Birthdays

Birthdays

Professor John Alderson, former chief constable, Devon and Cornwall, 77; Miss Carroll Baker, actress, 67; Mr Albert Booth, former government minister, 71; Professor Patrick Boulter, consultant surgeon, 72; Miss Faith Brown, impressionist, 52; Sir Gerald Cash, former Governor-General, the Bahamas, 82; Sir Edward du Cann, former chairman of Lonrho, 75; Mr Keith Darvill MP, 51; Mrs Liz Edgar, showjumper, 56; Sir Robert Evans, former chairman, British Gas, 72; Sir Reginald Eyre, solicitor and former MP, 75; Mr Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone, 74; Dame Thora Hird, actress, 88; Miss Sue Holderness, actress, 50; Mr Norman Ireland, former chairman, BTR, 72; Miss Rachel Kempson, actress, 89; Dr Ashok Kumar MP, 43; Professor Gyorgy Ligeti, composer, 76; Mr Alan McLintock, former chairman, Woolwich Building Society, 74; Sir Patrick McNair-Wilson, former MP, 70; Mr Frank Middlemass, actor, 80; Miss Kylie Minogue, singer and actress, 31; Mr Raymond Miquel, former chairman, Scottish Sports Council, 68; Sir Philip Otton, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 66; Lord Renton of Mount Harry, former government minister, 67; Dr Charles Saumarez Smith, director, National Portrait Gallery, 45; Mr Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violinist, 84; Mr Edward Seaga, former prime minister of Jamaica, 69; Mr Julian Slade, composer, 69; Mr Richard Van Allan, operatic bass and director, 64; Sir Gordon Wolstenholme, physician, 86.

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