Birthdays

TODAY: Mr Severiano Ballesteros, golfer, 37; M Jean-Paul Belmondo, actor, 61; Sir Simon Brown, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 57; Mr Eric Clarke MP, 61; Sir Brian Cubbon, former senior civil servant, 66; Mr Iain Duncan-Smith MP, 40; The Most Rev Domenico Enrici, former Apostolic Nuncio, 85; Lord Fitt, former MP, 68; Senator J. William Fulbright, statesman, 89; Miss Hannah Gordon, actress, 53; Sir Hew Hamilton-Dalrymple Bt, Lord-Lieutenant of East Lothian, 68; Mr Roger Harrison, chairman, Toynbee Hall, and deputy chairman, Capital Radio, 61; Mr Hugh Hefner, magazine publisher, 68; Sir Graham Hills, former Principal, Strathclyde University, 68; Mr Eric Illsley MP, 39; Mr Tom Jackson, former trade union leader, 69; Mr Bernard Jenkin MP, 35; Mr Alan Knott, cricketer, 48; Mr Tom Lehrer, songwriter and lecturer, 66; Mr Peter Moores, former chairman, Littlewoods, 62; The Right Rev Gerald Moverley, Roman Catholic Bishop of Hallam, 72; Mr Vincent O'Brien, racehorse trainer, 77; Sir Michael Ogden QC, 68; Sir Michael Palliser, former Head of the Diplomatic Service, 72; Mr Carl Perkins, rock singer and guitarist, 62; Sir Michael Richardson, chairman, Smith New Court, 69; Mr Martin Rogers, director, Farmington Institute for Christian Studies, 63; Professor Richard Rose, Professor of Public Policy, Strathclyde University, 61; Mr Tony Sibson, middleweight boxer, 36; Miss Valerie Singleton, broadcaster, 57; Sir Michael Somare, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Papua New Guinea, 58; Mr Glenn F. Tilton, chairman, Texaco, 46; Professor David Walker QC, Professor Emeritus of Law, Glasgow University, 74; Sir Richard Young, former chairman, Boosey and Hawkes, 80.

TOMORROW: Mr Lyndon Brook, actor, 68; Lord Brookes, former company chairman, 85; Sir Anthony Cleaver, chairman, IBM UK, 56; Vice-Admiral Sir Alastair Ewing, 85; Mr Patrick Garland, theatre and film director, 59; Mr Adrian Henri, former president, Liverpool Academy of Arts, 62; Mr John Holroyd, Secretary for Appointments to the Prime Minister, 59; Miss Gloria Hunniford, radio presenter, 54; Mr Owen Kelly, Commissioner of Police for the City of London, 62; Professor Kathleen Major, former Principal, St Hilda's College, Oxford, 88; Mr Stan Mellor, racehorse trainer and former jockey, 57; Mr David Moorcroft, athlete, 41; Lord Morton of Shuna, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 64; Sir Robert Rhodes James, historian and former MP, 61; M Maurice Schumann, author and former government minister, 83; Mr Omar Sharif, actor, 62; Mr Thomas Spencer, MEP, 46; Mr Christopher Stoddart, managing director, GMTV, 44; Mr Paul Theroux, author, 53; Mr Norman Vaughan, comedian, 69; Mr Max von Sydow, actor, 65.

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