Friday 21 October 2016


Published 13/09/2015 | 02:30

Niall Horan, Irish singer with One Direction, is 22. Stella McCartney, designer and daughter of Paul, is 44. Noel King, Ireland U-21 football manager, is 59. Shane Warne, Australian cricket legend, is 46. Luke Fitzgerald, Leinster, Ireland and Lions rugby player, is 28. Thomas Muller, German World Cup winner, is 26.

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Sam Neill, Tyrone-born actor who starred in Jurassic Park, is 68. Joey Heatherton, actress, is 71. Nas, rapper, is 42. Michael Patrick King, Sex and the City TV writer, is 61. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is 50. Tinchy Stryder, English rapper, is 29.


Oliver Stone, film-maker who made JFK, is 69. Tommy Lee Jones, actor, is 69. Prince Harry, younger son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, is 31. Sophie Dahl, model and granddaughter of Roald, is 38. Graham Taylor, ex-England manager, is 71. Heidi Montag, reality TV star, is 29. Jessye Norman, opera star, is 70. Jimmy Carr, comedian, is 43. Tom Hardy, English actor, is 38. Brendan O'Carroll, comedian and star of Mrs. Brown's Boys, is 60.


David Copperfield, celebrity magician, is 59. Mickey Rourke, actor, is 63. Russ Abbot, English comedian, is 68. Katie Melua, singer, is 31. Hugo MacNeill, ex-Irish rugby international, is 57. David McCreery, former Northern Ireland and Man Utd footballer, is 58. Nick Jonas, singer with the Jonas Brothers, is 23. Loyd Grossman, TV presenter, is 65.


Des Lynam, Irish-born sportscaster, is 73. Baz Luhrmann, director of Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby, is 53. Damon Hill, former Formula One champion, is 55. Stirling Moss, champion racing driver of the Fifties, is 86. Ken Doherty, Irish snooker player, is 46. Anastacia, pop singer, is 47.


Lance Armstrong, disgraced cyclist, is 44. Frankie Avalon, American singer, is 75. Kevin Doyle, Ireland and Colorado Rapids striker, is 32. Peter Shilton, England's most capped footballer, is 66. John Aldridge, ex-Irish international great, is 57. Ronaldo, Brazilian two-time World Cup winner, is 39.


Lesley Hornby, aka Twiggy, Sixties model, is 66. Jeremy Irons, Oscar-winning actor, is 67. Victoria Silvstedt, Playboy model, is 41. Jimmy Fallon, US talk-show host, is 41. Zandra Rhodes, fashion designer, is 75. Jarvis Cocker, singer with Pulp, is 52. Adam West, who played Batman in the original TV series, is 87. Bill Medley, singer with The Righteous Brothers, is 75. Nile Rodgers, guitarist with Chic, is 63.


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