Birthdays

TODAY: Mr Colin Baker, actor, 53; Sir William Barlow, former chairman, BICC, 72; The Rev John Barrett, Headmaster, The Leys School, Cambridge, 53; Lord Campbell of Croy, former government minister, 75; Miss Lindka Cierach, dress designer, 44; Mr Michael Codron, theatrical producer, 66; Professor Alice Coleman, geographer, 73; Professor Francis Crick, biologist, 80; Mr Hugh Faulkner, Honorary Director, Persistent Virus Disease Research Foundation, 80; Earl Ferrers, Minister for the Environment and Countryside, 67; Mr Dudley Fishburn MP, 50; Sir Iain Glidewell, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 72; Miss Gwen Harwood, poet, 76; Mr Ray Illingworth, chairman of the England cricket selectors, 64; Lord Kirkwood, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 64; Sir Michael Levey, former Director, National Gallery, 69; Lady Littler, former Director-General, IBA, 64; Miss Millicent Martin, actress and singer, 62; Dame Jean Maxwell-Scott, royal equerry, 73; Sir Ian Morrow, former chairman, MAI, 84; Mr Tony Mottram, tennis player, 76; Miss Alison Moyet, rock singer, 35; Mr Roger Murray, president, Cargill Europe, 60; Maj-Gen William Odling, President, English-Speaking Union, Eastern Counties, 87; Mr Cranley Onslow MP, 70; Sir Eric Parker, chairman, Graham Consulting, 63; Sir David Poole, High Court judge, 58; Brigadier Gael Ramsey, director, National Centre for Leadership, 54; Mr Nick Rhodes, keyboard player, 34; Sir Julian Ridsdale, former MP, 81; Miss Nancy Sinatra, singer, 56; Dr Robert Stevens, Master, Pembroke College, Oxford, 63; Mr Martin Taylor, chief executive, Barclays Bank, 44; Mr John Thompson, former Director of Radio, IBA, 67; Mr Derek Underwood, cricketer, 51; Dame Anne Warburton, former diplomat, 69; Sir Alwyn Williams, former Vice-Chancellor, Glasgow University, 75.

TOMORROW: Mr Tony Britton, actor, 72; Professor Bryan Coles, Emeritus Professor of Solid State Physics, Imperial College, 70; Mr Michael Fox, actor, 35; Mr Jeremy Hardie, chairman, W.H. Smith, 58; Sir Peter Heatly, former chairman, Commonwealth Games Federation, 72; Mr Douglas Henderson MP, 47; Mr Royston Hughes MP, 71; Mr Derek Hunt, chairman, MFI Furniture Group, 57; Sir Roger Hurn, chairman and chief executive, Smiths Industries, 58; Mr Peter Kilfoyle MP, 50; Sir Nicholas Lloyd, former Editor of the Daily Express, 54; Mr Robert McNamara, former US Secretary of Defence, 80; Mr Michael Mates MP, 62; General Sir Geoffrey Musson, former Adjutant- General, 86; Mr Charles Saatchi, advertising executive, 53; Mr Peter Sanders, former chief executive, Commission for Racial Equality, 58; Sir Douglas Smith, former chairman, Acas, 64; Vice-Admiral Sir Patrick Symons, former Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic's Representative in Europe, 63; Mr David Troughton, actor, 46; Mr Peter Wilson, chairman and chief executive, Gallaher, 55.

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