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#617 Angela Bowie / Pedro Almodóvar / Anson Williams – 25 September 1949

Angela Bowie Angela Bowie (born Mary Angela Barnett, September 25, 1949) (@AngelaBowie) is an American cover girl, model, actress and musician. She was the wife of English musician David Bowie. He wrote the songs “The Prettiest Star” and “Golden Years” about her. Pedro Almodóvar Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (born 25 September 1949) is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer. Almodóvar … Continue reading

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#586 Alan Paul / Sandra Stevens – 23 November 1949

Alan Paul Alan Paul (born November 23, 1949, Newark, New Jersey) is a Grammy Award- winning singer and composer, best known as one of the founding members of the vocal group The Manhattan Transfer. Sandra Stevens Sandra Stevens (born 23 November 1949, Leeds, Yorkshire) is a British singer … Continue reading

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#548 Patrick Duffy / Stuart Rose – 17 March 1949

Patrick Duffy Patrick George Duffy (born March 17, 1949) is an American character actor of stage and film. He is best known for his role on the CBS television drama Dallas, where he played Bobby Ewing from 1978 to 1985 and from 1986 to 1991. Stuart Rose Sir Stuart Alan Ransom Rose (born 17 … Continue reading

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#521 Tom Paulin / John Cooper Clarke – 25 January 1949

Tom Paulin Thomas Neilson Paulin (born 25 January 1949, Leeds, England) is a Northern Irish poet and critic of film, music and literature. He is the GM Young Lecturer in English Literature at Hertford College, Oxford. John Cooper Clarke John Cooper Clarke (born 25 January 1949) is an English performance poet who first became famous during the punk rock era … Continue reading

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#480 John Sentamu / Phil Redmond – 10 June 1949

John Sentamu John Tucker Mugabi Sentamu (born 10 June 1949) is the 97th Archbishop of York, Metropolitan of the province of York, and Primate of England. He is the second most senior cleric in the Church of England. In October 2007 Sentamu was awarded the Yorkshireman of the … Continue reading

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#435 Robert Lindsay / Paula Wilcox – 13 December 1949

Robert Lindsay Robert Lindsay (born 13 December 1949) is a British actor who enjoyed a successful stage career, especially during the 1980s and 90s, but who is best known for his television work, especially his roles in My Family, Citizen Smith, Hornblower and GBH. Lindsay became famous … Continue reading

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#423 Jeff Bridges / Pamela Stephenson – 04 December 1949

Jeff Bridges Jeffrey Leon “Jeff” Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor and musician. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 82nd Academy Awards for his role as “Bad Blake” in the 2009 movie Crazy Heart. He … Continue reading

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#460 Bruce Springsteen / Floella Benjamin – 23 September 1949

Bruce Springsteen Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed “The Boss“, is an American singer-songwriter who records and tours with the E Street Band. His most successful studio albums, Born to Run and Born in the U.S.A., showcase a talent for finding grandeur … Continue reading

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#336 Peter Shilton / Mo Mowlam – 18 September 1949

Peter Shilton Peter Leslie Shilton, OBE (born Leicester, England, 18 September 1949) is a former football goalkeeper who holds the record for playing more games for England than any other player, earning 125 caps. Mo Mowlam Marjorie “Mo” Mowlam (18 September 1949 – 19 August … Continue reading

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#305 Geoff Capes / Shelley Long – 23 August 1949

Geoff Capes Geoffrey Lewis Capes (born 23 August 1949) is a former athlete, strongman and professional Highland Games competitor. As an athlete he represented both England and Great Britain in field athletics, specialising in the shot put an event in which he was twice Commonwealth champion, twice European … Continue reading

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#302 Phil Lynott / Alan Hardwick – 20 August 1949

Phil Lynott Philip Parris “Phil” Lynott (20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986) was an Irish rock musician who first came to prominence as a founding member, principal songwriter, and frontman of the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy. As leader of the band, Lynott’s vocals … Continue reading

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#288 Mark Knopfler / Rick Ridgeway – 12 August 1949

Mark Knopfler Mark Freuder Knopfler OBE (born 12 August 1949) is a British guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer and film score composer. Mark Knopfler is best known as the lead guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for the British rock band Dire Straits. After Dire Straits disbanded in 1995, Knopfler … Continue reading

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#287 Ian Charleson / Eric Carmen – 11 August 1949

Ian Charleson Ian Charleson (11 August 1949 – 6 January 1990) was a Scottish stage and film actor. He is best known internationally for his starring role as Olympic athlete and missionary Eric Liddell, in the Oscar-winning 1981 film Chariots Of Fire. Eric Carmen Eric … Continue reading

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#283 Walid Jumblatt / Matthew Parris – 07 August 1949

Walid Jumblatt   Walid Jumblatt (born August 7, 1949) is a Lebanese politician and the current leader of the Progressive Socialist Party (PSP). He is the most prominent leader of Lebanon’s Druze community. Matthew Parris Matthew Francis Parris (born 7 August 1949 in Johannesburg) is … Continue reading

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#268 Steve Peregrin Took / Simon Kirke – 28 July 1949

Steve Peregrin Took Steve Peregrin Took (born Stephen Ross Porter, 28 July 1949, Eltham, died 27 October 1980, North Kensington) was an English musician. He is best known for his membership of Tyrannosaurus Rex with Marc Bolan. Simon Kirke Simon Kirke (born Simon Frederick St George … Continue reading

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#219 Meryl Streep / Alan Osmond / Lindsay Wagner – 22 June 1949

Meryl Streep Mary Louise “Meryl” Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress who has worked in theatre, television and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected actors of the modern era. Streep has received … Continue reading

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#131 Chris Langham / Sonja Kristina – 14 April 1949

Chris Langham Christopher “Chris” Langham (born 14 April 1949) is an English writer, actor and comedian. He is most famous for playing MP Hugh Abbot in BBC Four sitcom The Thick of It and as presenter Roy Mallard in People Like Us, first on BBC Radio … Continue reading

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#25 Robert Palmer / Dennis Taylor – 19 January 1949

Robert Palmer Robert Allen Palmer (19 January 1949 – 26 September 2003), born in Batley, Yorkshire, was a Grammy Award-winning English singer-songwriter. He was known for his distinctive voice and the eclectic mix of musical styles on his albums, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae and blues. He … Continue reading

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#22 Mick Taylor / Andy Kaufman – 17 January 1949

Mick Taylor Michael Kevin “Mick” Taylor (born 17 January 1949 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire) is an English musician, best known as a former member of John Mayall’s Blues Breakers (1966–69) and Rolling Stones (1969–74). Andy Kaufman Andrew Geoffrey “Andy” Kaufman (January 17, 1949 – … Continue reading

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#11 Linda Lovelace / George Foreman – 10 January 1949

Linda Lovelace Linda Susan Boreman (January 10, 1949 – April 22, 2002), better known by her stage name Linda Lovelace, was an American pornographic actress who was famous for her performance of deep throat fellatio in the enormously successful 1972 hardcore porn film Deep … Continue reading

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