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Sheena Easton
(Singer, Actress)
Sheena Easton
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Two-time Grammy-winning artist Sheena Easton first gained attention on The Big Time. With the singles Modern Girl and 9 to 5, she became the second female to feature twice on the same Top Ten chart. Easton is the only artist with a top 5 hit on all Billboard singles charts.
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Ally McCoist
(Scottish Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Striker)
Ally McCoist
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra

Apart from winning the European Golden Boot twice, Scottish footballer Ally McCoist also gained fame as one of the best penalty-box strikers. He is best known for his 9 League Championship wins and 9 Scottish League Cups with the Rangers. He was also part of the 1990 World Cup finals.

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Natalie J. Robb
(Actor, Film actor)
Natalie J. Robb
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Birthdate: December 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Matt Busby
(Scottish Football Player and Manager Who Managed 'Manchester United' Between 1945 and 1969)
Matt Busby
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 20, 1994

After an illustrious career that saw him play for teams such as Manchester City and Liverpool, Matt Busby did wonders as a manager, director, and president of Manchester United. The Scottish footballer also developed players later known as the Busby Babes, 8 of whom tragically died in the 1958 Munich air crash.

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Billy McNeill
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Billy McNeill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Robin Cook
(British Politician)
Robin Cook
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 6, 2005
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Malky Mackay
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Malky Mackay
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Paul McGuigan
(film director)
Paul McGuigan
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Birthdate: September 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Kirsty Gilmour
(Badminton Player, Who Represented both Scotland and Great Britain in the International Tournament)
Kirsty Gilmour
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Aminatta Forna
(Writer)
Aminatta Forna
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Aminatta Forna is a writer whose novel The Memory of Love won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 2011. Forna was also honored with the prestigious Windham–Campbell Literature Prize in 2014. She also teaches creative writing at many universities and supports several young and aspiring writers. In the 2017 New Year Honours, Forna was appointed OBE for services to literature.