#472 Martin Brundle / Niamh Cusack – 1 June 1959

Martin Brundle

Martin John Brundle (born 1 June 1959 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk) is a British racing driver from England, known as a Formula One driver and as an F1 commentator for ITV Sport from 1997 to 2008 and for the BBC from 2009.

Niamh Cusack

Niamh Cusack (born 1 June 1959) is an Irish actress. The daughter of late Irish actor Cyril Cusack, she is sister to Sinéad Cusack and Sorcha Cusack, and half sister to Catherine Cusack. Cusack played Dr Kate Rowan in the television drama series Heartbeat (1992–1995). Other television acting credits include the small but important role of Beatrix Potter in the TV series The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (1992–1995).


Also born on this day:
Alan Wilder is a British musician, formerly of Depeche Mode .
Mary Hanafin is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who was a Teachta Dála (TD) for Dún Laoghaire.
Deirdre Clune is an Irish Fine Gael politician.
Peter Skinner is a Member of the European Parliament for the Labour Party for South East England.
Kristine Nitzsche is a retired East German athlete who competed in the pentathlon and high jump.
Serge Boisvert is a former Canadian ice hockey player for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Steve Addazio is an American college football coach and former player.
David Hughes is a former professional American football player.
Thierry Rey is a French judo ka, world champion and olympic champion.
Maria Ragland Davis was an American biologist and educator.

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