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#496 Catherine Zeta-Jones / Hansie Cronje – 25 September 1969

Catherine Zeta-Jones Catherine Zeta-Jones, CBE, (25 September 1969) is a Welsh actress. After starring in a number of United Kingdom and United States television films and small roles in films, she came to prominence with roles in Hollywood movies such as the 1998 … 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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#400 Harold Larwood / Dick Powell – 14 November 1904

Harold Larwood Harold Larwood (14 November 1904 – 22 July 1995) was an English cricket player, an extremely accurate fast bowler best known for his key role as the implementer of fast leg theory in the infamous “Bodyline” Ashes Test series of 1932–33. In 2009 Larwood … Continue reading

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#374 Manfred Mann / Geoff Boycott – 21 October 1940

Manfred Mann Manfred Mann (born Manfred Sepse Lubowitz, 21 October 1940, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa) is a keyboard player best known as a founding member and namesake of Manfred Mann and Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. Geoffrey Boycott Geoffrey Boycott OBE (born 21 October 1940) is a former Yorkshire and England … Continue reading

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#353 Basil D’Oliveira CBE / Sir Terence Conran – 04 October 1931

Basil D’Oliveira Basil Lewis D’Oliveira CBE (born 4 October 1931) is a retired cricketer. Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, he was classified as ‘coloured’ under the apartheid regime, and hence barred from first-class cricket.  He emigrated to England in 1960. He joined the … Continue reading

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#322 Dweezil Zappa / Mark Ramprakash – 05 September 1969

Dweezil Zappa Dweezil Zappa (born September 5, 1969) is an American rock guitarist, the son of musician Frank Zappa and brother of Moon. Mark Ramprakash Mark Ravin Ramprakash (born 5 September 1969) is an English cricketer, playing for Surrey and England.  He played his first … Continue reading

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#310 Lyndon B. Johnson / Don Bradman – 27 August 1908

Lyndon B. Johnson Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969 after his service as the 37th Vice President of the United States from … Continue reading

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#203 Jackie Stewart / Rachael Heyhoe-Flint / Diana Moran – 11 June 1939

Jackie Stewart Sir John Young Stewart, OBE (born 11 June 1939), better known as Jackie Stewart, and nicknamed The Flying Scot, is a Scottish former racing driver and team owner. He competed in Formula One between 1965 and 1973, winning three World Drivers’ Championships. Rachael Heyhoe … Continue reading

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#144 Sachin Tendulkar / Gabby Logan / Lee Westwood – 24 April 1973

Sachin Tendulkar Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar ( born 24 April 1973) is an Indian cricketer widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the leading run-scorer and century maker in Test and one-day international cricket. He is the only male … Continue reading

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#101 Damon Albarn / Michael Atherton – 23 March 1968

Damon Albarn Damon Albarn (born 23 March 1968) is an English singer-songwriter and record producer who has been involved in many high profile projects and collaborations throughout his career. He is perhaps best known internationally for his current role as the frontman … Continue reading

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