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#535 Pearl Bailey / Sam Walton – 29 March 1918

Pearl Bailey Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990) was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville, she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. In 1954, she took the role of Frankie in the film version of Carmen … Continue reading

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#534 will.i.am / Eva Longoria – 15 March 1975

will.i.am William James Adams, Jr. (born March 15, 1975), better known by his stage name will.i.am (“will I am”) is an American rapper, musician, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur, actor and producer. William came to prominence in the late 1990s as a member of the … Continue reading

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#528 Anton Lesser / Simon Woodruffe / Madeline Tompkins – 14 February 1952

Anton Lesser Anton Lesser (born 14 February 1952) is a British actor. He attended Moseley Grammar School and the University of Liverpool before going to RADA in 1977 where he was awarded the Bancroft Gold Medal as the most promising actor of his year. He is an Associate … Continue reading

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#424 Walt Disney / Werner Heisenberg – 05 December 1901

Walt Disney Walter Elias “Walt” Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, and philanthropist. Disney is famous for his influence in the field of entertainment during the 20th century. As the co-founder (with … Continue reading

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#365 Cliff Richard / Christopher Timothy – 14 October 1940

Cliff Richard Sir Cliff Richard, OBE (born Harry Rodger Webb; 14 October 1940) is an English pop star, musician, performer, actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, who has sold over 260 million records worldwide. Famous for his collaboration with the Shadows and his second place … Continue reading

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#312 Richard Attenborough / Marmaduke Hussey – 29 August 1923

Richard Attenborough Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE (born 29 August 1923) is an English actor, director, producer and entrepreneur. Attenborough has won two Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globes. He is the older brother of naturalist and wildlife filmmaker Sir David Attenborough. His breakthrough role … Continue reading

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#240 Ferdinand von Zeppelin / Eli Lilly – 08 July 1838

Ferdinand von Zeppelin Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin (also known as Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, Graf Zeppelin and in English, Count Zeppelin) (8 July 1838 – 8 March 1917) was a German general and later aircraft manufacturer, the founder of the Zeppelin … Continue reading

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#169 Mark Zuckerberg / Olly Murs – 14 May 1984

Mark Zuckerberg Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer scientist, software developer and philanthropist best known for creating the social networking site Facebook, of which he is CEO and president. It was co-founded as a private company in 2004 by Zuckerberg and classmates Dustin … 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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#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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