Category Archives: Sport

#646 Peggy Fleming / Betty Thomas – 27 July 1948

Peggy Fleming Peggy Gail Fleming (born July 27, 1948) is an American figure skater. She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies’ singles and a three-time World Champion (1966–1968). Fleming has been a television commentator on figure skating for over 20 … Continue reading

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#642 Michelle Pfeiffer / Martin Whitmarsh – 29 April 1958

Michelle Pfeiffer Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress and singer. She made her film debut in 1980 in The Hollywood Knights, but first garnered mainstream attention with her breakout performance in Scarface (1983). Pfeiffer has had her greatest commercial successes with Batman Returns (1992), What … 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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#624 Jo Brand / Kate Buffery / Quentin Willson – 23 July 1957

Jo Brand Josephine Grace “Jo” Brand (born 23 July 1957) is a BAFTA-winning English comedienne, writer, and actress. Commencing her entertainment career with a move from psychiatric nursing to the alternative comedy stand-up scene, she went on to appear on The Brain Drain, Channel 4’s Jo Brand Through the Cakehole, Getting On and … Continue reading

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#623 Mike Tyson / Julia Davis – 30 June 1966

Mike Tyson Michael Gerard “Mike” Tyson (born June 30, 1966) is a retired American professional boxer. Tyson is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles at 20 years, 4 months, and 22 days … Continue reading

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#608 Anthony Davidson / Kourtney Kardashian – 18 April 1979

Anthony Davidson Anthony Denis Davidson (born 18 April 1979) (@antdavidson) is a British racing driver from England, born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. He has raced in Formula One for Minardi and Super Aguri, and has been a test and/or reserve driver for the British American Racing, Honda and Brawn GP teams. He is currently an analyst … Continue reading

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#604 Nicholas Parsons / Murray Walker – 10 October 1923

Nicholas Parsons Christopher Nicholas Parsons OBE (born 10 October 1923, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England) is a British radio and television presenter, comedy performer and actor. His long career on television and radio have made him a household name. Best known today for his long-standing position as host of the comedy radio game show Just A … Continue reading

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#599 Graham Hill / Gerald Harper – 15 February 1929

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 … Continue reading

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#593 J.D. Salinger / Rocky Graziano / Carole Landis – 1 January 1919

J. D. Salinger Jerome David Salinger (January 1, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an American writer. His most notable work is the 1951 novel Catcher In The Rye. Rocky Graziano Thomas Rocco Barbella (January 1, 1919 – May 22, 1990), better known as Rocky … Continue reading

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#585 Mickey Mantle / Ken Morrison – 20 October 1931

Mickey Mantle Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995) was an American baseball center fielder who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees from 1951 to 1968. Mantle is regarded by many to be the greatest switch hitter of all time, and … Continue reading

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#577 Lawrence Dallaglio / Angie Harmon – 10 August 1972

Lawrence Dallaglio Lawrence Bruno Nero Dallaglio, OBE (born 10 August 1972 in London) is a retired English rugby union player and former captain of the English national team. He played as a flanker or number eight for London Wasps and never played for another club, having arrived at Sudbury as a teenager. He was capped in … Continue reading

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#569 – Greg LeMond / Terri Nunn – 26 June 1961

Greg LeMond Gregory James LeMond (born June 26, 1961 in Lakewood, California) is a former professional road bicycle racer from the United States and a three-time winner of the Tour de France. In 1986, LeMond became the first American and the first non-European cyclist to win … Continue reading

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#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 … Continue reading

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#564 Salman Rushdie / Freddy Head – 19 June 1947

Salman Rushdie Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight’s Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981. His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), was the centre of a major controversy, provoking protests from Muslims in several countries, some … Continue reading

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#526 Gordon Brown / Phil Neal – 20 February 1951

Gordon Brown James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 until 2010. He previously served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 1997 to 2007, the longest-serving holder of the office in modern history. Brown has been a Member … Continue reading

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#522 Eusébio / Bobby Willis – 25 January 1942

Eusébio Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, GCIH, GCM (born 25 January 1942), commonly known simply as Eusébio, is a retired Mozambican-born Portuguese football forward. He is considered one of the best footballers of all-time. He helped the Portuguese national team reach third place at the 1966 World Cup, being the top goalscorer of … Continue reading

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#519 Katarina Witt / Andrew Stanton – 03 December 1965

Katarina Witt Katarina Witt (born 3 December 1965) is a German figure skater and model. She won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first in the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics and the second in 1988 at the Calgary Olympics. She won the World Championships four times (in 1984, 1985, 1987, and 1988), and … Continue reading

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#503 Philip Pullman / Kendo Nagasaki – 19 October 1946

Philip Pullman Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL (born 19 October 1946) is an English writer from Norwich. He is the best-selling author of several books, most notably his trilogy offantasy novels, His Dark Materials, and his fictionalised biography of Jesus, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. In 2008, The … Continue reading

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#496 Catherine Zeta-Jones / Hansie Cronje – 25 September 1969

Catherine Zeta-Jones Catherine Zeta-Jones, CBE, (25 September 1969) is a Welsh actress. After starring in a number of United Kingdom and United States television films and small roles in films, she came to prominence with roles in Hollywood movies such as the 1998 … Continue reading

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