Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

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1948 May 16: A happy birthday to Newton Heathborn Judy Finnigan.

This television presenter is known for co-presenting both This Morning (ITV) - which was broadcast from Albert Dock in Liverpool - and Richard And Judy C4), with her television partner and husband Richard Madeley. The very successful Richard and Judy Book Club was launched on the latter programme. Judy has herself written a Sunday Times bestseller - Eloise.

1953 May 19: Victoria Wood comedian, actress, and songwriter, screenwriter and director - born in Prestwich and brought up in Bury - would have celebrated her birthday today. Her last gag, relayed via her twitter account: "Life's not fair, is it? Some of us drink champagne in the fast lane and some of us eat our sandwiches by the loose chippings on the A597. …

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