#526 Gordon Brown / Phil Neal – 20 February 1951

Gordon Brown

James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 until 2010. He previously served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 1997 to 2007, the longest-serving holder of the office in modern history. Brown has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1983, currently for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath.

Phil Neal

Philip George “Phil” Neal (born 20 February 1951 in Irchester, Northamptonshire, England) is a former footballer who was, at one time, the most successful player in English football history. He played for Liverpool 650 times over an eleven year period and is the only player to have appeared in the first five of their European Cup finals, winning four of them. Neal also had a seven year career with England, winning 50 caps and playing in the 1982 World Cup.


Also born on this day:
Bonnie Lauer is an American golfer.
Bob Biggs is an American football coach.
Harro Bode is a German sailor and Olympic champion.
Kevin Higgins is a former Australian rules footballer.
Anthony Davis, better known as Tony Davis,  is an American composer and jazz pianist.
Randy California was a guitarist, singer and songwriter.
Serena is an American former pornographic actress.
Albert De Martin is a politician from Quebec , Canada.
Pertti Teurajärvi is a former Finnish cross-country skier.
Bryan Gregory was an American rock musician.
Scott Sommer was an American author.
M. C. Frank Chang is Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Edward Albert was an American film and television actor.

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