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#625 Robbie Savage / Candy Lo – 18 October 1974

Robbie Savage Robert William “Robbie” Savage (born 18 October 1974) is a football pundit and former Welsh professional footballer who played predominantly as a midfielder. During his career he captained Derby County, and also played for the Welsh national team. … Continue reading

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#526 Gordon Brown / Phil Neal – 20 February 1951

Gordon Brown James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 until 2010. He previously served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 1997 to 2007, the longest-serving holder of the office in modern history. Brown has been a Member … Continue reading

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#522 Eusébio / Bobby Willis – 25 January 1942

Eusébio Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, GCIH, GCM (born 25 January 1942), commonly known simply as Eusébio, is a retired Mozambican-born Portuguese football forward. He is considered one of the best footballers of all-time. He helped the Portuguese national team reach third place at the 1966 World Cup, being the top goalscorer of … Continue reading

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#467 George Best / Howard Kendall / G. F. Newman – 22 May 1946

George Best George Best (22 May 1946 – 25 November 2005) was a professional footballer from Belfast, who most notably played for Manchester United and the Northern Ireland national team. In 1968, he won the European Cup with Manchester United, and was named the European Footballer of the Year. When … Continue reading

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#456 Sarah Miles / Sir Alex Ferguson – 31 December 1941

Sarah Miles Sarah Miles (born 31 December 1941) is an English theatre and film actress. Miles became a well-reputed actress of British New Wave with her roles in Joseph Losey’s The Servant (1963) and in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blowup (1966). After acting in a variety of plays from 1966 … 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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#439 Dave Clark / Mike Summerbee – 15 December 1942

Dave Clark David ‘Dave’ Clark (born 15 December 1942) is an English musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the leader and drummer of the 1960s beat group The Dave Clark Five, the first big British Invasion band to follow The Beatles to America in 1964. Mike … Continue reading

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#427 Sinéad O’Connor / Les Ferdinand – 08 December 1966

Sinéad O’Connor Sinéad Marie Bernadette O’Connor (born 8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra and achieved worldwide success in 1990 with a cover of the … Continue reading

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#418 Billy Idol / Andy Gray – 30 November 1955

Billy Idol William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), better known by his stage name Billy Idol, is an English rock musician. He first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X. He then embarked on … Continue reading

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#393 Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink / Rio Ferdinand – 07 November 1978

Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink Jan Johannes Vennegoor of Hesselink (born 7 November 1978) is a Dutch footballer who currently plays for Rapid Wien. He was formerly a player for the Dutch national team as a striker. Rio Ferdinand Rio Gavin Ferdinand (born 7 November … Continue reading

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#389 Dylan Moran / Dwight Yorke – 03 November 1971

Dylan Moran Dylan Moran (born 3 November 1971) is an Irish comedian, writer, actor and filmmaker. He is most famous for his sardonic observational comedy, the television sitcomBlack Books which he co-wrote and starred in and his work with Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead and Run … Continue reading

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#342 Jack Dee / Ally McCoist – 24 September 1962

Jack Dee James Andrew Innes “Jack” Dee (born 24 September 1962) is an English standup comedian, actor and writer known for his sardonic, curmudgeonly, and deadpan style. He scooped the British Comedy Award for Best Stage Newcomer in 1991 and Best Stand-up Comedian in 1997. Ally McCoist … Continue reading

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#337 Jarvis Cocker / David Seaman – 19 September 1963

Jarvis Cocker Jarvis Branson Cocker (born 19 September 1963) is an English musician and frontman for the band Pulp. Through his work with the band, Cocker became a figurehead of the Britpop movement of the mid-1990s. Following Pulp’s hiatus Cocker has led a successful … Continue reading

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#336 Peter Shilton / Mo Mowlam – 18 September 1949

Peter Shilton Peter Leslie Shilton, OBE (born Leicester, England, 18 September 1949) is a former football goalkeeper who holds the record for playing more games for England than any other player, earning 125 caps. Mo Mowlam Marjorie “Mo” Mowlam (18 September 1949 – 19 August … Continue reading

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#323 Bruce Rioch / Jane Curtin – 06 September 1947

Bruce Rioch Bruce David Rioch (born 6 September 1947) is an English-born football manager and former player. He was manager of Aalborg BK in the Danish Superliga, until his sacking on 23 October 2008. Jane Curtin Jane Therese Curtin (born September 6, 1947) is … Continue reading

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#299 Patrick Swayze / Ricky Villa – 18 August 1952

Patrick Swayze Patrick Wayne Swayze (August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter. He was best-known for his tough-guy roles, as romantic leading men in the hit films Dirty Dancing and Ghost and as Orry Main in the North … Continue reading

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#285 Tove Jansson / Joe Mercer – 09 August 1914

Tove Jansson Tove Marika Jansson (9 August 1914 – 27 June 2001) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, honorary Professor of Philosophy, illustrator, and comic strip author. She was the author of, among other works, the Moomin books. Joe Mercer Joseph ‘Joe’ Mercer, OBE (9 August … Continue reading

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#243 Courtney Love / Gianluca Vialli – 09 July 1964

Courtney Love Courtney Michelle Love (born Courtney Michelle Harrison on July 9, 1964) is an American rock musician and actress.Love rose to fame as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for alternative rock band Hole who released two highly successful albums in the 1990s, Live Through This (1994) … Continue reading

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#242 Jimmy Smits / Steve Coppell – 09 July 1955

Jimmy Smits Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is an American actor. Smits is perhaps best known for his roles as attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law, as NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the 1990s police drama NYPD Blue, and … Continue reading

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#206 Alan Hansen / Tony Knowles – 13 June 1955

Alan Hansen Alan David Hansen (born 13 June 1955 in Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland) is a Scottish former football player and BBC television football pundit. He played as a central defender for Partick Thistle, Liverpool and Scotland. Tony Knowles Anthony (Tony) Knowles (born on 13 June 1955, in Bolton, Lancashire) is an English professional snooker … Continue reading

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