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.
filmIn Black Seahe is as audiences have never seen him before
MusicThe band accidentally called Londoners the C-word
Film 'I've never been comfortable on-screen', she says
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Jennifer Lawrence scores first UK top 40 single with Hunger Games track 'The Hanging Tree'
- 2 Shia LaBeouf claims he was raped during #IAMSORRY art installation performance
- 3 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
- 4 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries
- 5 Michael Buerk wishes he killed Jimmy Savile when he had the chance - by pushing him overboard a cruise ship
I'm A Celebrity 2014: Jungle security stepped up after murder and 'suspicious death' close to camp
Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer: What we know about JJ Abrams' film
Exodus Gods and Kings casting controversy: Ridley Scott would never cast 'Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such' in lead role
Jennifer Lawrence scores first UK top 40 single with Hunger Games track 'The Hanging Tree'
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking Lana Del Rey rape video
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Plebgate: Andrew Mitchell’s reputation in tatters as judge rules he used the word ‘pleb’