Birthdays

Mr Alan Bamford, former Principal of Homerton College, Cambridge, 64; Mr Milton Berle, comedian, 86; Miss Chili Bouchier, actress, 85; Mr John Bullock, former joint senior partner, Coopers & Lybrand, 61; Sir Alastair Burnet, broadcaster, 66; Viscount Camrose, former chairman, the Daily Telegraph, 85; Mr Van Cliburn, pianist, 60; Mr Bill Cosby, comedian and actor, 57; Miss Annabel Croft, tennis player, 28; Sir John Cuckney, chairman, Royal Insurance Holdings, 69; Mr Gareth Edwards, rugby player, 47; Admiral Sir John Hamilton, 84; Sir Arthur Hetherington, former chairman, British Gas, 83; Dom Philip Holdsworth, former Master, St Benet's Hall, Oxford, 73; Mr Thomas Illtyd James, retired surgeon, 94; Mr Michael Kenward, science writer, 49; Mr Michael Gough Matthews, former director, Royal College of Music, 63; Mr Paul May, former deputy chairman, John Lewis Partnership, 87; Professor Sir Randolph Quirk, former President, British Academy, 74; Miss Jennifer Saunders, comedienne and actress, 36; Mr Robin Squire MP, Under-Secretary of State for Education, 50; Professor Sir Charles Stuart-Harris, physician, 85; Sir Harold Walker MP, 67; Mr Frank Windsor, actor, 67.

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