Person    | Male  Born 8/12/1951 

Richard Desmond

Wealthy publisher and philanthropist. Born North London. Owner of Express Newspapers. Plays in a charity rock bank with Roger Daltrey.

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Richard Desmond

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Bomber Command Memorial

The campaign to bomb civilians was so controversial that the bombers were giv...

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Allen Lane

Allen Lane

Publisher. Born as Allen Lane Wlliams in Bristol. His uncle was John Lane, founder of the Bodley Head publishing house who took him into the business. By 1930 he had risen to the position of chairm...

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Anne Sharpley

Anne Sharpley

Journalist. At art school in York in the 1940s she won a competition organised by Vogue which was the start of her career as a journalist. Investigative reporter on the Evening Standard in the ...

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Jeffrey Bernard

Jeffrey Bernard

Journalist. Born 11 Hampstead Square. His chaotic life, spent mainly in the bar of the Coach and Horses, Greek Street, led to the play 'Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell' by Keith Waterhouse, the title b...

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Mark Lemon

Mark Lemon

Co-founder and first editor of "Punch". Born Oxford Street. Aged 8, when his father died he was sent to live with his paternal grandparents at Church Farm House. Also founded "The Field" and was ...

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Daily Mirror newspaper

Daily Mirror newspaper

Tabloid newspaper.  Created by Alfred Harmsworth, initially as a paper for women by women but the following year he changed it to be a picture paper with a male editor and he fired all the female j...

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