Birthdays

Birthdays

TODAY: Lady Elizabeth Anson, party planner, 56; Mr Derek Barron, former chairman and chief executive, Ford Motor Co, 68; The Right Rev Michael Baughen, former Bishop of Chester, 67; Miss Ann Beach, actress and singer, 59; Sir Wilfred Cockcroft, chairman, Educational Project Resources, 74; Mr David Coleridge, former chairman of Lloyd's, 65; Miss Elizabeth Counsell, actress, 55; Sir Murray Fox, former Lord Mayor of London, 85; Mr Martyn Goff, executive chairman, Sotheran's, 74; Mr James Ivory, film director, 69; Mr Peter Jones, former director, Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, 72; Mr Tom Jones, singer, 57; Mr Jaime Laredo, violinist, 56; Sir Eric McDowell, chairman, Capita Management Consultants, 72; Miss Virginia McKenna, actress, 66; Mr Prince Rogers Nelson ("Prince"), rock musician, 37; Mr Thomas Arfon Owen, former director, Welsh Arts Council, 64; Mr Michael Pennington, actor and writer, 54; Mr Ronald Pickup, actor, 57; Mr Neal Radford, cricketer, 40; Mr Jim Rose, former chairman, Penguin Books, 88; The Very Rev John A. Simpson, Dean of Canterbury, 64; Professor Sir William Stewart, former Chief Scientific Adviser, Cabinet Office, 62; Mr Norman Strouse, popular composer, 69; Mr John Turner QC, former prime minister of Canada, 68; Mr Mark Young, trade union leader, 68.

TOMORROW: Mr Colin Baker, actor, 54; Sir William Barlow, former chairman, BICC, 73; The Rev John Barrett, Headmaster, The Leys School, Cambridge, 54; Lord Campbell of Croy, former government minister, 76; Miss Lindka Cierach, dress designer, 45; Mr Michael Codron, theatrical producer, 67; Professor Alice Coleman, geographer, 74; Professor Francis Crick, biologist, 81; Mr Hugh Faulkner, Honorary Director, Persistent Virus Disease Research Foundation, 81; Earl Ferrers, former government minister, 68; Sir Iain Glidewell, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 73; Miss Gwen Harwood, poet, 77; Mr Ray Illingworth, chairman of the England cricket selectors, 65; Lord Kirkwood, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 65; Sir Michael Levey, former Director, National Gallery, 70; Lady Littler, former Director- General, IBA, 65; Miss Millicent Martin, actress and singer, 63; Dame Jean Maxwell-Scott, royal equerry, 74; Sir Ian Morrow, former chairman, MAI, 85; Mr Tony Mottram, tennis player, 77; Mr Doug Mountjoy, snooker player, 55; Miss Alison Moyet, rock singer, 36; Mr Roger Murray, president, Cargill Europe, 61; Maj-Gen William Odling, President, English-Speaking Union, Eastern Counties, 88; Sir Eric Parker, chairman, Graham Consulting, 64; Sir David Poole, High Court judge, 59; Lord Pritchard, former company chairman, 87; Brigadier Gael Ramsey, director, National Centre for Leadership, 55; Mr Nick Rhodes, rock keyboard player, 35; Sir Julian Ridsdale, former MP, 82; Miss Nancy Sinatra, 57; Dr Robert Stevens, Master, Pembroke College, Oxford, 64; Mr Martin Taylor, chief executive, Barclays Bank, 45; Mr John Thompson, former Director of Radio, IBA, 68; Mr Derek Underwood, cricketer, 52; Dame Anne Warburton, former diplomat, 70; Mr Graham Watson, literary agent, 84; Sir Alwyn Williams, former vice-chancellor, Glasgow University, 76.

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