#599 Graham Hill / Gerald Harper – 15 February 1929

Graham Hill

Graham Hill

Norman Graham Hill OBE (15 February 1929 – 29 November 1975) was a British racing driver and team owner from England, who was twice Formula One World Champion. He is the only driver to win the Triple Crown of Motorsport — the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Indianapolis 500 and Formula One World Championship.

Gerald Harper

Gerald Harper

Gerald Harper (born 15 February 1929, London, England) is an actor, best known for his work on television, having played the title roles in Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–67) and Hadleigh (1969–76). His theatre work includes playing on Broadway with the Old Vic company.


Also born on this day:
Fred Martinelli is a former American football player and coach.
William E. Davis is a former university president and Democratic politician.
Kauko Armas Nieminen is a Finnish self-taught physicist.
Sture Ericson was a Swedish modern pentathlete.
James R. Schlesinger is an American public servant.
David Maimon was an Israeli general.
Harald Ende is a German saxophone , flute and accordion player.
Ibrahim Abu-Lughod was a Palestinian (later American ) academic.

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