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Birthdays

TODAY: Mr Ben Aris, actor, 59; Mr Matthew Bannister, Controller, BBC Radio 1, 39; Miss Sybille Bedford, author, 85; Miss Teresa Berganza, mezzo-soprano, 61; Mr Bernardo Bertolucci, film director, 55; The Right Rev Hugo de Waal, Bishop of Thetford, 61; Sir John Drinkwater, QC, a Commissioner of Income Tax, 71; Sir Philip Foreman, former chairman, Short Bros, 73; Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris, Chairman Emeritus, Cheshire Foundation, 79; Mr Ramon Hnatyshyn, QC, former Governor-General of Canada, 62; Sir Ewart Jones, professor of chemistry, 85; Sir Anthony Kenny, Warden, Rhodes House, 65; Mr Jerry Lewis, comedian, 70; Mr Leo McKern, actor, 76; Miss Kate Nelligan, actress, 45; Mr Roger Norrington, conductor, 62; Mr Richard Puttick, former chairman, Taylor Woodrow, 80; Miss Bridget Rowe, Editor, the People, 46.

TOMORROW: Sir William Aldous, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 60; Mr Patrick Allen, actor, 69; Professor John Baines, Egyptologist, 50; Mr Jeff Banks, fashion designer, 54; Sir Donald Barron, former chairman, Midland Bank, 75; Mr Gavin Campbell, actor and television presenter, 50; Mr John Chalstrey, consultant surgeon and Lord Mayor of London, 65; Mr Terry Dicks MP, 59; Professor David Dilks, Vice-Chancellor, Hull University, 58; Miss Lesley- Ann Down, actress, 42; Mr Patrick Duffy, actor, 47; Mr Roger Evans MP, 49; Miss Eunice Gayson, actress, 49; Vice- Admiral Sir Donald Gibson, 80; Sir Arthur Hockaday, former Secretary and Director-General, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 70; Professor George Hughes, zoologist, 71; Mr Robin Knox-Johnston, yachtsman, 57; The Earl of Lauderdale, former journalist and MP, 85; Professor John Lill, concert pianist, 52; Mrs Penelope Lively, author, 63; Sir Ramsay Melhuish, former ambassador to Thailand, 64; The Most Rev Keith O'Brien, Roman Catholic Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, 58; Mr Tim Rathbone MP, 63; Sir Patrick Reilly, former diplomat, 87; Sir Raymond Rickett, former Director, Middlesex Polytechnic, 69; Miss Galina Samsova, ballet dancer, 59; Mr Brian Sedgemore MP, 59; Sir Patrick Sergeant, founder and former chairman, Euromoney Publications, 72; Dr David Stafford-Clark, psychiatrist, 80; Mr Max Stafford-Clark, artistic director, Out of Joint Theatre Company, 55; Sir Robert Walker, High Court judge, 58; Mr Michael Whitaker, show- jumper, 36.

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