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#664 Marty Robbins / Sylvia Peters – 26 September 1925

Marty Robbins Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, and racing driver. One of the most popular and successful country and western singers of all time … Continue reading

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#661 Candy Staton / Christopher Gable – 13 March 1940

Candi Staton Canzetta Maria “Candi” Staton (born March 13, 1940 in Hanceville, Alabama) is an American soul and gospel singer, best known in the United States for her 1970 remake of Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man” and her 1976 disco chart-topper … Continue reading

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#647 – Dobie Gray / Mary Jo Kopechne – 26 July 1940

Dobie Gray Dobie Gray (born Lawrence Darrow Brown on July 26, 1940 – December 6, 2011) was an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career spanned soul, country, pop, and musical theater. His hit records included “The ‘In’ Crowd” in 1965 … Continue reading

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#645 Kym Marsh / Lisa Riley – 13 June 1976

Kym Marsh Kimberley Gail Marsh (formerly Ryder and Lomas; born 13 June 1976) is a British actress and former singer and songwriter, best known as a member of the group Hear’Say from 2001 until 2002 when she left and released her solo album Standing Tall. In 2006, Marsh joined the cast of … Continue reading

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#644 Morrissey / Graham Fellows – 22 May 1959

Morrissey Steven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May 1959), commonly known by his last name, Morrissey, is an English singer and lyricist. He rose to prominence in the 1980s as the lyricist and vocalist of the band the Smiths. The band was highly successful … Continue reading

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#641 Sheena Easton / Neil Pearson – 27 April 1959

Sheena Easton Sheena Easton (born Sheena Shirley Orr; 27 April 1959) is a Scottish/American international recording artist and stage and TV/film actress. Easton first came into the public eye as the focus of an episode in the first British reality television programme The … Continue reading

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#627 Maggie Wheeler / Brian Conley – 7 August 1961

Maggie Wheeler Margaret Emily “Maggie” Wheeler (née Jakobson, born August 7, 1961) is an American actress, best known for her role as Janice on the TV show Friends. Brian Conley Brian Conley (born 7 August 1961) is an English comedian, television presenter, singer and actor. At … Continue reading

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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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#622 Jodie Prenger / Robyn – 12 June 1979

Jodie Prenger Jodie Prenger (born 12 June 1979 in Blackpool, Lancashire) (@Musicalmissy) is an English actress and singer. She was the winner of BBC talent show-themed television series I’d Do Anything on 31 May 2008 giving her the opportunity to play Nancy in a West End revival of the British musical Oliver! at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Robyn Robin … Continue reading

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#621 Blake Lively / Amy Macdonald – 25 August 1987

Blake Lively Blake Ellender Lively (born Blake Ellender Brown; August 25, 1987) is an American actress and model, who starred as Serena van der Woodsen in the television teen drama series Gossip Girl. She has also appeared in movies including Accepted, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Green … Continue reading

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#613 Adam Faith / Stuart Sutcliffe – 23 June 1940

Adam Faith Terence “Terry” Nelhams-Wright, known as Adam Faith (23 June 1940 – 8 March 2003), was a British teen idol, singer, actor, and financial journalist. He was one of the most charted acts of the 1960s. He became the first UK artist to lodge his initial seven hits in the Top 5. He … Continue reading

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#595 Eartha Kitt / E.W. Swackhamer – 17 January 1927

Eartha Kitt Eartha Mae Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008) was an American singer, actress, and cabaret star. She was perhaps best known for her highly distinctive singing style and the enduring Christmas novelty smash “Santa Baby”. Orson Welles once called her the “most exciting … Continue reading

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#594 Rod Stewart / Gunther von Hagens / Jennifer Moss – 10 January 1945

Rod Stewart Roderick David “Rod” Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945) is a British singer-songwriter, born and raised in North London, England.  With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with The Jeff Beck Group and then Faces. Stewart … Continue reading

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#592 Graham Norton / Jane McDonald – 4 April 1963

Graham Norton Graham William Walker, known by his stage name Graham Norton (born 4 April 1963), is an Irish comic presenter. Based in the United Kingdom, he is the host of comedy chat show The Graham Norton Show. He also presents on BBC Radio 2 and is theBBC television commentator of … Continue reading

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#586 Alan Paul / Sandra Stevens – 23 November 1949

Alan Paul Alan Paul (born November 23, 1949, Newark, New Jersey) is a Grammy Award- winning singer and composer, best known as one of the founding members of the vocal group The Manhattan Transfer. Sandra Stevens Sandra Stevens (born 23 November 1949, Leeds, Yorkshire) is a British singer … Continue reading

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#582 Linda Ronstadt / Derek Griffiths – 15 July 1946

Linda Ronstadt Linda Marie Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American popular music recording artist. She has earned eleven Grammy Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, in addition to Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations. In total, she has … Continue reading

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#578 Eydie Gormé / Ann Blyth – 16 August 1928

Eydie Gormé Eydie Gormé (also spelled as Eydie Gorme; born August 16, 1928) is an American singer, specializing, with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in traditional pop music, in the form of ballads and breezy swing. She has earned numerous awards, including the Grammyand the Emmy. She retired as of 2009; husband and … Continue reading

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#569 – Greg LeMond / Terri Nunn – 26 June 1961

Greg LeMond Gregory James LeMond (born June 26, 1961 in Lakewood, California) is a former professional road bicycle racer from the United States and a three-time winner of the Tour de France. In 1986, LeMond became the first American and the first non-European cyclist to win … Continue reading

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#560 Freddie Garrity / Stephen Lewis – 14 November 1936

Freddie Garrity Freddie Garrity (14 November 1936 – 19 May 2006) was a singer and actor who was frontman and comical element in the 1960s pop band, Freddie and the Dreamers. Stephen Lewis Stephen Lewis (born Stephen Cato 14 November 1936) is an English actor. He is best known for … Continue reading

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#559 Grace Jones / Chris Chittell – 19 May 1948

Grace Jones Grace Jones (born May 19, 1948) is a Jamaican singer, model and actress. Jones started out as a model and became a muse to Andy Warhol.  She has recorded ten studio albums and appeared in several films including the 1985 James Bond movie A View to a … Continue reading

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