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#558 Charlie Drake / Chris Hayward / Robert Fyfe – 19 June 1925

Charlie Drake Charlie Drake (19 June 1925 – 23 December 2006) was an English comedian, actor, writer and singer. He was a popular comedian with children in his early years, becoming nationally-known for his “Hello, my darlings” catchphrase. He is particularly remembered for the TV series The Worker and … Continue reading

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#397 June Whitfield / Jonathan Winters – 11 November 1925

June Whitfield June Rosemary Whitfield, CBE (born 11 November 1925) is an English actress, well-known in the United Kingdom since the 1950s for roles in radio and television comedy series. Her first big break was a lead role in the radio comedy Take It From Here, and television … Continue reading

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#384 Robert Hardy / Paul Daneman – 29 October 1925

Robert Hardy Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy, CBE, FSA (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor with a long career in the theatre, film and television. He was seen as the senior veterinarian Siegfried Farnon in the long-running All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990), … Continue reading

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#364 Lenny Bruce / Margaret Thatcher – 13 October 1925

Lenny Bruce Leonard Alfred Schneider (October 13, 1925 – August 3, 1966), better known by the stage name Lenny Bruce, was a Jewish-American comedian and satirist. His 1964 conviction in an obscenity trial was followed by a posthumous pardon, the first in New York state … Continue reading

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#334 B. B. King / Charles Haughey – 16 September 1925

B.B. King Riley B. King (born September 16, 1925), known by the stage name B.B. King, is an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter acclaimed for his expressive singing and fluid, complex guitar playing. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at #3 on its list of … Continue reading

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#235 Bill Haley / Merv Griffin – 06 July 1925

Bill Haley Bill Haley (July 6, 1925 – February 9, 1981) was one of the first American rock and roll musicians. He is credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in the early 1950s with his group Bill Haley … Continue reading

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#174 Malcolm X / Pol Pot – 19 May 1925

Malcolm X Malcolm X (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965), born Malcolm Little and also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and human rights activist. He has been called one of the greatest and most influential African Americans in history. Pol … Continue reading

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#152 Scott Carpenter / Gabriele Amorth – 01 May 1925

Scott Carpenter Malcolm Scott Carpenter (May 1, 1925 – October 10, 2013) was an American engineer, former test pilot, astronaut, and aquanaut. He is best known as one of the original seven astronauts selected for NASA’s Project Mercury in April 1959. Scott Carpenter was the second American to orbit the … Continue reading

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#59 Hal Holbrook / Ron Goodwin – 17 February 1925

Hal Holbrook Harold Rowe “Hal” Holbrook, Jr. (born February 17, 1925) is an American actor. His television roles include Abraham Lincoln in the 1976 TV series Lincoln, Hays Stowe on The Bold Ones: The Senator and Capt. Lloyd Bucher on Pueblo. He is also known … Continue reading

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