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#436 Lillian Board / Andy Peebles – 13 December 1948

Lillian Board Lillian Barbara Board, MBE (13 December 1948 – 26 December 1970) was an athlete from Great Britain, who won the silver medal in the 400 metres at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, and two gold medals at the 1969 European Championships in Athletics … Continue reading

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#408 Lorna Luft / Eamonn Coghlan – 21 November 1952

Lorna Luft Lorna Luft (born November 21, 1952) is an American television, stage, and film actress and singer. She is the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland and Sid Luft, and the half-sister of singer and actress Liza Minnelli. Eamonn Coghlan Eamonn Christopher … Continue reading

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#381 John Cleese / Robbie Brightwell – 27 October 1939

John Cleese John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and as a scriptwriter on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s he became a member … Continue reading

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#320 Charlie Sheen / Derek Redmond – 03 September 1965

Charlie Sheen Carlos Irwin Estevez (born September 3, 1965), better known by his stage name Charlie Sheen, is an American actor.  His character roles in films have included Chris Taylor in the 1986 Vietnam War drama Platoon, Jake Kesey in the 1986 film The … 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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#282 Edward Hardwicke / Abebe Bikila – 07 August 1932

Edward Hardwicke Edward Hardwicke (born 7 August 1932), sometimes credited as Edward Hardwick, is an English actor. Hardwicke became familiar to television audiences in the 1970s drama series, Colditz. He then took the role of the Dr. Watson in the Granada Television adaptations of the Sherlock Holmes stories … Continue reading

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#270 Kate Bush / Daley Thompson – 30 July 1958

Kate Bush Kate Bush (born Catherine Bush 30 July 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. Her eclectic musical style and idiosyncratic vocal style have made her one of the United Kingdom’s most successful solo female performers of the past 30 years. … Continue reading

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#229 Diana, Princess of Wales / Carl Lewis – 01 July 1961

Diana, Princess of Wales Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances; née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) was a member of the British royal family and an international personality of the late 20th century as the first wife of Charles, Prince … Continue reading

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#182 Helena Bonham Carter / Zola Budd – 26 May 1966

Helena Bonham Carter Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress. She is best known for her portrayals of Lucy Honeychurch in the film A Room with a View, Marla Singer in the film Fight Club, Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter … Continue reading

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#164 Bono / Merlene Ottey – 10 May 1960

Bono Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), most commonly known by his stage name Bono , is an Irish singer and musician, best known for being the main vocalist of the Dublin-based rock band U2. Merlene Ottey Merlene Joyce Ottey (born May … Continue reading

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#146 Fanny Blankers-Koen / Stafford Repp – 26 April 1918

Fanny Blankers-Koen Francina “Fanny” Elsje Blankers-Koen (26 April 1918 – 25 January 2004) was a Dutch athlete, best known for winning four gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. She accomplished this as a 30 year old mother of two, during a time … Continue reading

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#81 Dick Fosbury / Kiki Dee – 06 March 1947

Dick Fosbury Richard Douglas “Dick” Fosbury (born March 6, 1947) is a former track and field athlete who revolutionized the high jump event, using a back-first technique, now known as the Fosbury Flop. His method was to sprint diagonally towards the bar, then … Continue reading

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#14 Brendan Foster / Anthony Andrews – 12 January 1948

Brendan Foster Brendan Foster CBE (born 12 January 1948 in Hebburn, now Tyne and Wear, (County Durham at the time), England) is a British former distance runner, entrepreneur and the founder of the Great North Run. Anthony Andrews Anthony Andrews (born 12 January 1948 in London) … Continue reading

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