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#594 Rod Stewart / Gunther von Hagens / Jennifer Moss – 10 January 1945

Rod Stewart Roderick David “Rod” Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945) is a British singer-songwriter, born and raised in North London, England.  With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with The Jeff Beck Group and then Faces. Stewart … Continue reading

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#532 John Lithgow / Divine / Jeannie C. Riley – 19 October 1945

John Lithgow John Arthur Lithgow (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor, musician, and author. He appeared in the films The World According to Garp (1982) and Terms of Endearment (1983), receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for each. Lithgow is … Continue reading

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#473 Bill Paterson / Hale Irwin – 3 June 1945

Bill Paterson Bill Paterson (born 3 June 1945) is a Scottish stage, film and television actor. He has appeared extensively on film including The Killing Fields, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen ,  Truly, Madly, Deeply , Chaplin, Bright Young Things, Miss Potter and on TV such as in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Smiley’s People, The … Continue reading

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#383 Wayne Fontana / Simon Brett – 28 October 1945

Wayne Fontana Wayne Fontana (born Glyn Geoffrey Ellis, 28 October 1945, Manchester, Lancashire) is an English pop singer. In 1962, he formed his group, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders and got a recording contract. He remained under contract to Fontana Records after parting with The Mindbenders. However, Fontana … Continue reading

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#316 Van Morrison / Itzhak Perlman – 31 August 1945

Van Morrison Van Morrison, OBE (born George Ivan Morrison; 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter and musician. His live performances at their best are regarded as transcendental and inspired; while some of his recordings, such as the studio albums Astral Weeks and Moondance, and the … Continue reading

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#291 Steve Martin / Wim Wenders – 14 August 1945

Steve Martin Stephen Glenn “Steve” Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer, musician and composer. In 1979, Martin co-wrote and starred in his first full-length movie, The Jerk, directed by Carl Reiner. Martin was in three more Reiner-directed comedies … Continue reading

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#244 John Motson / Virginia Wade – 10 July 1945

John Motson John Walker Motson OBE (born 10 July 1945, Salford), colloquially known as Motty, is an English football commentator and writer. Virginia Wade Sarah Virginia Wade, OBE (born 10 July 1945) is a former English tennis player. She won three Grand Slam singles championships and four Grand … Continue reading

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#214 Aung San Suu Kyi / Radovan Karadžić – 19 June 1945

Aung San Suu Kyi Aung San Suu Kyi (born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese opposition politician and a former General Secretary of the National League for Democracy. In the 1990 general election, Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party won 59% of … Continue reading

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#211 Ken Livingstone / Eddy Merckx – 17 June 1945

Ken Livingstone Kenneth Robert “Ken” Livingstone (born 17 June 1945) is a British Labour Party politician; he has twice held the leading political role in London local government, firstly as Leader of the Greater London Council from 1981 until the council was abolished … Continue reading

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#109 Eric Clapton / Johnnie Walker – 30 March 1945

Eric Clapton Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945) is an English guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. Clapton is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist, and separately as a member of The Yardbirds … Continue reading

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#52 Maud Adams / Gareth Thomas – 12 February 1945

Maud Adams Maud Solveig Christina Wikström (born February 12, 1945), known professionally as Maud Adams, is a Swedish actress, known for her roles as two different Bond girls in The Man With The Golden Gun (1974) and as the title character in Octopussy (1983). … Continue reading

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