Monday 12 April 1999
Mr Alan Ayckbourn, playwright, 60; M Raymond Barre, economist and politician, 75; Mr Peter Bradley MP, 46; Mr Bill Bryden, theatrical director, 57; Mr Ian Butler, former chairman, Cookson Group, 74; Miss Monserrat Caballe, operatic singer, 66; Mr David Cassidy, singer, 50; Mr Brian Connell, writer and broadcaster, 83; Mr Huw Edwards MP, 46; Miss Elspet Gray (Lady Rix), actress, 70; Mr Fabian Hamilton MP, 44; Mr Lionel Hampton, bandleader, 86; Mr Harry Hewitt, former chairman, Johnson Matthey, 79; The Right Rev John Hughes, former Bishop of Croydon, 91; Mr Uwe Kitzinger, former president, Templeton College, Oxford, 71; Mr Hardy Kruger, actor, 71; The Earl of Limerick, chairman, Pirelli UK, 69; Mr Alfred Mabbs, archivist, 78; Mr Bryan Magee, writer, 69; Air Marshal Sir Harold Maguire, 87; Mr Eric Meade, chartered accountant, 76; Ms Gillian Merron MP, 40; Miss Ann Miller, actress and singer, 76; Mr George Robertson MP, Secretary of State for Defence, 53; Mrs Wendy Savage, obstetrician and gynaecologist, 64.
BBC Trust agrees to axe channel from TV in favour of digital moveTV
Final Top Gear reviewTV
Arts & Ents blogs
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- 2 Greece debt crisis explained: A history of just how the country landed itself in such a mess
- 3 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 4 Greek debt crisis: Yanis Varoufakis's funniest (and most memorable) quotes
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
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