TOMORROW: Major Sir Ralph Anstruther, royal equerry, 78; Mr Nicholas Brown MP, Minister, Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 49; Mr David Curry MP, 55; Professor Inga-Stina Ewbank, former professor of English literature, Leeds University, 67; Mr Gwynne Howell, opera bass singer, 61; Mr Tom King MP, 66; Captain Norman Lloyd-Edwards, Lord- Lieutenant of South Glamorgan, 66; Mr Malcolm McDowell, actor, 56; Sir Peter Marychurch, former director, GCHQ, 72; Mr Michael Melluish, former president of the MCC, 67; Dr Barbara Reynolds, lexicographer, 85; Colonel Sir John Ruggles-Brise Bt, former Lord- Lieutenant of Essex, 91; Mr Peter Scudamore, jockey, 41; Mrs Mary Whitehouse, founder and president emeritus, National Viewers' and Listeners' Association, 89; Mr Andreas Whittam Smith, founding editor, The Independent, and President, British Board of Film Classification, 62.
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TODAY: Mr George Bush, former US president, 75; Mr Mark Calcavecchia, golfer, 39; Mr Charles Clark, lawyer and publisher, 66; Mr John Copley, operatic producer, 66; The Earl of Cromartie, explosives engineer, 51; Mr Vic Damone, singer, 71; Mr Michael Fabricant MP, 49; Sir Peter Froggatt, Pro-Chancellor, Dublin University, 71; Lady Herries of Terregles, racehorse trainer, 61; Sir Kenneth Hollings, former High Court judge, 81; Mr Pat Jennings, footballer, 54; Mr Peter Jones, actor, 79; Sir Paul Kennedy, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 64; Mr Oliver Knussen, composer and conductor, 47; Lord McCluskey, a Senator in the College of Justice in Scotland, 70; Dr Ernest Mario, co-chairman and chief executive, Alza Corporation, Palo Alto, 61; Mr Ian Partridge, singer, 61; Lord Razzall, lawyer, 56; Mr John W.McW. Thompson, former editor of The Sunday Telegraph, 79; Mr John Townend MP, 65.