HMS Duke of York was one of Britain's five 14 in King George V class battleships, designed in the 1930s to 35000 ton Washington Treaty tonnage limits. She was flagship of the force that sank German battleship Scharnhorst on Boxing Day 1943 in a purely surface action, with no air involvement. Of the class only Prince of Wales (sunk by Japanese aircraft in December 1941) did not survive WW2.
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. - Born December 28th, 1954. Favorite appearances include The Hurricane in 1999, Remember the Titans in 2000, Man on Fire in 2004, and The Great Debaters in 2007. Denzel and his wife, Pauletta, have four children - John David, Katia, and twins Olivia and Malcolm.