Birthdays

TODAY: Sir Anthony Beaumont-Dark, former MP, 65; Miss Maria Bueno, tennis player, 58; The Hon Sir Adam Butler, former MP and government minister, 66; Sir Bobby Charlton, footballer, 60; Vice Admiral Sir John Coward, Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey, 60; Sir Timothy Daunt, former ambassador to Turkey, 62; Sir Michael Edwardes, company chairman, 67; Mr Tony Evans, Head Master, King's College School, Wimbledon, 52; Miss Dawn French, actress and comedienne, 40; Mr Geoffrey Haslam, insurance company director, 83; Sir Denys Henderson, chairman, The Rank Organisation, 65; Mr Charles Jones, grants administrator, CfBT Education Services, UK, 63; Vice-Admiral Sir Ian McIntosh, 78; Mr Alan Pascoe, former Olympic hurdler, 50; Lord Prior, chairman, GEC, 70; Mr David Rendall, tenor, 49; Mr Jerome Robbins, choreographer, 79; Miss Marsha Singh MP, 43; Air Marshal Sir Michael Stear, 59; Lord Tordoff, former president of the Liberal Party, 69; Mr Thomas Wheare, headmaster of Bryanston School, 53; Mr Richard Wilson, civil servant, 55; Mr Tony Worthington MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office, 56.

TOMORROW: Professor Juliet Cheetham, sociologist, 58; Dame Elizabeth Chesterton, architect, 82; Mr Jaroslav Drobny, former tennis player, 76; Mr Anthony Figgis, ambassador to Austria, 57; Mr Kenneth Griffith, actor, writer and documentary film maker, 76; Mr Robert Heron, former director, Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, 70; Mr Jonathan Holborow, editor, the Mail on Sunday, 54; Mr Magnus Magnusson, television quizmaster and writer, 68; Dr John Moffatt, former provost, The Queen's College, Oxford, 75; Mr Rick Parfitt, guitar player and singer, 49; Vice-Admiral Sir John Parker, 82; Mr Luciano Pavarotti, operatic tenor, 62; Miss Angela Rippon, television presenter, 53; Mr David Threlfall, actor, 44; Mr Michael Verey, merchant banker, 85; Mr Nigel Waterson MP, 47; Sir David White, chairman, Nottingham Health Authority, 68.

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