Tuesday 25 May 1999
Lord Aldington, barrister, 85; Mr Kim Bailey, racehorse trainer, 46; Sir William Charles, High Court judge, 51; Mr Julian Clary, actor and comedian, 40; Miss Jeanne Crain, actress, 74; Mr Eric Deacon, actor, 39; Dr Carel de Wet, former South African ambassador, 76; Professor John Ffowcs Williams, Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 64; The Right Rev Brian Foley, former Roman Catholic Bishop of Lancaster, 89; Miss Margaret Forster, novelist and biographer, 61; Mr Peter Foster, former ambassador to West Germany, 75; Miss Livia Gollancz, publisher, 79; Sir Eldon Griffiths, former MP, 74; Baroness Hooper, solicitor and former government minister, 60; Sir Malcolm Innes of Edingight, Lord Lyon King of Arms, 61; Sir Ian McKellen, actor, 60; The Right Rev Michael Mann, former Dean of Windsor, KCVO, 75; Mr Dillwyn Miles, the Herald Bard, 83; Lord Plummer of St Marylebone, president, Portman Building Society, 85; Mr Geoffrey Robinson MP, 61; Mr Alastair Sharp QC, former circuit judge, 88; Miss Beverley Sills, operatic soprano and former director, New York City Opera, 70; Mr Dave Lee Travis, disc jockey, 54; Professor Sir Frances Vallat QC, Emeritus Professor of International Law, London University, 87; Mr David Wynne, sculptor, 73.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 BBC told new political editor must be 'impartial' with Nick Robinson reportedly stepping down
- 2 Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
- 3 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office
- 4 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
- 5 German man found living with 300 rats in tiny apartment
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture