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#604 Nicholas Parsons / Murray Walker – 10 October 1923

Nicholas Parsons Christopher Nicholas Parsons OBE (born 10 October 1923, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England) is a British radio and television presenter, comedy performer and actor. His long career on television and radio have made him a household name. Best known today for his long-standing position as host of the comedy radio game show Just A … Continue reading

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#472 Martin Brundle / Niamh Cusack – 1 June 1959

Martin Brundle Martin John Brundle (born 1 June 1959 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk) is a British racing driver from England, known as a Formula One driver and as an F1 commentator for ITV Sport from 1997 to 2008 and for the BBC from 2009. Niamh Cusack Niamh Cusack (born 1 June 1959) is an Irish actress. … Continue reading

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#449 Shane MacGowan / Chris Kamara – 25 December 1957

Shane MacGowan Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957) is an Irish musician and singer, best known as the original singer and songwriter of The Pogues. Between 1985 and 1987 he co-wrote what is perhaps his best-known song, “Fairytale of New York”, … Continue reading

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#382 David Dimbleby / Howard Blake – 28 October 1938

David Dimbleby David Dimbleby (born 28 October 1938) is a long-standing British BBC TV commentator and a presenter of current affairs and political programmes, most notably the BBC’s flagship political show Question Time, and more recently, art, architectural history and history series. Howard Blake Howard Blake … Continue reading

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#370 Mike Ditka / Lee Harvey Oswald – 18 October 1939

Mike Ditka Michael Keller Ditka, Jr. (born October 18, 1939), also known as “Iron Mike”, is a former American football NFL player, television commentator, and coach. Ditka coached the Chicago Bears for 11 years and New Orleans Saints for three years. Ditka and Tom Flores … Continue reading

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#367 Bert Kaempfert / Linda Darnell / Bill McLaren – 16 October 1923

Bert Kaempfert Bert Kaempfert (born Berthold Kämpfert; 16 October 1923 – 21 June 1980) was a German orchestra leader and songwriter. He made easy listening and jazz-oriented records, and wrote the music for a number of well-known songs, such as “Strangers in the Night” and … 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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#63 Douglas Bader / Eddie Waring – 21 February 1910

Douglas Bader Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, FRAeS, DL (21 February 1910 – 5 September 1982) was a Royal Air Force fighter ace during the Second World War. Bader lost both his legs in an aircraft crash attempting aerobatics. In August … Continue reading

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#4 Michael Stipe / April Winchell – 04 January 1960

Michael Stipe John Michael Stipe (born  4 January 1960) is an American singer who is the lead vocalist for the alternative rock band R.E.M. April Winchell   April Terri Winchell (born 4 January 1960 in New York City) is an American actress, writer, voice actor, talk radio … Continue reading

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