Birthdays

TODAY: Mrs Shirley Temple Black, former child actress and US ambassador, 66; The Most Rev Michael Bowen, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark, 64; Mr Bill Cotton, chairman, Noel Gay Television, 66; Mr Antony Craxton, television producer, 76; Mr JP Donleavy, author, 68; Mr Barry Douglas, pianist, 34; Sir Diarmuid Downs, automotive engineer, 72; Mr David Evans MP, 59; Mr Harold French, actor, theatre and film director, 97; Mr Leslie French, actor, singer and director, 90; The Hon Victoria Glendinning, author, 57; Mr William Hagerty, former Editor, the People, 55; Sir Arnold Hall, former chairman, Hawker Siddeley Group, 79; Mr Russell Hillhouse, Permanent Under-Secretary, Scottish Office, 56; Miss Su Ingle, television presenter, 39; Mr Kevin Jarvis, cricketer, 41; Mr James Kirkup, author and playwright, 71; Dr Richard Laws, Master, St Edmund's College, Cambridge, 68; Mr Lee Majors, actor, 54; Mr Tony Miles, chess player, 39; Mr Ronald Neame, film producer and director, 83; Sir Thomas Padmore, former senior civil servant, 85; Mr Mike Smith, disc jockey, 39; Professor George Steiner, Extraordinary Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge 65; Mr Ed Stewart, former disc jockey, 53; Mr Walter Sweeney MP, 45; Sir Herbert Tetley, actuary, 86; Mr Colin Welch, columnist and critic, 70; Miss Tessa Wyatt, actress, 46; Sir Eric Yarrow, former chairman, Clydesdale Bank, 74.

TOMORROW: Mr Ralph Brown, sculptor, 66; Field Marshal Lord Carver, former Chief of the Defence Staff, 79; Sir Bernard Caulfield, former High Court judge, 80; Mr John Ernest Collins, former chairman, Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance Group, 71; Lord Coulsfield, Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 60; Sir Gordon Cox, chemist, 88; Sir Peter Cresswell, High Court judge, 50; Sir Clement Freud, writer and former MP, 70; Dame Helen Gardiner, former Chief Clerk, Private Secretary's Office, Buckingham Palace, 93; Rear- Admiral Sir Joseph Henley, 85; Admiral Sir Rae McKaig, former British military representative to Nato, 72; Mr Andrew MacKinlay MP, 45; Miss Shirley Maclaine, actress, 60; Mr James Paice MP, 45; Sir Hugh Park, former High Court judge, 84; Mr Stuart Pearce, footballer, 32; Mr Joseph Rank, president, Ranks Hovis McDougall, 76; Miss Bridget Riley, painter, 63; Mr Martin Seymour-Smith, writer, 66; Miss Barbra Streisand, actress and singer, 52; Mr Larry Tindale, chairman, North British Canadian Investment Trust, 73; Lt-Col Stuart Townend, founder, Hill House School, 85; Mr John Williams, guitarist, 53; Miss Paula Yates, television presenter, 34.

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