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#605 Pope Francis I / Tommy Steele – 17 December 1936

Pope Francis Francis (Latin: Franciscus ; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio on 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, elected on 13 March 2013. As such, he is both head of the Church and Sovereign of the Vatican City State.  He is the first pope to be a Jesuit, to come … Continue reading

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#524 Phil Collins / Philip Whitchurch – 30 January 1951

Phil Collins Philip David Charles “Phil” Collins, LVO (born 30 January 1951) is an English singer-songwriter, drummer, pianist, author, session musician and actor best known as a drummer and vocalist for British progressive rock group Genesis. Collins is one of only three recording artists (along with Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson) who have … Continue reading

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#506 Joni Mitchell / Michael Byrne – 07 November 1943

Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson; November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician, singer songwriter, and painter. In March 1970 Clouds won Joni Mitchell her first Grammy Award for Best Folk Performance. Her third album, Ladies of the Canyon included her own version of “Woodstock” and the environmental anthem “Big Yellow Taxi”, with its … Continue reading

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#494 Lance Armstrong / Jada Pinkett Smith – 18 September 1971

Lance Armstrong Lance Edward Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is an American former professional road racing cyclist who won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times, after having survived testicular cancer. He is also the founder and chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation for … Continue reading

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#468 Dean Friedman / Thereza Bazar – 23 May 1955

Dean Friedman Dean Friedman (born May 23, 1955, Paramus, New Jersey) is an American singer-songwriter who plays piano, keyboard, guitar and other instruments, including the harmonica. Thereza Bazar Thereza Bazar (born 23 May 1955) is a British-Canadian singer, best known as one half of the pop duo, Dollar. Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dean_Friedman http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thereza_Bazar Also born on … Continue reading

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#313 Lenny Henry / Michael Jackson – 29 August 1958

Lenny Henry Lenworth George “Lenny” Henry, CBE (born 29 August 1958) is an English actor, writer, comedian and occasional television presenter. Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American recording artist, dancer, singer-songwriter, and musician. Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenny_Henry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Jackson

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