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.
Art Piece taken off website amid 'severe security alert'
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Academy criticised after no non-white actors nominated
tvAn expose of hooliganism masquerading as an ideological battle
artLee Hadwin can't draw when he's awake, but by night he's an artist
‘Remember the attackers are a cold-blooded, crazy minority’, says Blek le Rat
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 Syrian refugee child beaten by Istanbul Burger King manager for eating customer’s leftover food
Heavy metal producer's corpse to be mutilated by models as per his dying wish
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction
Alfred Hitchcock's unseen Holocaust documentary to be screened
Diana Krall: The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai
Photographer Matt Lankes' portraits of the cast of Boyhood influenced the film's storyline
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners