Wednesday 17 July 1996
Sir Hardy Amies, royal dressmaker, 87; Mr Richard Barker, former Headmaster, Sevenoaks School, 57; Mr Hartley Booth MP, 50; Mr Tim Brooke-Taylor, actor, 56; Mr Mark Burgess, cricketer, 52; Miss Diahann Carroll, actress and singer, 61; Sir Alan Cottrell, former Master, Jesus College, Cambridge University, 77; Miss Phyllis Diller, comedienne and concert pianist, 79; Mr Patrick Egan, former chairman, Fisons, 66; Mr William Etherington MP, 55; Mr Ray Galton, scriptwriter, 66; Baroness Gardner of Parkes, dental surgeon, 69; Mr W. Gordon Graham, publisher, 76; Mr Eric Hammond, trade union leader, 67; Mr Peter Hardy MP, 65; Mr John Harper, former deputy managing director, British Telecom, 66; Sir William Henderson, microbiologist, 83; Sir William Heseltine, former private secretary to the Queen, 66; Lord Lane, former Lord Chief Justice of England, 78; The Right Rev David Lunn, Bishop of Sheffield, 66; Mr John Patten MP, 51; Dr Marjorie Reeves, historian, 91; Mr Andrew Robathan MP, 45; Mr Peter Sissons, television presenter and newscaster, 54; Mr Wayne Sleep, dancer and choreographer, 48; Lt-Col Sir Blair Stewart-Wilson, former deputy Master of the Household, 67; Sir Kenneth Stowe, former senior civil servant, 69; Mr Donald Sutherland, actor, 61; Mr Bob Taylor, cricketer, 55; Sir David West-Russell, former judge and president of Industrial Tribunals, 75; Mr P.D.V. Wilkes, Headmaster, Cheltenham College, 55; Mr Terrel Wyatt, chairman, W.S. Atkins Ltd, 69.
- 1 BBC told new political editor must be 'impartial' with Nick Robinson reportedly stepping down
- 2 Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
- 3 Humans of New York image of crying gay teen receives best response yet from Ellen DeGeneres
- 4 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office
- 5 Swedish minister gives strongest case yet on why EU should stop turning away asylum seekers
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
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