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Jimmy Page
(Guitarist and Founder of the Rock Band 'Led Zeppelin')
Jimmy Page
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn

An English musician, songwriter, and record producer, Jimmy Page gained international recognition as the founder of the popular rock band Led Zeppelin. Widely regarded as one of the most influential and greatest guitarists of all time, Jimmy Page was ranked third in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Jimmy Page has influenced several popular guitarists.

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Twiggy
(English Model and Actress Who a British Cultural Icon During the 1960s)
Twiggy
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Birthdate: September 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Dame Lesley Lawson, better known as Twiggy, soared to fame as a model in the 1960s. Known for her signature androgynous look, she graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue. She has won two Golden Globes for her role in The Boy Friend and written a bestselling memoir, too.
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Richard Wright (Musician)
(One of the Founders of the Progressive Rock Band ‘Pink Floyd’)
Richard Wright (Musician)
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 15, 2008

Richard Wright was an English musician. He is credited with co-founding the popular band ,Pink Floyd, for which he also served as a vocalist and keyboardist. Wright contributed immensely to the success of Pink Floyd and his distinctive keyboard playing was a key component of the music produced by the band.

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Christine Keeler
(Models)
Christine Keeler
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 4, 2017
 5 
Ian Dury
(Singer)
Ian Dury
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 27, 2000
 6 
Michelle Ryan
(Actress)
Michelle Ryan
3
Birthdate: April 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Bernard Lee
(Actor)
Bernard Lee
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Birthdate: January 10, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 16, 1981
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Peter Sallis
(English Actor)
Peter Sallis
2
Birthdate: February 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 2, 2017
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
Nick Knowles
(Television presenter)
Nick Knowles
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Birthdate: September 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Julia McKenzie
(Actress)
Julia McKenzie
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Birthdate: February 17, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Ronald Lacey
(Actor)
Ronald Lacey
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Birthdate: September 28, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 15, 1991
 12 
Tony Hatch
(English Composer, Pianist, Arranger, Songwriter, and Producer)
Tony Hatch
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer

Tony Hatch is an English composer best known for composing music for television and musical theatre. He also works as a pianist, arranger, songwriter, and producer. Some of his best known works include compositions for TV series like The Doctors, Emmerdale Farm, and Neighbours. In 2013, Tony Hatch was made an inductee of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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Maria Whittaker
(English Former Glamour Model and Pop Singer)
Maria Whittaker
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Clive Anderson
(Television presenter)
Clive Anderson
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Birthdate: December 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Norris McWhirter
(Writer)
Norris McWhirter
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 19, 2004
 16 
John Boorman
(British Filmmaker)
John Boorman
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Birthdate: January 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Roy Urquhart
(Army officer who saw service during the Second World War and Malayan Emergency)
Roy Urquhart
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 13, 1988
 18 
Antony Costa
(Singer-Songwriter)
Antony Costa
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland
(Royal Mistress)
Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 27, 1640
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 9, 1709
 20 
Oliver Postgate
(Animator)
Oliver Postgate
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 8, 2008
 21 
Alan Lee
(Illustrator)
Alan Lee
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Birthdate: August 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
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Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone
(Military Leader)
Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 16, 1957
 23 
Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset
(Nobleman)
Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1406 AD
Died: May 22, 1455
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Lionel Robbins
(British Economist Known for His Work 'An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science')
Lionel Robbins
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Birthdate: November 22, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 15, 1984

A leading free-market and neoclassical economist, Lionel Charles Robbins, or Baron Robbins, was known for his association with the London School of Economics. The son of a farmer, he trained to fight at World War I but went back home wounded. He also laid down his own definition of economics.

 25 
Bernard Miles
(Actor)
Bernard Miles
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Birthdate: September 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 14, 1991
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Michael Frayn
(Playwright, Novelist)
Michael Frayn
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
 27 
Derek Bell
(One of the Most Liked Racing Drivers of His Generation)
Derek Bell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio

A 5-time Le Mans 24 hours winner, British racing driver Derek Bell has raced for prominent F-1 teams such as Ferrari and McLaren. He is a 2-time World Sportscar Champion and a 3-time Daytona 24 hours winner. Apart from being named an MBE, he was also awarded the BRDC Gold Star 4 times.

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Richard Baker
(Broadcaster, Military personnel)
Richard Baker
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Birthdate: June 15, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 17, 2018
 29 
Giles Gilbert Scott
(Architect)
Giles Gilbert Scott
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 9, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 8, 1960

Giles Gilbert Scott was a British architect best remembered for his work on popular edifices like the New Bodleian Library, Liverpool Cathedral, Battersea Power Station, and Cambridge University Library. He is also credited with designing the archetypical red telephone box.

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William Berkeley
(Governor)
William Berkeley
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1605 AD
Died: July 9, 1677
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Deborah Moggach
(Contemporary Novelist)
Deborah Moggach
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Greg Dyke
(Media Executive)
Greg Dyke
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Birthdate: May 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
 33 
Thomas Hodgkin
(Former Physician best known for the first account of Hodgkin's disease, a form of lymphoma and blood disease, in 1832)
Thomas Hodgkin
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 17, 1798
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 5, 1866
 34 
Banachek
(English Magician, Mentalist, and Mind Reader)
Banachek
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Banachek is an English magician, mentalist, and mind reader. He is best known for his contribution to James Randi's Project Alpha experiment. Banachek is also known for testing the genuineness of numerous self-described psychics as part of the One Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge organized by the James Randi Educational Foundation.

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Marina Warner
(Writer, Educator)
Marina Warner
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Richard Doll
(Physician)
Richard Doll
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 24, 2005
 37 
John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham
(Governor)
John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 12, 1792
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 28, 1840
 38 
Aden Durde
(American football linebacker)
Aden Durde
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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William Allmond Codrington Goode
(Politician)
William Allmond Codrington Goode
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 8, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 15, 1986
 40 
John King, Baron King of Wartnaby
(Businessman)
John King, Baron King of Wartnaby
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 12, 2005
 41 
John Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer
(Former Chancellor of the Exchequer (1830 - 1834))
John Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 30, 1782
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 1, 1845

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer had earned the nickname Honest Jack for his spotless reputation while with the Whigs. He had a major role in the passage of the 1832 Reform Bill and later also sponsored the 1833 Factory Act, which aimed at reducing the employment of children in textile factories.

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Andrew Ridgway
(Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey (2006 until 2011))
Andrew Ridgway
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
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William Huggins
(Astronomer)
William Huggins
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 7, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 12, 1910
 44 
Philip Cohen
(Biologist)
Philip Cohen
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
 45 
Richard Baker
(Politician)
Richard Baker
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1568 AD
Died: February 18, 1645
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Mary Millington
(Model)
Mary Millington
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 19, 1979
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
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Rosie Jones
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 48 
Henry Barkly
(Politician)
Henry Barkly
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1815
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 20, 1898
 49 
Alexander John Ellis
(English Mathematician, Phonetician, and Philologist Known for His Contribution to Musicology)
Alexander John Ellis
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 14, 1814
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 28, 1890

English mathematician, phonetician, and philologist Alexander John Ellis is remembered for his work on speech, song, and vocal and musical pitch. He also contributed immensely to the field of musicology. His best-known works include On Early English Pronunciation and The Alphabet of Nature.

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Linsey Dawn McKenzie
(Model)
Linsey Dawn McKenzie
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)