Category Archives: Music

#661 Candy Staton / Christopher Gable – 13 March 1940

Candi Staton Canzetta Maria “Candi” Staton (born March 13, 1940 in Hanceville, Alabama) is an American soul and gospel singer, best known in the United States for her 1970 remake of Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man” and her 1976 disco chart-topper … Continue reading

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#650 Emily Watson / Nicki Chapman / Saskia Wickham – 14 January 1967

Emily Watson Emily Margaret Watson, OBE (born 14 January 1967) is an English actress who gave an acclaimed debut film performance in Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves. She is a two-time Academy Award nominee and four-time BAFTA Award nominee. Her … Continue reading

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#647 – Dobie Gray / Mary Jo Kopechne – 26 July 1940

Dobie Gray Dobie Gray (born Lawrence Darrow Brown on July 26, 1940 – December 6, 2011) was an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career spanned soul, country, pop, and musical theater. His hit records included “The ‘In’ Crowd” in 1965 … Continue reading

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#645 Kym Marsh / Lisa Riley – 13 June 1976

Kym Marsh Kimberley Gail Marsh (formerly Ryder and Lomas; born 13 June 1976) is a British actress and former singer and songwriter, best known as a member of the group Hear’Say from 2001 until 2002 when she left and released her solo album Standing Tall. In 2006, Marsh joined the cast of … Continue reading

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#644 Morrissey / Graham Fellows – 22 May 1959

Morrissey Steven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May 1959), commonly known by his last name, Morrissey, is an English singer and lyricist. He rose to prominence in the 1980s as the lyricist and vocalist of the band the Smiths. The band was highly successful … Continue reading

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#641 Sheena Easton / Neil Pearson – 27 April 1959

Sheena Easton Sheena Easton (born Sheena Shirley Orr; 27 April 1959) is a Scottish/American international recording artist and stage and TV/film actress. Easton first came into the public eye as the focus of an episode in the first British reality television programme The … Continue reading

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#639 Nick Mason / Mairead Maguire – 27 January 1944

Nick Mason Nicholas Berkeley “Nick” Mason (born 27 January 1944) is an English drummer and composer, best known for his work with Pink Floyd. He is the only constant member of the band since its formation in 1965. Despite solely writing only … Continue reading

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#638 Mick Ronson / Simon Hoggart – 26 May 1946

Mick Ronson Michael “Mick” Ronson (26 May 1946 – 29 April 1993) was an English guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer. He is best known for his work with David Bowie, as one of The Spiders from Mars. Ronson was a busy session musician who recorded with artists … Continue reading

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#631 Lindsey Vonn / Frieda Pinto / Esperanza Spalding – 18 October 1984

Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Caroline Vonn (née Kildow; born October 18, 1984) is an American World Cup alpine ski racer who competed with the United States Ski Team. She has won four overall World Cup championships with three consecutive titles in … Continue reading

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#625 Robbie Savage / Candy Lo – 18 October 1974

Robbie Savage Robert William “Robbie” Savage (born 18 October 1974) is a football pundit and former Welsh professional footballer who played predominantly as a midfielder. During his career he captained Derby County, and also played for the Welsh national team. … Continue reading

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#622 Jodie Prenger / Robyn – 12 June 1979

Jodie Prenger Jodie Prenger (born 12 June 1979 in Blackpool, Lancashire) (@Musicalmissy) is an English actress and singer. She was the winner of BBC talent show-themed television series I’d Do Anything on 31 May 2008 giving her the opportunity to play Nancy in a West End revival of the British musical Oliver! at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Robyn Robin … Continue reading

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#621 Blake Lively / Amy Macdonald – 25 August 1987

Blake Lively Blake Ellender Lively (born Blake Ellender Brown; August 25, 1987) is an American actress and model, who starred as Serena van der Woodsen in the television teen drama series Gossip Girl. She has also appeared in movies including Accepted, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Green … Continue reading

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#619 – John Bonham / Lynda Bellingham – 31 May 1948

John Bonham John Henry Bonham (31 May 1948 – 25 September 1980) was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer of Led Zeppelin. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest drummers in the history of rock music. Lynda … Continue reading

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#615 – Leonard Bernstein / Richard Greene – 25 August 1918

Leonard Bernstein Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. His fame derived from his long tenure as the music director of the New York Philharmonic, from his conducting of concerts with most … Continue reading

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#613 Adam Faith / Stuart Sutcliffe – 23 June 1940

Adam Faith Terence “Terry” Nelhams-Wright, known as Adam Faith (23 June 1940 – 8 March 2003), was a British teen idol, singer, actor, and financial journalist. He was one of the most charted acts of the 1960s. He became the first UK artist to lodge his initial seven hits in the Top 5. He … Continue reading

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#612 Melanie Brown / Sarah Millican – 29 May 1975

Melanie Brown Melanie Janine Brown (born 29 May 1975) (@OfficialMelB) is a British R&B and pop recording artist, songwriter, dancer, actress, author, television presenter and model. Brown rose to fame as a member of the Brit-pop girl group the Spice Girls, in which she … Continue reading

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#610 Bix Beiderbecke / Clare Boothe Luce – 10 March 1903

Bix Beiderbecke Leon Bismark “Bix” Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 – August 6, 1931) was an American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer. Beiderbecke was one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s. Clare Boothe Luce Clare Boothe Luce (March 10, 1903 – October 9, 1987) was the … Continue reading

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#609 Kelly Clarkson / Laura Hamilton – 24 April 1982

Kelly Clarkson Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) (@kelly_clarkson) is an American pop rock singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the first season of American Idol in 2002, and was the runner-up of World Idol the following year. Clarkson has sold … Continue reading

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#605 Pope Francis I / Tommy Steele – 17 December 1936

Pope Francis Francis (Latin: Franciscus ; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio on 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, elected on 13 March 2013. As such, he is both head of the Church and Sovereign of the Vatican City State.  He is the first pope to be a Jesuit, to come … Continue reading

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#596 Carol Lynley / Peter Tork – 13 February 1942

Carol Lynley Carol Lynley (born February 13, 1942) is an American actress and former child model. Early on, she distinguished herself in both the Broadway stage and Hollywood screen versions of the controversial drama Blue Denim (1959). In 1959, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for “Most Promising Newcomer – … Continue reading

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