Ben Shalom Bernanke (born December 13, 1953) is an American economist and currently chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States.
James Cameron “Jim” Davidson OBE (13 December 1953) is an English comedian. Despite early recognition and winning many awards throughout his long career, Davidson has become known for his politically incorrect jokes in his stand-up act, which has made him a subject of negative media coverage and frequent criticism.
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Owanto is a multi-cultural artist of French-Gabonese origin.
Avi Nesher is an Israeli film producer, film director, screenwriter and actor.
Zoltán Magyar was the premier pommel horse gymnast in the world in the 1970s.
Zdeněk Pazdírek is a former Czechoslovakian figure skater.
Marty Jones is a retired English professional wrestler.
Vladimir Nenarokov was a Russian chess master and theoretician.
Hidanohana Shigeyoshi is a former sumo wrestler.
Bob Gainey is the former executive vice president and general manager of the Montreal Canadiens.
Bill Castro is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
Berton Averre was the guitarist with the Los Angeles rock band The Knack.
John Gale is an English professional poker.
Peaches Golding, OBE in 2010 became the first female Afro-American High Sheriff of Bristol, UK.
Medet Sadyrkulov was a Kyrgyz politician.
Nazir Karamagi is a Tanzanian politician.
Gábor Stépán Hungarian professor of applied mechanics.
Walek Dzedzej was a Polish songwriter, poet and musician.
Rina Tannenbaum is an Israeli /American materials scientist and chemical engineer.