Saturday 03 January 1998
TODAY: Brigadier Sir John Anstey, former President, National Savings Committee, 91; Mr David Atherton, music director, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, 54; Mr John Bamborough, former Principal, Linacre College, Oxford, 77; Mr Michael Barratt, television presenter, 70; Mr Victor Borge, musician and comedian, 89; Mr Keith Brookman, General Secretary, Iron and Steel Trades Confederation, 60; Sir Robin Butler, Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, 60; Professor Sir Bryan Carsberg, Secretary General, International Accounting Standards Committee, 59; Mr Fran Cotton, former rugby international, 50; Sir Alastair Forbes, former judge, 90; Mr Mel Gibson, actor, 42; Mr Richard Hanbury-Tenison, Lord- Lieutenant of Gwent, 73; Sir Roy Harding, educationist, 74; Mr John Paul Jones, rock musician and producer, 52; Admiral Sir Michael Layard, former Second Sea Lord, Chief of Naval Personnel, 62; Miss Anya Linden (Lady Sainsbury of Preston Candover), former ballerina, 65; Sir George Martin, chairman, Air group, 71; Mr Eric Martlew MP, 49; Sir Carol Mather, former MP, 79; Mr Siegmund Nissel, former member of the Amadeus Quartet, 76; Sir John Riddell, former royal equerry, 64; Miss Eirlys Roberts, former Deputy Director, Consumers' Association, 87; Mr Graham Ross Russell, Chairman, Securities Institute, 64; Mr Robert Steedman, architect, 69; Mr Matthew Taylor MP, 35; Mr John Thaw, actor, 56; Mr David Vine, BBC sports commentator, 62.
TOMORROW: Mrs Jackie Ballard MP, 44; Miss Grace Bumbry, opera and concert singer, 61; Miss Dyan Cannon, actress, 59; Mr Alexander Chancellor, journalist, founding editor of the Independent Magazine, 58; Capt Sir Ivar Colquhoun of Luss Bt, Chief of the Clan Colquhoun, 82; Mr Iain Cuthbertson, actor, 68; Mr Alan Dyer, former Chief Constable, Bedfordshire, 64; Professor Keith Hancock, economist, 63; Lt-Cdr Sir Ian Clark Hutchison, a member of the Queen's Body Guard for Scotland, 95; Professor Brian Josephson, physicist, 58; Air Vice-Marshal Richard Kyle, 55; Professor Lance Lanyon, Principal, Royal Veterinary College, 54; Mr John McLaughlin, blues and jazz guitarist, 55; Miss Margaret Marshall, concert and opera singer, 49; Mr Mick Mills, footballer, 49; Mr Floyd Patterson, boxer, 63; Mr Nicholas Payne, Director, Royal Opera, Covent Garden, 53; Baroness Pitkeathley, chief executive, Carers National Association, 57; Mr Timothy Rix, publisher, 64; Miss Barbara Rush, actress, 68; Mrs Phyllis Starkey MP, 50; Sir Alan Thomas, chairman, Firth Holdings plc, 55; Mrs Audrey Wise MP, 63; Miss Jane Wyman, actress, 84.
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