Thursday, 17 May 2018

Bob Mortimer

Teesside Titan 12

Name: Bob Mortimer

Born: 1959 (In Middlesbrough)

Occupation: Comedian
Claim To Fame: Found fame with Vic Reeves in 1989 with the Channel 4 TV show 'Vic Reeves Big Night Out'. Continued his double act with Vic on such TV shows as  Shooting Stars, Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) and House of Fools.

Brian Clough

Teesside Titan 11
Name: Brian Clough
Born: 1935 (In Middlesbrough)
Died: 2004 age 69
Occupation: Footballer & football manager
Claim To Fame: Scored 204 goals in 222 appearances for Middlesbrough Football Club.
Won the European Cup twice with Nottingham Forest FC. Won the old First Divison Championship with Derby County & Nottingham Forest.

Captain Cook

Teesside Titan 10
Name: Captain James Cook
Born: 1728 (In Marton, Middlesbrough)
Died: 1779 age 50
Occupation: Explorer, navigator, cartographer
Claim To Fame: The first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Chris Rea

Teesside Titan 9
Name: Chris Rea
Born: 4 March 1951 (In Middlesbrough)
Age: 67 
Occupation: Singer-songwriter/guitarist 
Claim To Fame: Hits with "Fool (If You Think It's Over)", "Stainsby Girls", "Let's Dance", "Driving Home for Christmas", "The Road to Hell" plus many hit LP's

Sunday, 29 April 2018

Alastair Brownlee

Teesside Titan 8
Name: Alastair "Ali" Brownlee
Born: 14 April 1959 (In Middlesbrough)
Died 14 February 2016 (aged 56)
Occupation: Radio presenter, 
Claim To Fame: Known as ‘ Mr Middlesbrough’ with his coverage of Middlesbrough F.C. for BBC Tees and Century FM