Birthdays

TODAY: King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden, 48; Princess Juliana of the Netherlands, 85; Sir James Adams, consultant, Control Risks Group, former ambassador to Egypt, 62; Dr Gerald Aylmer, historian, 68; Mrs Janey Buchan, MEP, 68; Mrs Barbara Calvert, QC, a Recorder of the Crown Court, 68; Mr Dickie Davies, sports commentator, 61; Lord Diamond, former leader of the SDP in the House of Lords, 87; Mr Michael Elder, actor and writer, 63; The Rev Paul Fiddes, Principal, Regent's Park College, Oxford, 47; Dame Isabel Graham-Bryce, former chairman, Oxford Regional Hospital Board, 92; Mr Leslie Grantham, actor, 48; Mr William Henry, former chairman, Coats Paton, 79; Mr Alfred Lomas MEP, 66; Lord McIntosh of Haringey, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, House of Lords, 61; Lord Sanderson of Bowden, former chairman, Scottish Conservative Party, 61; Lord Somers, former professor of music, 87.

TOMORROW: Mr Gary Bertini, conductor, 67; Sir Richard Brooke, chartered accountant, 79; Mr Steve Cauthen, jockey, 34; Mr Ian Curteis, playwright, 59; Lord Dahrendorf, Warden, St Antony's College, Oxford, 65; Sir Henry de Waal QC, 63; Mr Glenn Ford, actor, 78; Dr Michael Goldstein, Vice- Chancellor, Coventry University, 55; Sir Irvine Goulding, former High Court judge, 84; Mr Gordon Greenidge, former West Indies cricketer, 43; Miss Donna Hartley, athlete, 39; Mr Joseph Heller, novelist, 71; Sir Robert Hill, deputy president, Institute of Marine Engineers, 57; Mr W. Leonard Hyde, former president, Leeds Permanent Building Society, 80; Mr Kevin Kennedy, chairman and chief executive, Domestic Appliances and Personal Care Division, Philips Electronics, 57; Professor Philip King, sculptor, 60; Miss Joanna Lumley, actress, 48; Sir Bruce McPhail, managing director, P & O, 55; Mr Julian Mitchell, writer and playwright, 59; Mr Bo Nilsson, composer, 57; Air Commodore Dame Felicity Peake, first director, WRAF, 81; Mr Sonny Ramadhin, former West Indies cricketer, 65; Sir Bob Reid, chairman, British Rail, 60; Sir Lindsay Ring, former Lord Mayor of London, 80; Colonel Sir Greville Spratt, former Lord Mayor of London, 67; Miss Una Stubbs, actress, 57; Lord Taylor of Gosforth, Lord Chief Justice of England, 64; Miss Wendy Toye, theatrical producer, 77; Mr Mike Watson MP, 45; Professor Richard Welbourn, Emeritus Professor and Director of Department of Surgery, London University, 75; Sir John Wheeler MP, 54; Admiral Sir John Woodward, former C-in-C, Naval Home Command, 62.

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