BIRTHDAYS

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Today: Martin Peters, one of England's 1966 World Cup heroes (born 1940).

Tomorrow: American golfer Tom Weiskopf, winner of the 1973 Open at Troon (1942).

Tuesday: Mike Powell, who in 1991 broke Bob Beamon's 23-year-old world long-jump record in Tokyo (1951).

Wednesday: Rod Marsh, Australia's most successful wicketkeeper (1947).

Thursday: 1976 Montreal Olympic gold medal gymnast, Nadia Comaneci (1961).

Saturday: French cyclist Bernard Hinault, who won the Tour de France five times (1954).

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