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.
- 1 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 2 Gay teenager 'forced to have sex with his own mother' to 'cure' his homosexuality, campaigners in India say
- 3 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop
- 5 We have six months to save the world, says leading economist
California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
Sepp Blatter resigns: FBI are investigating outgoing Fifa president, claims report
Alton Towers crash: Four seriously injured and 16 guests trapped as Smiler ride carriages collide
Gay teenager 'forced to have sex with his own mother' to 'cure' his homosexuality, campaigners in India say
Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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