Tag Archives: 1955

#483 Paul O’Grady / Debbie Arnold – 14 June 1955

Paul O’Grady Paul James Michael O’Grady MBE (born 14 June 1955) is a British comedian, television presenter, actor, writer and radio DJ. He is best known for presenting the daytime chat television series, The Paul O’Grady Show and, more recently, Paul O’Grady Live, as well … Continue reading

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#474 Val McDermid / Jack Ellis – 04 June 1955

Val McDermid Val McDermid (born 4 June 1955) is a Scottish crime writer. Her books mainly fall into three series: Lindsay Gordon, Kate Brannigan, and, beginning in 1995, the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series, the first entry in which, The Mermaids Singing, won the Crime … Continue reading

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#418 Billy Idol / Andy Gray – 30 November 1955

Billy Idol William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), better known by his stage name Billy Idol, is an English rock musician. He first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X. He then embarked on … Continue reading

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#411 Ian Botham / Clem Burke – 24 November 1955

Ian Botham Sir Ian Terence Botham, OBE (born 24 November 1955) is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator. He was a genuine all-rounder with 14 centuries and 383 wickets in Test cricket, and remains well known … Continue reading

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#377 Katherine Knight / Eric Hindle – 24 October 1955

Katherine Knight Katherine Mary Knight (born 24 October 1955) was the first Australian woman to be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole. She was convicted of the murder of her partner, John Charles Thomas Price (born 6 January 1955) in October 2001, and … Continue reading

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#242 Jimmy Smits / Steve Coppell – 09 July 1955

Jimmy Smits Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is an American actor. Smits is perhaps best known for his roles as attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law, as NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the 1990s police drama NYPD Blue, and … Continue reading

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#206 Alan Hansen / Tony Knowles – 13 June 1955

Alan Hansen Alan David Hansen (born 13 June 1955 in Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland) is a Scottish former football player and BBC television football pundit. He played as a central defender for Partick Thistle, Liverpool and Scotland. Tony Knowles Anthony (Tony) Knowles (born on 13 June 1955, in Bolton, Lancashire) is an English professional snooker … Continue reading

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#171 Olga Korbut / Debra Winger / Hazel O’Connor – 16 May 1955

Olga Korbut Olga Valentinovna Korbut (b. May 16, 1955 in Hrodna), also known as the Sparrow from Minsk, is a Belarusian, Soviet-born gymnast who won four gold medals and two silver medals at theSummer Olympics, in which she competed in 1972 and 1976 for the USSR team. … Continue reading

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#67 Steve Jobs / Alain Prost – 24 February 1955

Steve Jobs Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American computer entrepreneur and inventor. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of The … Continue reading

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