Roderick David “Rod” Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945) is a British singer-songwriter, born and raised in North London, England. With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with The Jeff Beck Group and then Faces. Stewart has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best selling artists of all time. In the UK, he has had six consecutive number one albums, and his tally of 62 hit singles include 31 that reached the top 10, six of which gained the number one position.
Gunther von Hagens
Gunther von Hagens (born Gunther Liebchen, 10 January 1945) is a controversial German anatomist who invented the technique for preserving biological tissue specimens called plastination.
Jennifer Victoria “Jenny” Moss (10 January 1945 – 5 October 2006) was an English actress and singer from Wigan, Lancashire. She was best known for her role as Lucille Hewitt on the long-running soap opera, Coronation Street, which she played from 1960 to 1974.
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Rick Chaffee is an American former alpine skier.
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Wayne Thomas Satz was a reporter.
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