Birthdays

Birthdays

TODAY: The Rev Professor George Anderson, Old Testament theologian, 84; Sir Tom Arnold MP, 50; Mr Raymond Baxter, broadcaster and writer, 75; The Most Rev Dermot Clifford, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, 58; Vice-Admiral Sir David Clutterbuck, 84; Sir Paul Girolami, former chairman, Glaxo Holdings, 71; Mr Brian Hayes, Deputy Commissioner, Metropolitan Police, 57; Professor Geoffrey Lloyd, Master of Darwin College, Cambridge, 64; Sir David Nicholas, former chairman and chief executive, ITN, 67; Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead, a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 64; Mr William O'Brien MP, 68; Air Commodore April Reed, former director, RAF Nursing Services, 67; The Right Rev Anthony Russell, Area Bishop of Dorchester, 54; Mr David Shattock, chief constable, Avon and Somerset, 61; Miss Angela Thorne, actress, 58; Professor Edward Ullendorff, Emeritus Professor of Semitic Languages, School of Oriental and African Studies, London University, 77; Admiral Sir Peter White, former Chief of Fleet Support, 78.

TOMORROW: Mr Ronald Allison, journalist and broadcaster, 65; Admiral Sir Desmond Cassidi, former Commander-in-Chief, Naval Home Command, 72; Mr Timothy Clifford, Director, National Galleries of Scotland, 51; Mr Jules Feiffer, playwright and cartoonist, 68; Mr Stephane Grappelli, jazz violinist, 89; Mr Christopher Hampton, playwright, 51; Mr Kim Hughes, cricketer, 43; The Right Rev David Jenkins, former Bishop of Durham, 72; Miss Eartha Kitt, singer, 69; Mr Simon Langdale, former Headmaster, Shrewsbury School, 60; Miss Joan Leslie, actress, 72; Mr Akio Morita, founder, Sony Corporation, 76; Mr Paul Newman, actor, 72; Miss Veronica Owen, former Headmistress, Malvern Girls' College, 72; Mr Christopher Price, Principal Emeritus, Leeds Metropolitan University, 65; Mr Andrew Ridgeley, singer, 34; Mr Anthony Solomons, chairman, Singer and Friedlander, 67; Sir Charles Tidbury, former chairman, Whitbread and Co, 71; Mr Nigel Walmsley, chairman, Carlton UK Television, 55.

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