Famous People Born In Salford

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Paul Scholes
(Football Player)
Paul Scholes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 2 
Joanne Whalley
(Best Known for Roles in the Films: ‘Dance with a Stranger’, ‘Willow’ and ‘Scandal’)
Joanne Whalley
9
Birthdate: August 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 3 
James Prescott Joule
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 24, 1818
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 11, 1889
 4 
Robert Powell
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Birthdate: June 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
 5 
Adam Thomas
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Birthdate: August 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Jason Manford
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Birthdate: May 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Bernard Sumner
(Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Singer)
Bernard Sumner
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 8 
Peter Hook
(singer)
Peter Hook
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
John Cooper Clarke
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 10 
Mark E. Smith
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 24, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
Peter Maxwell Davies
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 14, 2016
 12 
Elkie Brooks
(Singer)
Elkie Brooks
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
 13 
Russell Watson
(English Tenor Singer Known for His Singles and Albums of Both Operatic-Style and Pop Songs)
Russell Watson
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 14 
Alistair Cooke
(Journalist, Writer)
Alistair Cooke
2
Birthdate: November 20, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 30, 2004
 15 
Ewan MacColl
(Folk Singer-Songwriter Known for His Songs: 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face', 'Dirty Old Town')
Ewan MacColl
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 22, 1989
 16 
Holly Peers
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
 17 
Sara Ahmed
(Independent Feminist Scholar)
Sara Ahmed
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 30, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
 18 
Nick Blackman
(Football player Forward)
Nick Blackman
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
William Worrall Mayo
(Chemist, Politician, Gynaecologist, Editor)
William Worrall Mayo
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 6, 1911
 20 
Shelagh Delaney
(Dramatist)
Shelagh Delaney
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Birthdate: November 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 20, 2011
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 21 
Pat Kirkwood
(Actress)
Pat Kirkwood
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Birthdate: February 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 25, 2007
 22 
Dan Lydiate
(Rugby union player)
Dan Lydiate
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 23 
Christine Hargreaves
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Birthdate: March 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 12, 1984
 24 
James Agate
(Theatre critic)
James Agate
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Birthdate: September 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 6, 1947
 25 
Frank Evans
(Matador)
Frank Evans
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
 26 
Michael McKinnell
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: December 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 27, 2020