Aug 252018
 

On This Day

25 August 2018


Births



1938

Frederick Forsyth

Age 80
Frederick McCarthy Forsyth is an English author, former journalist and spy, and occasional political commentator. He is best known for thrillers such as The Day of the JackalThe Odessa FileThe Fourth ProtocolThe Dogs of WarThe Devil's AlternativeThe Fist of GodIconThe VeteranAvengerThe AfghanThe Cobra and The Kill List.
1961

Joanne Whalley

Age 57
Joanne Whalley is an English actress who began her career in 1974. She has since amassed numerous credits, primarily on television, but also in nearly 30 feature films, including Dance with a Stranger (1985), Willow (1988), Scandal (1989), The Secret Rapture (1993) and Mother's Boys (1994).
1987

Amy Macdonald

Age 31
Amy Elizabeth Macdonald is a Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and musician. She has sold over 12 million records worldwide. Macdonald released her debut album This Is the Life in 2007. The singles "Mr. Rock & Roll" and "This Is the Life" from it were chart hits. The album reached number one in four European countries–the United Kingdom, Denmark, the Netherlands and Switzerland–and sold three million copies worldwide. Moderate success in the American music market followed in 2008.


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