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.
To mark Tolstoy's 186th birthdaybooks
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 British tourists 'murdered' in Thailand: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 2 Vivienne Westwood says 'Yes' to Scottish Independence by declaring: 'I hate England'
- 3 Welcome to Cameroon, where drinking Baileys can lead to imprisonment
- 4 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 5 Vogue under fire for 'Big Booty' article
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke