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#584 Marion Ross / Tony Franciosa – 25 October 1928

Marion Ross Marion Ross (born October 25, 1928) is an American actress best known for her role as Marion Cunningham on the television series Happy Days from 1974 to 1984. Tony Franciosa Anthony Franciosa (October 25, 1928 – January 19, 2006), usually billed as Tony … Continue reading

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#578 Eydie Gormé / Ann Blyth – 16 August 1928

Eydie Gormé Eydie Gormé (also spelled as Eydie Gorme; born August 16, 1928) is an American singer, specializing, with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in traditional pop music, in the form of ballads and breezy swing. She has earned numerous awards, including the Grammyand the Emmy. She retired as of 2009; husband and … Continue reading

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#485 Peter Taylor / John Timpson – 2 July 1928

Peter Taylor Peter Thomas Taylor (2 July 1928 – 4 October 1990) was an English football goalkeeper and more notably, a football manager. His name is closely associated with that of Brian Clough, with whom he served as assistant manager at various clubs in the 1960s, … Continue reading

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#350 Laurence Harvey / George Peppard – 01 October 1928

Laurence Harvey Laurence Harvey (1 October 1928 – 25 November 1973) was a Lithuanian-born actor who achieved fame in British and American films. his legal name was Zvi Mosheh (Hirsh) Skikne. Harvey’s breakthrough to international stardom came in 1959 when he was cast by director … Continue reading

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#293 Nicolas Roeg / Nosher Powell – 15 August 1928

Nicolas Roeg Nicolas Jack Roeg CBE, BSC (born 15 August 1928 in London) is an English film director and cinematographer. Contributing to the visual look of Lawrence of Arabia and Roger Corman’s The Masque of the Red Death, and co-directing Performance, he would later become the guiding force … Continue reading

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#280 Andy Warhol / Vince Powell / Sarah Lawson – 06 August 1928

Andy Warhol Andrew Warhola (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987), known as Andy Warhol, was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became famous … Continue reading

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#234 Katherine Helmond / Warren Oates – 05 July 1928

Katherine Helmond Katherine Marie Helmond (born July 5, 1928, Galveston, Texas) is an American film, theater and television actress, who played Emily Dickinson on Meeting of Minds, as well as such fictional characters as Jessica Tate on Soap, Mona Robinson on Who’s the Boss?, Doris Sherman on Coach, and … Continue reading

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#178 Rosemary Clooney / Nigel Davenport – 23 May 1928

Rosemary Clooney Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress. She came to prominence in the early 1950s with the novelty hit “Come On-a My House”, which was followed by other pop numbers such as … Continue reading

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#143 Bill Cotton / Shirley Temple – 23 April 1928

Bill Cotton Sir William Frederick “Bill” Cotton, CBE (23 April 1928 – 11 August 2008) was a British television producer and executive, and the son of big-band leader Billy Cotton. In 1970, Cotton was promoted to Head of Light Entertainment at the BBC. In this position, Cotton … Continue reading

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#120 James Garner / Alan J. Pakula – 07 April 1928

James Garner James Garner (born April 7, 1928) is an American film and television actor, one of the first Hollywood actors to excel in both media. He has starred in several television series spanning a career of more than five decades. These … Continue reading

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#73 Joss Ackland / Tempest Storm – 29 February 1928

Joss Ackland Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland CBE (born 29 February 1928), known as Joss Ackland, is an English actor who has appeared in more than 130 films in his career, as well as numerous television appearances. Films: White Mischief, Flawless Tempest … Continue reading

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#69 Ariel Sharon / Fats Domino – 26 February 1928

Ariel Sharon Ariel Sharon (born Ariel Scheinermann, on 26 February 1928) is an Israeli statesman and retired general, who served as Israel’s 11th Prime Minister. He is currently in a permanent vegetative state after suffering a stroke on 4 January 2006. Fats Domino Antoine Dominique … Continue reading

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