Thursday 18 July 1996
Mr Kenneth Armitage, sculptor, 80; Lady Bingley, Research Social Worker, City Corporation, 71; Mr Edward Bond, playwright and stage director, 62; Mr Richard Branson, founder and chairman, Virgin Group, 46; Mr James Brolin, actor, 56; Mr Dave Cash, disc jockey, 54; Mr Christopher Daykin, Government Actuary, 48; Mr George Doggart, cricket historian and former headmaster, 71; Sir William Doughty, deputy chairman, Britannia Refined Metals, 71; Viscount Esher, former Rector, Royal College of Art, 83; Mr Nick Faldo, golfer, 39; Mr John Fraser, former chairman and chief executive, Ciba- Geigy, 65; Senator John Glenn, former astronaut, 75; Mr David Hemery, athlete, 52; Miss Elizabeth Jennings, author, 70; Vice-Admiral Sir Louis Le Bailly, former Director-General of Intelligence, 81; Mr Dennis Lillee, cricketer, 47; Mr Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa, 78; Mr Anthony Miles, publisher, 66; Mr Richard Pasco, actor, 70; Sir Brooks Richards, former diplomat, 78; Sir Robert Speed QC, former Counsel to the Speaker, 91; Dr Martin Stephen, High Master, Manchester Grammar School, 47; Professor Hugh Stephenson, writer and journalist, 58; Sir Jamie Stormonth Darling, former director, National Trust for Scotland, 78; Mrs Mary Stott, journalist, 89; Dr Basil Weedon, former vice-Chancellor, Nottingham University, 73; Mr Yevgeny Yevtushenko, poet, 63.
- 1 British tourists 'murdered' in Thailand: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 2 Vivienne Westwood says 'Yes' to Scottish Independence by declaring: 'I hate England'
- 3 Welcome to Cameroon, where drinking Baileys can lead to imprisonment
- 4 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 5 Vogue under fire for 'Big Booty' article
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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