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Birthdays

TODAY: Mrs Irene Adams MP, 50; Mr Hugh Arbuthnott, former ambassador to Denmark, 61; Mrs Anne Armstrong, former US ambassador to Britain, 70; Viscount Astor, former government minister, 46; Mr Christopher Benjamin, actor, 63; Sir Gordon Brunton, company chairman, 76; M Gerard Depardieu, actor, 49; Sir Thomas Devitt, former rugby player and shipbroker, 95; Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach, vice-chairman, Goldman Sachs (Europe), 56; Air Chief Marshal Sir Derek Hodgkinson, former Air Secretary, 80; Mr Mick Jones, rock musician, 56; Miss Pat Moss, former rally driver, 63; Professor Donald Northcote, plant biochemist, 76; Mr Mike Pender, rock singer, 55; Sir William Purves, chairman, Midland Bank, 66; Mr Peter Quaife, rock musician, 54; Professor Brinley Rees, classical scholar, 78; Sir Norman Reid, former Director, Tate Gallery, 82; Dr Edward Salthouse, Master, University College, Durham, 62; Lord Sterling of Plaistow, chairman, P & O, 63; Miss Janet Street-Porter, broadcaster and writer, 51; Miss Polly Toynbee, journalist and broadcaster, 51; The Right Rev Michael Turnbull, Bishop of Durham, 62.

TOMORROW: Mr Intikhab Alam, former Pakistan cricketer, 56; Mr Terry Butcher, footballer, 39; Mr Donald Carr, cricketer, 71; Sir Ellis Clarke, former president, Trinidad and Tobago, 80; Major Madeleine Craggs, secretary, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, 52; Mr Thomas Gould VC, 83; Mr Max Hastings, Editor-in-chief, the London Evening Standard, 52; Lord Hattersley, former government minister, 65; Mr Noel Johnson, actor, 81; Mr Nigel Kennedy, violinist, 41; Mrs Frances Morrell, former leader, ILEA, 60; Sir Patrick O'Connor, former Lord Justice of Appeal, 83; Mrs Bridget Prentice MP, 45; Mr Simon Raven, author and playwright, 70; Mrs Joan Ruddock MP, 54; Dame Maggie Smith, actress, 63; the Right Rev William Westwood, former Bishop of Peterborough, 72; the Hon Geoffrey Wilson, former chairman, Delta plc, 68.

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