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#652 U Thant / Ann Sothern – 22 January 1909

U Thant U Thant (January 22, 1909 – November 25, 1974) was a Burmese diplomat and the third Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1961 to 1971. Ann Sothern Ann Sothern (January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American … Continue reading

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#635 Winston Churchill / Lucy Maud Montgomery – 30 November 1874

Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 (that is, for most … Continue reading

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#610 Bix Beiderbecke / Clare Boothe Luce – 10 March 1903

Bix Beiderbecke Leon Bismark “Bix” Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 – August 6, 1931) was an American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer. Beiderbecke was one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s. Clare Boothe Luce Clare Boothe Luce (March 10, 1903 – October 9, 1987) was the … Continue reading

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#565 Richard Beckinsale / Shelley Hack / Ben Shelly – 6 July 1947

Richard Beckinsale Richard Arthur Beckinsale (6 July 1947 – 19 March 1979) was an English actor, best known for his roles as Lennie Godber in the popular BBC sitcom Porridge and Alan Moore in the British sitcom Rising Damp. He was the father of actresses Samantha Beckinsale and Kate Beckinsale. Shelley Hack Shelley Marie … Continue reading

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#562 Gary Kildall / Robert Kilroy-Silk – 19 May 1942

Gary Kildall Gary Arlen Kildall (May 19, 1942 – July 11, 1994) was an American computer scientist and microcomputer entrepreneur who created the CP/M operating system and founded Digital Research, Inc. (DRI). Kildall was one of the first people to see microprocessors as fully capable computers rather than equipment controllers and to organize a … Continue reading

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#533 Tom Scholz / Kim Campbell / Paul Condon – 10 March 1947

Tom Scholz Donald Thomas “Tom” Scholz (born March 10, 1947) is an American rock musician, songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, inventor, and mechanical engineer, best known as the founder of the band Boston. He is also the inventor of the Rockman guitar amplifier. Kim Campbell Avril Phædra Douglas “Kim” Campbell, PC, CC, QC (born March 10, 1947) is … 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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#511 – Nigel Pivaro / Phil Woolas – 11 December 1959

Nigel Pivaro Nigel Pivaro (born 11 December 1959) is an English journalist who as an actor was best known for playing Terry Duckworth, the son of Vera and Jack Duckworth inCoronation Street. Phil Woolas Philip James Woolas (born 11 December 1959) was a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of … Continue reading

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#507 Veronica Lake / Boutros Boutros-Ghali – 14 November 1922

Veronica Lake Veronica Lake (born Constance Frances Marie Ockelman in Brooklyn, New York) (November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) was an American film actress and pin-up model. She received both popular and critical acclaim, most notably for her role in Sullivan’s Travels and her femme fatale roles in film noir with Alan Ladd during … Continue reading

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#497 Diane Abbott / Dai Bradley – 27 September 1953

Diane Abbott Diane Julie Abbott (born 27 September 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hackney North and Stoke Newington since 1987, when she became the first black woman to be elected to the House of Commons. In 2010, Abbott became … Continue reading

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#491 Dana / Timothy Bottoms – 30 August 1951

Dana Dana Rosemary Scallon (born Rosemary Brown on 30 August 1951) is better known simply as Dana, an Irish singer and former politician. She achieved fame when she won the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest with “All Kinds of Everything”, a subsequent worldwide million-seller. Over thirty singles and thirty albums … Continue reading

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#479 Jackie Wilson / Michael Mates / Donald Duck – 09 June 1934

Jackie Wilson Jack Leroy “Jackie” Wilson, Jr. (June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984) was an American singer and performer. Wilson was important in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul. Wilson’s first single was “Reet Petite”. His other hits include “(Your Love Keeps … Continue reading

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#466 John Newcombe / Lady Olga Maitland – 23 May 1944

John Newcombe John David Newcombe, AO, OBE (born 23 May 1944 in Sydney) is a former World No. 1 tennis player. Overall, he won 26 Grand Slam major titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. Lady Olga Maitland Lady Helen Olga Hay (born 23 May 1944), better … Continue reading

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#452 Roy Hattersley / Nichelle Nichols, – 28 December 1932

Roy Hattersley Roy Sydney George Hattersley, Baron Hattersley (born 28 December 1932) is a British Labour politician, author and journalist from Sheffield. He served as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1983 to 1992. Nichelle Nichols Nichelle Nichols (born Grace Nichols; December 28, 1932) … Continue reading

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#445 Kurt Waldheim / Frank Hampson – 21 December 1918

Kurt Waldheim Kurt Josef Waldheim (21 December 1918 – 14 June 2007) was an Austrian diplomat and politician. Waldheim was the fourth Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981, and the ninth President of Austria, from 1986 to 1992. While running for President … Continue reading

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#429 Bob Hawke / John Cassavetes – 09 December 1929

Bob Hawke Robert James Lee “Bob” Hawke AC GCL (born 9 December 1929) was the 23rd Prime Minister of Australia and longest serving Australian Labor Party Prime Minister. John Cassavetes John Nicholas Cassavetes (December 9, 1929 – February 3, 1989) was an … Continue reading

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#425 Tom Hulce / Geoff Hoon – 06 December 1953

Tom Hulce Tom Hulce (born Thomas Edward Hulce on December 6, 1953) is an American actor and theater producer. As an actor, he is perhaps best known for his Oscar-nominated portrayal of Mozart in the movie Amadeus and his role as “Pinto” in National Lampoon’s … Continue reading

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#413 Tina Turner / John Gummer – 26 November 1939

Tina Turner Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American singer and actress whose career has spanned more than 50 years. She has won numerous awards and her achievements in the rock music genre have earned her the … Continue reading

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#407 Joe Biden / Norman Greenbaum – 20 November 1942

Joe Biden Joseph Robinette “Joe” Biden, Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is the 47th and current Vice President of the United States, serving under President Barack Obama. He was a United States Senator from Delaware from January 3, 1973 until his resignation on January 15, 2009, … Continue reading

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#402 Aneurin Bevan / Sacheverell Sitwell – 15 November 1897

Aneurin Bevan Aneurin “Nye” Bevan (15 November 1897 – 6 July 1960) was a Welsh Labour Party politician of the first half of the 20th century. He was a long-time Member of Parliament (MP) and became recognised as one of the leaders of … Continue reading

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