Saturday 17 August 1996
TOMORROW: Professor Roy Acheson, epidemiologist, 75; Mr Brian Aldiss, science fiction writer, 71; Sir Bryan Askew, former chairman, Yorks Regional Health Authority, 66; Dame Josephine Barnes, gynaecologist, 84; Dr Ray Bettley, dermatologist, 87; Mr James Birrell, former chief executive, Halifax Building Society, 63; M Marcel Carne, film director, 87; Mr Godfrey Evans, cricketer, 76; Mr Robert Horton, chairman, Railtrack, 57; Dame Moura Lympany, concert pianist, 80; Sir John Mason, Chancellor, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (Umist), 73; Mr Hugh Peppiatt, chairman, Moorfields Eye Hospital, 66; Sir David Pitblado, former Comptroller and Auditor-General, 84; Mr Roman Polanski, film director, 63; Sir Humphrey Potts, High Court judge, 65; Mr Robert Redford, actor, 59; M Alain Robbe-Grillet, novelist and film director, 74; Mr Willie Rushton, broadcaster, 59; Mr Patrick Shovelton, vice-chairman, Maersk Co, 77; Mr Patrick Swayze, actor, 42; General Bramwell H. Tillsley, former General of the Salvation Army, 65; Mr Caspar Weinberger, former US Secretary of Defense, 79; Mr Charles Wilson, Chairman, Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail Ltd, 61; Miss Shelley Winters, actress, 74.
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