#567 Giacomo Agostini / Suzan Farmer – 16 June 1942

Giacomo Agostini

Giacomo Agostini (born 16 June 1942 in Brescia, Lombardy) is an Italian multi-time world champion Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. Nicknamed Ago, he is the all-time leader in victories in motorcycle Grand Prix history, with 122 Grand Prix wins and 15 World Championships titles.  Of these, 68 wins and 8 titles came in the 500cc class, the rest in the 350cc class.

Suzan Farmer

Suzan Farmer (born 16 June 1942, Kent, England) is an English actress. She first appeared in an episode of the Patrick McGoohan series Danger Man and went on to feature in many other series in the 1960s and 70s including UFOThe SaintMan in a Suitcase and The Persuaders!. Suzan Farmer also had lead roles in several Hammer horror films of the 1960s, including Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1966), and Rasputin, the Mad Monk (1966). She also appeared in Doctor in Clover (1966).


Also born on this day:
John Rostill was an English bassist and composer, recruited by The Shadows to replace Brian Locking.
Walter Schwimmer is a former politician and diplomat from Austria.
María del Pilar Ayuso González is a Spanish politician and Member of the European Parliament.
Merv Hobbs is a former Australian rules footballer.
William P. Cartlidge is an English film and television producer.
Abbas Gharib is an Italian-based architect of Iranian origin.
Linda Scheid was a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota Senate.
Eddie Levert is an American singer.
Bob Long is a former American football wide receiver.
Tracy Rowlett is an American journalist formerly anchor and managing editor of KTVT.
Leslie Johnson was the founder and publisher of the jazz newspaper The Mississippi Rag.

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