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Sally Ride, Omar Suleiman, Rajesh Khanna, Jane Leighton and Jim Drake

Matthew Bannister on astronaut Sally Ride, Egypt's spy chief Omar Suleiman, Bollywood star Rajesh Khanna, journalist and campaigner Jane Leighton and windsurf pioneer Jim Drake.

Matthew Bannister on

Sally Ride - who overcame sexism to become America's first woman astronaut.

Omar Suleiman - head of Egypt's General Intelligence Service and right hand man to President Mubarak

Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna, in his prime beloved by millions of swooning female fans

Jane Leighton, the TV journalist who campaigned for the underdog

And Jim Drake, the engineer who designed the modern windsurfer.

Producer Neil McCarthy.

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