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.
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- 4 Greek debt crisis: Yanis Varoufakis's funniest (and most memorable) quotes
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
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