A Yorkshire coal mine during the war was my first workplace. I was 18, and when I was called up, I thought I'd go into the RAF. But my number got pulled out of Ernest Bevin's hat, and I went down the pit as a Bevin boy to replace all the able-bodied miners who went to war.

Jimmy Savile


Author Profession: Celebrity
Nationality: English
Born: October 31, 1926
Died: October 29, 2011


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