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#143 Bill Cotton / Shirley Temple – 23 April 1928

Bill Cotton Sir William Frederick “Bill” Cotton, CBE (23 April 1928 – 11 August 2008) was a British television producer and executive, and the son of big-band leader Billy Cotton. In 1970, Cotton was promoted to Head of Light Entertainment at the BBC. In this position, Cotton … Continue reading

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#135 David Tennant / Samantha Cameron – 18 April 1971

David Tennant David Tennant (born David John McDonald; 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor. In addition to his work in theatre, including a widely praised Hamlet, Tennant is best known for his role as the tenth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, along with the title … Continue reading

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#133 Henry Mancini / John Harvey-Jones – 16 April 1924

Henry Mancini Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor and arranger, best remembered for his film and television scores. He won a record number of Grammy Awards (20), including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously in 1995. His best-known … Continue reading

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#84 Tammy Faye Messner / Michael Eisner – 07 March 1942

Tammy Faye Messner Tamara Faye “Tammy” Bakker Messner (March 7, 1942 – July 20, 2007) was an American Christian singer, evangelist, entrepreneur, author, talk show host, and television personality. She was married to televangelist, and later convicted felon, Jim Bakker (1961–92). Michael Eisner Michael Dammann Eisner (born March … Continue reading

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#1 E.M. Forster / William Fox – 01 January 1879

E. M. Forster Edward Morgan Forster OM CH (1 January 1879 – 7 June 1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist. He is known best for his novels A Room with a View (1908), Howard’s End (1910) and A Passage … Continue reading

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