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#656 Robert De Niro / John Humphrys – 17 August 1943

Robert De Niro Robert De Niro (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor and producer who has starred in over 90 films. His first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and Martin … Continue reading

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#510 George Layton / Tony Meehan – 2 March 1943

George Layton George Layton (born George Lowy on 2 March 1943) is an English actor, director, screenwriter and author. He is best known for two television roles: that of Junior Dr Paul Collier in the comedy series Doctor in the House and its first two sequels Doctor at Large and Doctor in Charge, and that … Continue reading

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#506 Joni Mitchell / Michael Byrne – 07 November 1943

Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson; November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician, singer songwriter, and painter. In March 1970 Clouds won Joni Mitchell her first Grammy Award for Best Folk Performance. Her third album, Ladies of the Canyon included her own version of “Woodstock” and the environmental anthem “Big Yellow Taxi”, with its … Continue reading

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#457 John Denver / Sir Ben Kingsley – 31 December 1943

John Denver John Denver (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., was an American singer-songwriter, actor, activist, poet, photographer and avid pilot. One of the most popular acoustic artists of the 1970s, Denver recorded and released approximately 300 songs, about 200 of which … Continue reading

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#398 Brian Hyland / Julie Ege – 12 November 1943

Brian Hyland Brian Hyland (born November 12, 1943, Woodhaven, Queens, New York) is an American pop recording artist who was particularly successful during the early 1960s. In August 1960, Hyland scored his first and biggest hit single at the age of 16, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie … Continue reading

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#329 Maria Muldaur / Michael Ondaatje – 12 September 1943

Maria Muldaur Maria Muldaur (born Maria Grazia Rosa Domenica D’Amato; September 12, 1943 in Greenwich Village, New York) is a folk-blues singer who was part of the American folk music revival in the early 1960s. She recorded the 1974 hit song “Midnight at the Oasis,” and … Continue reading

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#314 Robert Crumb / Jean-Claude Killy – 30 August 1943

Robert Crumb Robert Dennis Crumb (born August 30, 1943)—known as Robert Crumb and R. Crumb—is an American artist, illustrator, and musician recognized for the distinctive style of his drawings and his critical, satirical, subversive view of the American mainstream. Crumb was a founder of … Continue reading

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#226 Little Eva / Roger Ruskin Spear – 29 June 1943

Little Eva Eva Narcissus Boyd (June 29, 1943 – April 10, 2003), known by the stage name of Little Eva (after a character from Uncle Tom’s Cabin), was an American pop singer. As a teenager, she worked as a maid and earned extra money … Continue reading

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#210 Barry Manilow / Newt Gingrich – 17 June 1943

Barry Manilow Barry Manilow (born June 17, 1943) is an American singer–songwriter, musician, arranger, producer, conductor, and performer, best known for such recordings as “Could It Be Magic”, “Mandy”, “Can’t Smile Without You”, and “Copacabana (At the Copa).” Newt Gingrich Newton Leroy “Newt” Gingrich (June 17, … Continue reading

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#208 Xaviera Hollander / Johnny Hallyday – 15 June 1943

Xaviera Hollander Xaviera Hollander (born 15 June 1943) is a former call girl, madam, and memoirist. She is best known for her best-selling memoir The Happy Hooker: My Own Story (1971). Johnny Hallyday Johnny Hallyday (born Jean-Philippe Smet; 15 June 1943) is a French singer and actor. An icon … Continue reading

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#197 Colin Baker / William Calley – 08 June 1943

Colin Baker Colin Baker (born 8 June 1943, London) is a British actor who is known for playing Paul Merroney in The Brothers from 1974 to 1976 and as the sixth incarnation of the Doctor in the long-running science fiction television series Doctor Who, from 1984 to … Continue reading

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#188 Joe Namath / Sharon Gless – 31 May 1943

Joe Namath Joseph William “Joe” Namath (born May 31, 1943), nicknamed “Broadway Joe” or “Joe Willie”, is a former American football quarterback. Namath was an American Football League icon and played for that league’s New York Jets for most of his professional career but finished his career … Continue reading

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#107 Eric Idle / Sir John Major / Vangelis – 29 March 1943

Eric Idle Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author, singer, writer, and comedic composer who wrote and performed as a member of the popular British comedy group Monty Python’s Flying Circus. On television, Idle created Rutland Weekend Television (RWT), a sketch show on BBC2, a legacy … Continue reading

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#10 Scott Walker / Freddie Starr – 09 January 1943

Scott Walker Scott Walker, born Noel Scott Engel on January 9, 1943, to German parents, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, and the former lead singer of The Walker Brothers. Freddie Starr Freddie Starr (born Frederick Leslie Fowell on 9 January 1943) is … Continue reading

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