Various famous people born in August
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Research suggests August-born children are at a disadvantage

What do Stephen Fry, Lawrence Dallaglio and Mark Knopfler have in common?

They were all born in August, which according to research published, has put them at a disadvantage in life.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies suggests the fortunes of August babies in England differ widely from those born in September.

Claire Marshall reports.

  • 01 Nov 2011