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Birthdays

Mr Peter Allen, broadcaster, 52; Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Ashmore, 77; The Hon Sir Clive Bossom Bt, former MP, 80; Professor John Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, 51; Mr Jim Cunningham MP, 57; Dr P.E. Thompson Hancock, specialist in cancer treatment, 94; Lord Haslam, former chairman, British Coal, 75; Mr Russell Hoban, author, 73; Mr David Malouf, novelist, 64; The Hon Mrs Ray Michie MP, 64; Mr Stanley Newens MEP, 68; Sir Michael Nicholson, a Lord Justice of Appeal, Northern Ireland, 65; Dr James McIntosh Patrick, painter and etcher, 91; Mr Charles Pollard, chief constable, Thames Valley, 53; Mr William Ross MP, 62; Lord Ryder of Wensum, former MP, 49; Lord Shawcross QC, former Attorney-General and former Chancellor, Sussex University, 96; Mr John Willan, former managing director, London Philharmonic, 55; Mr Norman Wisdom, actor and comedian, 83; Sir Christopher Zeeman, former principal, Hertford College, Oxford, 73.

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