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TODAY: Mr Colin Bailey, Chief Constable, Nottinghamshire, 55; Mr Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich, concert pianist, 58; Mr Harry Carpenter, journalist and boxing commentator, 73; Sir Sydney Chapman MP, 63; Mr Alexander Cooke, honorary consulting physician, United Oxford Hospitals, 99; The Earl of Dalhousie, former Governor-General, Rhodesian Federation, 84; Mr Alan Garner, writer, 64; Sir Ralph Gibson, a former Lord Justice of Appeal, 76; The Right Rev Ronald Goodchild, Assistant Bishop of Exeter, 88; M Jean Gueguinou, French ambassador to the Holy See, 57; Sir Christopher Harding, chairman, Legal and General, 59; Mr Johnny Haynes, footballer, 64; Mrs Ann Jones, tennis player, 60; Lord Kilbracken, author and journalist, 78; Mr Michael Lord MP, 60; Sir Cameron Mackintosh, producer of stage musicals, 52; Mr Arthur Miller, playwright, 83; Mr Kocheril Raman Narayanan, president of India, 78; Mr Bernard Taylor, former chief executive, Glaxo, 63; Sir Simon Tuckey, High Court judge, 57.

TOMORROW: Sir Timothy Bell, chairman, Lowe Bell Communications, 57; Mr Chuck Berry, rock and roll singer, 72; Miss Adele Biss, former chairman, British Tourist Authority, 54; Sir Michael Burton, former ambassador to the Czech Republic, 61; Lord Clark of Kempston, former MP, 81; Professor Timothy Clark, Dean and Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, 63; Lord Cooke of Isandreagh, chairman, Springvale EPS, 78; Mr Geordie Dun, amateur jockey, 40; Lord Elis-Thomas, former MP, 52; Mr Sam Galbraith MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scottish Office, 53; Mr Harold Hankins, former Principal, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (Umist), 68; Mr Jim Harding, chief executive, NSPCC, 56; Mr Edison James, prime minister of Dominica, 55; Lord Kimball, former MP, 70; Mr Brian Murphy, Building Societies' Ombudsman, 58; Miss Martina Navratilova, tennis player, 42; Sir James Nursaw QC, former HM Procurator-General and Treasury Solicitor, 66; Sir Joseph Pope, consultant, TQ International, 84; Dr Kate Pretty, Principal, Homerton College, Cambridge, 53; Lady Saltoun, chief of Clan Fraser, 68; Mr George C. Scott, actor, 71; Mr Gladstone Small, cricketer, 37; Mr Michael Stich, tennis player, 42; Lord Taverne QC, president, Prima Europe, 70; Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter Terry, former Governor of Gibraltar, 72; Mr Pierre Trudeau, former Canadian Prime Minister, 79; Vice-Admiral Sir James Willis, former Chief of Naval Staff, Australia, 75.