radio 1 in March 1992.


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