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Benjamin Britten
   composed the opera   
Billy Budd
Based on the Herman Melville novel; first performed in London in December, 1951
Billy Joel
   had a U.K. Number One single with   
Uptown Girl
October 30 1983 for 5 weeks
Billy Ocean
   had a U.K. Number One single with   
When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
February 2 1986 for 4 weeks
Billy Joel
   released the single   
It’s Still Rock N Roll To Me
1980; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Billy Joel
   released the single   
Tell Her About It
1983; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Billy Joel
   released the single   
Uptown Girl
1983; 5 weeks as #1 in the U.K.; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
Billy Joel
   released the single   
We Didn't Start The Fire
1989; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Billy
   was a name mentioned in   
Billy
Billy Joel
   released the album   
52nd Street (1978)
Billy Preston
   was a   
Musician
June 6, 2006. An American soul musician, Singer-songwriter, session musician, bandleader. In addition to his Grammy-winning career as a solo artist, Preston collaborated with some of the greatest names in the music industry. one of several people sometimes credited as a "Fifth Beatle"
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
   starred   
Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal
Can two friends sleep together and still love each other in the morning?
Billy Bob Thornton
   starred in   
Bad Santa (2003)
Billy Bob Thornton
   wrote the screenplay for   
Sling Blade
Won an Oscar for this screenplay adaptation in 1996. He also Directed and wrote Sling Blade. Billy received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 7, 2004
Billy
   the female equivalent is   
Nanny
A male and female goat.
Moneybags Billy
   features in   
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Tenor role
Billy Gibbons
   has played guitar in   
ZZ Top
Billy Costello
   comes from   
The U.S.A.
Sling Blade (1996)
   starred   
Billy Bob Thornton, J.T. Walsh and John Ritter
Director: Billy Bob Thornton
Titanic (1997)
   starred   
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Billy Zane
Director: James Cameron
City Slickers (1991)
   starred   
Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern and Jack Palance
Director: Ron Underwood
America's Sweethearts (2001)
   starred   
Julia Roberts, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones and John Cusack
Director: Joe Roth
Pierce
   is a name shared by   
Franklin, Mary, Billy
US President, Canadian-American French tennis star (Winner of Australian and French Opens), long time great Baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox. also played for Detroit and San Francisco.
Mrs Brown (1997)
   starred   
Judi Dench, Billy Connolly and Geoffrey Palmer
Director: John Madden. Also starred Antony Sher, Gerald Butler & Richard Pasco. Plot: Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disapppearing from public. her servant Brown...
Billy Leo Williams (1959-76)
   had the nickname   
“Sweet Swingin' Billy from Whistler”
Billy
   is the name for a male   
Goat
Mahogany (1975)
   starred   
Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams and Anthony Perkins
Director: Berry Gordy. Also starred Jean-Pierre Aumont, Beah Richards & Nina Foch. Plot: Tracy (Ross), a young ghetto woman, puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers...
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
   has the tagline   
Billy Pilgrim Lives from Time to Time.
Mel Gibson
   was considered for the role of   
Capt. Billy Tyne in The Perfect Storm (2000)
George Clooney got the part
Hugh Jackman
   was considered for the role of   
Billy Flynn in Chicago (2002)
Richard Gere got the part
John Travolta
   was considered for the role of   
Billy Flynn in Chicago (2002)
Richard Gere got the part
Billy Wilder
   is a   
Director
1990
When Harry Met Sally...(1989)
   starred   
Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan and Carrie Fisher
Director: Rob Reiner. Also starred Bruno Kirby, Steven Ford & Lisa Jane Persky. Plot: Harry (Crystal) and Sally (Ryan) have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
"52nd Street"
   was released by   
Billy Joel
1980 - Album of the Year
Dirty Dingus Magee (1970)
   Frank Sinatra appeared as   
Dingus Billy Magee
E. L. Doctorow
   created the character   
Billy "Bathgate" Behan
Billy Bathgate
2009
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
Billy Elliot, The Musical
"Mysterious" Billy Smith
   fought out of   
Canada
Old Timer. Inducted 2009
Billy Edwards
   fought out of   
England
Pioneer. Inducted 2004
Young Guns (1988)
   is a film about   
Billy the Kid
Fictionalized retelling of the Kid's adventures; starring Emilio Estevez
Billy Joel
   signature tune is   
Piano Man
1973; peaked at #25 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Schubert: The Shepherd on the Rock
   was used in   
Billy Bathgate
Billy Elliot (2000)
   the male lead was   
Jamie Bell
Billy Wilder
   was a   
Film Director
Also producer and screenwriter (1906-2002)
Billy Wilder
   was a   
Film Producer
Also director and screenwriter
Australia
   had the politician   
Billy Hughes
Prime Minister
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr.
   released the single   
You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)
1977; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; from former members of The 5th Dimension
Piano Man
   was released by   
Billy Joel
1973 - inducted in 2013; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Billy Ocean
   released the single   
Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)
1983; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Bronco Billy McCoy
   was played by Clint Eastwood in   
Bronco Billy (1980)
Directed by Eastwood. Bronco Billy McCoy "the fastest gun in the west" is the star of a rundown travelling circus. The role of Antoinette Lily earned co-star Sondra Locke a Golden Raspberry Award nomination for Worst Actress. Two of Eastwood's children - Alison & Kyle - made uncredited appearances.
Billy Graham
   was an   
Evangelist
1918 - 2018






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