Saturday 18 January 1997
TODAY: Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, 64; Air Marshal Sir Alfred Ball, 76; Mr Robert Banks MP, 60; Mr Peter Beardsley, footballer, 36; Dr David Bellamy, botanist, 64; Sir Michael Bett, First Civil Service Commissioner, 62; Mr John Boorman, film director, 64; Mr Raymond Briggs, author and illustrator, 63; Mr David Burke, Chief Constable, North Yorks, 58; Mr John Carr, former chairman, Countryside Commission of Scotland, 70; Mr Kevin Costner, actor, 42; Mr Richard Dunwoody, jockey, 33; Mr Christian Fittipaldi, racing driver, 26; The Hon Sir Rocco Forte, chairman, Forte, 52; Mr Paul Freeman, actor, 54; Sir William Goodhart QC, 64; Mr David Grant, Lord-Lieutenant of the County of Durham, 75; Miss Dawn Guinness, former headmistress of Felixstowe College, 51; Sir James Hann, chairman, Scottish Nuclear, 64; Sir William Harding, former diplomat, 70; Sir Robert Hicks MP, 59; Sir Terence Higgins MP, former Olympic athlete, 69; Mr John Hougham, chairman, ACAS, 60; Mr David Howell MP, 61; Mr John Hume MP, MEP, 60; Mr Edward James, former diplomat, 80; Dame Jennifer Jenkins, former chairman, the National Trust, 76; Mr Paul Keating, prime minister of Australia, 53; Mr Martin Laing, chairman, John Laing, 55; Sir Godfray Le Quesne, Judge of Courts of Appeal, Jersey and Guernsey, 73; Sir Peter Preston, former civil servant, 75; Mr Mark Rylance, artistic director, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 37; Sir Nigel Strutt, farmer and landowner, 81; Sir Walter Verco, former secretary, Order of the Garter, 90; Sir Ralph Verney, former vice-Lord Lieutenant of Bucks, 82; Sir Clive Whitmore, former Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office, 62; Sir Alan Whittome, former director, Exchange and Trade Relations Dept, IMF, New York, 71.
TOMORROW: Mr Desi Arnaz Jnr, actor, 44; Mr Peter Atkinson MP, 54; Miss Nina Bawden, novelist, 72; Mr Dewey Bunnell, rock singer and guitarist, 46; The Earl of Carnarvon, honorary racing manager to the Queen, 73; Sir Jonathan Clarke, former circuit judge, 67; Mr Michael Crawford, actor and singer, 55; Mr Bernard Dunstan, painter, 77; Mr Stefan Edberg, tennis player, 31; Mr Rod Evans, rock singer, 52; Mr Phil Everly, rock singer, 58; Mr Walter Goldsmith, chairman, Flying Flowers, 59; Mr William Hayden, former chairman and chief executive, Jaguar, 68; Mr Hans Hotter, bass baritone, 88; Sir Alex Jarratt, former chairman, Smiths Industries, 73; Mr Richard Lester, film director, 65; Brigadier Helen Meechie, former Director, WRAC, 59; Mr David Newbigging, chairman, Faupel Trading Group, 63; Mr Nigel Nicolson, author, 80; Mr Robert Palmer, rock singer and guitarist, 48; Miss Dolly Parton, country music singer and actress, 51; Senor Javier Perez de Cuellar, former secretary-general of the UN, 77; Mr Bryan Pringle, actor, 62; Sir Simon Rattle, orchestral conductor, 42; Mr Charles Smith, managing director, Chevron UK, 67; Sir John Stanley MP, 55; Mr Dennis Taylor, snooker player, 48; Mr Gary Titley MEP, 47; Mr David Tredennick MP, 47; The Earl of Wemyss and March, former president, National Trust for Scotland, 85; Mrs Margaret Wingfield, former President of the Liberal Party and of the National Council of Women of Great Britain, 85.
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