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Wikipedia Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, CBE (born 23 March, 1929) is an English former athlete best known as the first man in history to run the mile in less than 4 minutes.
Wikipedia Charles Bannister (1738?1804), English actor and singer, was born in Gloucestershire, and after some amateur and provincial experience made his first London appearance in 1762 as Will in "The Orators" at the Haymarket Theatre.
Wikipedia Richard Matthew Bannister (born 16 March 1957) is a British radio administrator and broadcaster.
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Wikipedia Matthew Bannister (born 1962) is a New Zealand musician, journalist, and academic.
Wikipedia Drew Bannister (Born April 9, 1974, in Belleville, Ontario, Canada) is a professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing with the Ottawa Senators organization of the NHL.
Wikipedia Alex Bannister (born April 23, 1979 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a National Football League wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens.
Wikipedia Brian Patrick Bannister (born February 28, 1981 in Scottsdale, Arizona) is a starting pitcher for the Kansas City Royals in Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia Saxe Bannister (1790 ? 16 September 1877) was the first attorney-general of New South Wales, Australia, and a writer.
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Wikipedia Kenneth (Ken) Bannister (born April 1 1960 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the New York Knicks in the 7th round (156th overall) of the 1984 NBA Draft.
Wikipedia Arthur Frederick Bannister (18 June 1875 ? 17 November 1958) was an English cricketer: a right arm slow bowler who played 38 times for Worcestershire between 1900 and 1902.
Wikipedia Gary Bannister (born 22 July 1960 in Warrington, Cheshire, England)is a former English professional footballer who played for Coventry City (two spells), Sheffield Wednesday, Queens Park Rangers, West Bromwich Albion, Nottingham Forest, Stoke City, Lincoln City and Darlington.
Wikipedia Steve Bannister (born 18 October 1987 in Billinge, Merseyside) is an English rugby league player.
Wikipedia Miriam Sparks Ba(n)nister n?e Voisey (March 19, 1817 ? April 9, 1928) was one of the earliest supercentenarians.
Wikipedia Bruce Bannister (born 14 April 1947 in Bradford) is a retired professional footballer who played for Bradford City, Bristol Rovers, Plymouth, Hull City and US Dunkerque.
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Wikipedia John David Bannister (born January 20, 1984, in) is a Minor League Baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.
Wikipedia Thomas Bannister (born Steyning, Sussex in 1799) was a soldier and explorer in Western Australia.
Wikipedia Keith Bannister (born 13 November 1930) is an English former professional footballer who played 64 games in the Football League representing Birmingham City, Wrexham, Chesterfield and Norwich City.
Wikipedia Paul Francis Bannister (born 11 October 1947) is an English former footballer.
Wikipedia Jo Bannister (born 1951 in Rochdale, Lancashire) is a British crime novelist.
Wikipedia John Bannister (12 May 1760 ? 7 November 1836), English actor and theatre manager, was born at Deptford.