Thursday 04 March 1999
Sir David Barnes, chief executive officer, Zeneca, 63; Mr Michael Barrett ("Shakin' Stevens"), rock singer, 51; Sir Alan Battersby, organic chemist, 74; Sir Arthur Bryan, former Lord-Lieutenant for Staffordshire, 76; Mr Kenny Dalglish, football player and manager, 48; Mr Basil Eastwood, ambassador to Syria, 55; Mr Harvey Goldsmith, pop music presenter, 53; Mr Bernard Haitink, music director of Covent Garden Opera House, 70; Mr John Hunt, former Headmaster of Roedean, 67; Lord Johnston of Rockport, former chairman, NW Area Conservatives, 84; Mr Francis King, writer and drama critic, 76; Mr Ralph Kirshbaum, cellist, 53; Mr Ivan Lewis MP, 32; Miss Miriam Makeba, singer, 68; Mr Stuart Mawson, otolaryngologist, 81; Mr Patrick Moore, astronomer, 76; Miss Paula Prentiss, actress, 60; Mr Chris Rea, rock musician, 48; Mr Alan Sillitoe, playwright and novelist, 71; Mr Peter Skellern, composer and singer, 52.
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Gun instructor accidentally shot dead by nine-year-old girl with Uzi gun
- 2 Miley Cyrus' homeless MTV VMAs date, Jesse Helt, is wanted by the police
- 3 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 4 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'
- 5 Homer Simpson has taken the ALS ice bucket challenge because of course he has
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Jeremy Clarkson is a cultural tumour and needs to be removed, says comedian Frankie Boyle
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