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Mother of Queen Elizabeth II.1900
Trumpet player famous for the song 'What a wonderful World'.1901
Became supreme religious leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979.1902
Wrote '1984' and 'Animal Farm'.1903
Spanish surrealist artist who's works include 'The Persistence of Memory'.1904
Millionaire movie producer depicted the movie, 'The Aviator'.1905
Irish playwright, who wrote 'Waiting for Godot'.1906
Mexican female artist, who painted many self portraits, including 'Thinking About Death'.1907
Actress who starred in 'Whatever happened to Baby Jane?' and 'The Nanny'.1908
Lyricist who wrote 'Moon River' with Henry Mancini.1909
Catholic nun who founded the Order of the Missionaries of Charity.1910
Nazi war criminal 'doctor' who experimented on prisoners at Auschwitz.1911
American Folk Singer-songwriter who was a major influence of Bob Dylan.1912
Civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger.1913
Beat generation writer of 'The Naked Lunch'.1914
Jazz singer who recorded 'Strange Fruit'.1915
President of France in the late 80s/early 90s.1916
Writer of the novel, 'A Clockwork Orange'.1917
Christian Evangelist who has preached to millions of people worldwide. 1918
The cat stroking Bond villain from 'You Only Live Twice'.1919
Indian sitar player who introduced George Harrison to the instrument.1920
Creator of 'Star Trek'.1921
Played Dorothy in 'The Wizard Of Oz'.1922
Author. Wrote 'Catch-22'.1923
Became President of Zimbabwe in 1987.1924
Controversial comedian who died from a drug overdose aged just 40.1925
Produced the Beatles.1926
Actress most memorable in the shower scene in 'Psycho'.1927
Expert in linguistics, an anti-war activist and political commentator.1928
Jewish teenager famed for the diaries she wrote, while hiding from the Nazis in WWII.1929
Became first Chancellor of reunified Germany in 1990.1930
Actor and the voice of 'Darth Vader'.1931
Actress who played 'Uhura' in 'Star Trek'.1932
English actress who has a writer sister called Jackie.1933
HintAnswerYear of Birth
First man in space.1934
Football manager who won two European Cups with Nottingham Forest.1935
Reggae artist and producer.1936
Composed the soundtrack to 'Koyaanisqatsi'.1937
Starred as Emma Peel in 'The Avengers'.1938
Singer who wrote 'White Rabbit'.1939
Experimental jazz composer and musician who had a hit with 'Rockit' in the 80s.1940
Civil Rights activist who wrote 'Black Power: The Politics of Liberation'.1941
American Country singer who recorded 'Stand By Your Man'.1942
Actress, murdered by the Manson Family in 1969.1943
Civil/Women's Rights activist. Wrote 'Women, Race and Class'.1944
German film director. Directed 'Wings Of Desire'.1945
Managed the Sex Pistols.1946
Physicist and TV presenter.1947
Actress who appeared in 'The Lost Boys' and has also worked with Woody Allen.1948
Colombian drug baron.1949
Directed 'Trading Places' and 'The Blues Brothers'.1950
First American woman in space.1951
Horror writer. Wrote and directed 'Hellraiser'.1952
Brazilian footballer who scored 52 goals for his national team from 1976 to 1988.1953
Irish nationalist who led a hunger strike in Maze prison.1954
Athlete who won 122 consecutive 400m hurdles races.1955
Female serial killer who killed six men.1956
The voice of Bart Simpson.1957
Animator and creater of 'Wallace and Gromit'.1958
Elected President of Bolivia in 2005.1959
New York artist who died aged just 27.1960
Singer who had a hit with 'Orinoco Flow'.1961
Boxer who had his ear bitten by Mike Tyson.1962
British artist, famous for 'My Bed'.1963
Dutch footballer who scored a wonder goal in the 1988 European Championship.1964
Comedian and star of 'Everybody Hates Chris'.1965
Model who married Richard Gere.1966
'Rogue Trader' who was jailed for causing the collapse of Barings Bank.1967
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Actress who starred in 'The Breakfast Club' and 'Pretty in Pink'.1968
Guitarist in Blur.1969
Singer, rapper and actress. Oscar nominated for 'Chicago'.1970
Founded 'Wikileaks' website.1971
French footballer who played in two World Cup finals. Scoring twice in one and getting sent off in the other.1972
Tennis player who was stabbed by a crazed fan of a rival.1973
Radio host and conspiracy theorist. 1974
Ukrainian model turned actress, who starred in 'The 5th Element'.1975
French actress and star of 'Amelie'.1976
British actress who played Ian Curtis' wife in 'Control'.1977
Italian footballer who became the world's most expensive Goalkeeper.1978
Norwegian, who murdered 77 people in 2011.1979
Brazilian footballer who was FIFA World player of the year in 2004 and 2005.1980
Australian tennis player who won Wimbledon in 2002.1981
Actress who has the same name as the wife of William Shakespeare.1982
Became supreme leader of North Korea in 2011.1983
Founder of Facebook.1984
Swimmer who holds record for most Olympic gold medals.1985
Memphis born actress. Starred in 'Transformers'.1986
Transgender formed US Army intelligence analyst, who leaked classified documents to Wikileaks.1987
Actor who starred in the Harry Potter films as Ron Weasley.1988
Jamaican sprinter, nicknamed 'The Beast'.1989
American actress from 'The Hunger Games' movies.1990
Ginger haired singer/songwriter who had a hit with 'The A Team'.1991
English model/actress who starred in 'Anna Kerenina'1992
Rapper who was a member of Lil Wayne's young money rap group.1993
English diver who was just 14 when he competed in the 2008 Olympics.1994
Footballer who became the world's most expensive teenager in 2014.1995
English actor who player Luke in sitcom 'Outnumbered'.1996
Activist who defied Taliban, demanding education for girls.1997
Daughter of the King of Pop,1998
Russian boy who became the world's heaviest child.1999

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