TODAY: King Hassan II of Morocco, 65; Mr Peter Balfour, former chairman, Charterhouse plc, 73; Sir Phillip Bridges, former Chief Justice of the Gambia, 72; Dame Barbara Cartland, romantic novelist, 93; Mr David Chidgley MP, 52; Mr Richard Demarco, water-colour artist, 64; Sir George Edwards, former chairman, BAC, 86; Mr Eric Halladay, Principal, St Chad's College, Durham University, 64; Sir Edward Heath MP, former prime minister, 78; Mr John Heath-Stubbs, poet and lecturer, 76; Mr David Hockney, painter, 57; Dame Jill Knight MP, 67; Lord Lovat, landowner and former government minister, 83; Lord Osborne, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 57; Air Marshal Sir John Sutton, 62; Sir Richard Tucker, High Court judge, 64; General Jarl Wahlstrom, former international leader, Salvation Army, 76; Mr Michael Williams, actor, 59; Mr Richard Wilson, actor and director, 58.

TOMORROW: Mr James Aldridge, author, 76; Mr Tony Baldry MP, Under-Secretary of State for the Environment, 44; Mr Tommy Carmody, jockey, 38; Sir John Cockram, former chairman, Rickmansworth Water Company, 86; Sir Arthur Collins, solicitor, 83; Lord Desai, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics, 54; Mr Dawie de Villiers, diplomat and politician, 54; Mr John Dunlop, racehorse trainer, 55; Mrs Winnie Ewing, MEP, 65; Mr Denzil Freeth, former MP, 70; Mr Sunil Gavaskar, cricketer, 45; Mr Graham Johnson, pianist, 44; Sir George Kenyon, former chairman, William Kenyon & Sons, 82; Lord Lambton, former government minister, 72; Miss Evelyn Laye, actress and singer, 94; Professor Ian Lucas, agriculturalist, 68; Sir Kit McMahon, former chairman, Midland Bank, 67; Mr John Maltby, former chairman, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, 66; The Very Rev Ivan Neill, former chaplain to the Queen, 82; Sir Leslie Porter, former president, Tesco, 74; Sir Wyn Roberts MP, Minister of State, Welsh Office, 64; Mr Reg Smythe, cartoonist, 77; Mr Keith Stackpole, cricketer, 54; Dr Gavin Strang MP, 51; Miss Josephine Veasey, mezzo-soprano opera singer, 64; Miss Virginia Wade, tennis player, 49; Mr Ian Wallace, actor, broadcaster and concert singer, 75; Sir Reginald Wilson, chartered accountant, 89; Mrs Rosemary Wolff, primary school manager, 68; Maj-Gen Sir Brian Wyldbore- Smith, former Director, Conservative Board of Finance, 81.