On This Day
10 November 2018
(Died: 05 Aug 1984)
|Richard Burton, CBE (born Richard Walter Jenkins Jr.) was a Welsh actor. Noted for his baritone voice, Burton established himself as a formidable Shakespearean actor in the 1950s, and he gave a memorable performance of Hamlet in 1964. He was called "the natural successor to Olivier" by critic and dramaturge Kenneth Tynan. Burton was nominated for an Academy Award seven times, but never won an Oscar. He was a recipient of BAFTAs, Golden Globes, and Tony Awards for Best Actor. In the mid-1960s, Burton ascended into the ranks of the top box office stars.|
|William Albert Gilbert is an English former footballer, born in Lewisham, London, who made more than 400 appearances in the Football League playing as a defender for Crystal Palace, Portsmouth, Colchester United and Maidstone United.
Gilbert played 167 times for Portsmouth between 1984 – 1989
|Guy Whittingham is an English former professional footballer and a manager. As a player, he was a striker from 1988 until 2005, notably in the Premier League for Aston Villa and Sheffield Wednesday. Having started his career with non-league Yeovil Town he went on to play in the Football League for Portsmouth, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Watford, Peterborough United, Oxford United and Wycombe Wanderers.
Whittingham played 226 times for Portsmouth scoring 115 goals between 1989 – 2000. He was manager from 2012 – 2015
|Patrik Berger is a retired Czech footballer who played as a midfielder. He started his career in his own country with Slavia Prague and spent a season in Germany playing for Borussia Dortmund. He moved to England in 1996, where he spent seven years with Liverpool, winning six trophies in his time there. This was followed by spells at Portsmouth, Aston Villa and Stoke City. He spent the last two years of his career back in his native Czech Republic playing for Sparta Prague.
Berger played 60 times for Portsmouth scoring 8 goals between 2003 – 2005.
|Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch is an American actress. She is known for portraying Rosemarie "Rose" Hathaway in Vampire Academy (2014), Stephanie Fleming in Why Him? (2016), Samantha Kingston in Before I Fall (2017), and Erica Vandross in Flower (2017).|
|Kiernan Brennan Shipka is an American actress. She is known for playing Sally Draper on the AMC series Mad Men, B. D. Hyman in the FX anthology series Feud: Bette and Joan, and voicing Jinora in the Avatar: The Last Airbender spin-off, The Legend of Korra. She is slated to appear as Sabrina Spellman on Netflix's upcoming Chilling Adventures of Sabrina series based on the comic series of the same name.|
|Mackenzie Christine Foy is an American model and actress. She is known for appearing as Renesmee Cullen in the 2012 film The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, which earned her a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Supporting Young Actress in a Feature Film, and for her role as the young Murphy in the 2014 space epic Interstellar, for which she received critical acclaim, a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, and several other awards nominations.|