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Birthdays

The Marquess of Anglesey, former Lord-Lieutenant of Gwynedd, 74; Miss Betty Boothroyd MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, 67; Professor Sir John Cadogan, chemist, 66; Viscount Caldecote, former chairman, Delta Group, 79; Mr David Carradine, actor, 60; Professor Garth Chapman, zoologist, 79; Sir Nicolas Cheetham, former ambassador, 86; Mr Emrys Davies, former High Commissioner to Barbados, 62; Professor Hugh de Wardener, physician and nephrologist, 81; Sir Edward Eveleigh, former Lord Justice of Appeal, 79; Mr Edgar Fay, QC, former circuit judge, 88; Sir Michael Fox, a former Lord Justice of Appeal, 75; Mr Brandon Gough, former chairman, Coopers & Lybrand, 59; Mr Milner Gray, artist and designer, 97; Mr John Hardman, former chairman, Asda, 57; Professor Sir Richard Harrison, anatomist, 76; Mr Neil Harvey, cricketer, 68; Mr Bill Maynard, television actor, 68; Mr Alasdair Milne, former Director-General, BBC, 66; Dr Cesar Milstein, biologist and biochemist, 69; Miss Bel Mooney, writer and broadcaster, 50; Sir Mark Oliphant, physicist and former Governor of South Australia, 95; Dame Merle Park, Principal, Royal Ballet, and Director, Royal Ballet School, 59; The Very Rev John Paterson, former Moderator of the Church of Scotland, 74; The Hon Sir Peter Ramsbotham, former ambassador to Washington, 77; Mr Ray Reardon, snooker champion, 64; Mr Albert Roux, chef de cuisine, 61; Sir Robert Saxton, composer, 43; Sir Robert Scholey, former chairman of British Steel, 75; Mr Dennis Silk, Chairman, Test and County Cricket Board, 65; Mr Nigel Spearing MP, 66; Mr Godfrey Talbot, author, broadcaster and former BBC Court correspondent, 88; Sir Ray Tindle, chairman, Tindle Newspapers, 70; Mr Peter Wood, theatre and television director, 68.

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