May 152018
 

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Births



1953

Mike Oldfield

Age 65
Michael Gordon Oldfield is an English musician and composer. His work blends progressive rock with world, folk, classical, electronic, ambient, and new-age music. His biggest commercial success is the 1973 album Tubular Bells – which launched Virgin Records and became a hit in America after its opening was used as the theme for the film The Exorcist. He recorded the 1983 hit single "Moonlight Shadow" and a rendition of the Christmas piece "In Dulci Jubilo".
1978

David Krumholtz

Age 40
David Krumholtz is an American actor. He played Charlie Eppes in the CBS drama series Numb3rs. He also played Seth Goldstein in the Harold & Kumar film series and Bernard the Elf in the Santa Clause film series.
1990

Sophie Cookson

Age 28
Sophie Louise Cookson is an English actress best known for portraying secret agent Roxanne "Roxy" Morton / Lancelot in the 2014 spy film Kingsman: The Secret Service and its 2017 sequel The Golden Circle.


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Sep 152017
 

Famous Births and Deaths on this day in history


Births


            


1956 – Maggie Reilly

Maggie Reilly is a Scottish singer of Irish descent best known for her collaborations with the composer and instrumentalist Mike Oldfield. Most notably, she performed lead vocals on the Oldfield songs “Family Man”, “Moonlight Shadow”, “To France” and “Foreign Affair”, all of which were international hits in the early 1980s.

Age 61


1977 – Sophie Dahl

Sophie Dahl is an English fashion model and author. As a writer, she completed her first novella in 2003 entitled The Man with the Dancing Eyes and followed this with Playing With the Grown-ups in 2008. In 2010 she wrote Miss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights, a cookery book which featured recipes that were recreated for a six-part BBC 2 series called The Delicious Miss Dahl.

Age 40


1993 – Alex Wynter

Alex James Wynter is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for National League club Maidstone United.

Age 24


1993 – Jayden Stockley

Jayden Connor Stockley is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for EFL League Two side Exeter City.

Age 24


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