Birthdays

Birthdays

Sir Leonard Appleyard, ambassador to China, 59; Lady Avebury, mental health planner, 63; Professor David Blake, composer and professor of music, York University, 61; Baroness Brigstocke, former high mistress, St Paul's Girls' School, 68; Dame Frances Campbell-Preston, Lady of the Bedchamber to the Queen Mother, 79; Professor Dame Barbara Clayton, pathologist, 75; Mr Jimmy Connors, tennis player, 45; Mr Russ Conway, pianist and entertainer, 72; Professor David Daiches, former professor of English, 85; Mr Andrew Dismore MP, 43; Sir Oliver Forster, former diplomat, 72; Mr Derek Fowlds, actor, 60; Sir Edward Goschen, Bt, former deputy chairman, Stock Exchange, 84; Mr Michael Hastings, playwright, 59; Mr Leslie Hill, chairman ITV Association, 61; Air Marshal Sir Paul Holder, 86; Mr Alan Hurst MP, 52; Mr Percy "Laddie" Lucas, former MP, fighter pilot and golfer, 82; Mr Francis Matthews, actor, 66; Sir Patrick Moberly, former ambassador to South Africa, 69; Miss Patsy Rodenburg, head of Voice at the Royal National Theatre and at the Guildhall School of Speech and Drama, 44; Sir Patrick Sheehy, former chairman, BAT Industries, 67; Mr Victor Spinetti, actor and director, 64; Mr Ronnie Stevens, actor and director, 67; General Sir John Waters, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, 62; The Right Rev David Young, Bishop of Ripon, 66.

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