Saturday 24 April 1999
TOMORROW: Professor Bob Boucher, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Umist, 59; Mr Eric Bristow, darts champion, 42; Mr Anthony Christopher, former trade union leader, 74; Mr Johann Cruyff, football manager, 52; Mr David de Peyer, former director-general, Cancer Research Campaign, 65; Dr Thomas Faber, chairman, Geoffrey Faber, 72; Sir Francis Graham-Smith, former Astronomer Royal, 76; Lord Hayter, former chairman, Chubb & Son, 88; Mr Alan Hoole, consultant on UK Overseas Territories, 57; Sir Paul Judge, former Director- General, Conservative Party, 50; The Earl of Lichfield, photographer, 60; Sir Michael Llewellyn Smith, ambassador to Greece, 60; Mr Ian McCartney MP, Minister of State for Competitiveness, 48; Mr David Machin, Under Treasurer, Gray's Inn, 65; Lady Marre, former chairman, BBC and IBA Central Appeals Advisory Committee, 79; Surgeon Vice-Admiral Sir Godfrey Milton-Thompson, 69; Mr Buster Mottram, tennis player, 44; Miss Marian Norrie, circuit judge, 59; Mr John Owen, former Governor of the Cayman Islands, 60; Mr Al Pacino, actor, 59; Miss Helen Paling, circuit judge, 66; Mr William Roache, actor, 67; Mr Adrian Sanders MP, 40; Mr David Shepherd, artist, 68; Lord Skidelsky, Professor of Political Economy, Warwick University, 60; Mr Paul Stinchcombe MP, 37; Dame Veronica Sutherland, former ambassador to the Republic of Ireland, 60; Mr Bjorn Ulvaeus, singer, 54.
Art Megumi Igarashi criticises Japan's 'backwards' attitude to women's sexual expression
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Grace DentChannel 4 show proves there's no app for happiness
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 2 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor are reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 3 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'
- 4 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats
- 5 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'
Britain's Got Talent 2015: RSPCA investigating Marc Metral's miming dog after cruelty complaints
Star Wars 7: George Lucas admits he hasn't seen The Force Awakens trailer
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Avengers: Age of Ultron: 'After credits' scene leaks online
Groundhog Day musical to premiere at Old Vic from Matilda theatre director
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate