Thursday 27 May 1999
Dr Eric Anderson, Rector, Lincoln College, Oxford, 63; The Right Rev Simon Barrington-Ward, former Bishop of Coventry, 69; Professor John Barth, writer, 69; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Benjamin Bathurst, former First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, 63; Miss Cilla Black, television presenter and singer, 57; The Right Rev Hugh Budd, Roman Catholic Bishop of Plymouth, 62; Earl Cairns, chairman, BAT Industries, 60; Mr Pat Cash, tennis player, 34; Field Marshal Sir John Chapple, former Governor of Gibraltar, 68; Sir Anthony Colman, High Court judge, 61; Mr John Conteh, boxer, 48; Mr Bryan Cowgill, former deputy chairman, Mirror Group, 72; Lord Erroll of Hale, former government minister, 85; Lord Freeman, former MP, 57; Mr Paul Gascoigne, footballer, 32; Mr Duncan Goodhew, swimmer, 42; Mr Norman Griggs, former vice-president, Building Societies Association, 83; Mr Stephen Hesford MP, 42; Lord Holme of Cheltenham, former president, Liberal Party, 63; Dr Henry Kissinger, statesman, 76; Mr Christopher Lee, actor, 77; Sir John Moberly, diplomat, 74; Miss Thea Musgrave, composer, 71; Mr Patrick O'Ferrall, chairman, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 65; Miss Davina Phillips, property developer and former actress, 58; Mr Gerald Ronson, chief executive, Heron Corporation, 60; Miss Florence Sharples, former executive director, YWCA, 68; Mr Ravi Shastri, cricketer, 37; Mr Sam Snead, golfer, 87; Sir Ross Stainton, former chairman, British Airways, 85; Mr Michael Webster, former chairman, DRG, 79; Mr Don Williams, singer, 56; Mr Herman Wouk, novelist, 84.
Geoffrey Macnab reviews American Hustle, also starring Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper
elephant appealThe first 23 lots in our charity auction have now gone. But there are 22 more still up for grabs
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Michelle Nijhuis' daughter insists (s)he is, and she learnt a valuable lesson on gender in books
news Opponents claim it would stop performers such as Beyonce and Madonna appearing on TV
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food + drink
sportIf you thought the London Olympics and Wiggins' Tour glory made last year best, don't forget Murray's Wimbledon win and Farah's double
Arts & Ents blogs
Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
Justin Bieber is NOT retiring from music
Nymphomaniac, film review: 'Despite the surreal sex scenes this is a serious drama'
Call the Midwife Christmas special: Behind the scenes with Miranda Hart
Justin Bieber's mishaps and controversies
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 3 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 4 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile
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