Birthdays

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TODAY: Mr John Aspinall, casino- and zoo-owner, 68; Mr James Bostock, painter and engraver, 77; Mr Michael Cacoyannis, film and stage director, 72; Lord Cameron of Lochbroom, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, former Lord Advocate, 63; M Jacques-Yves Cousteau, undersea explorer, 84; Miss Lindsey de Paul, singer and composer, 44; Mr John Dyson, cricketer, 40; Sir Anthony Evans, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 60; Sir Marcus Fox MP, 67; Mr Athol Fugard, actor, director and playwright, 62; Vice-Admiral Sir Robert Gerken, 62; Dame Beryl Grey, former prima ballerina, 67; Mr Dundas Hamilton, chairman, Wates City of London Properties, 75; Mrs Rachael Heyhoe Flint, journalist, broadcaster and cricketer, 55; Mr Alan Howarth MP, 50; Mr David Kindersley, stone carver and designer of alphabets, 79; Mr Hugh Laurie, actor, 35; Mr Paul Mellon, former President, Washington National Gallery of Art, 87; Mr Michael Meyer, novelist and translator, 73; Mr Anthony Nelson MP, Economic Secretary, Treasury, 46; Mrs Jenny Pitman, racehorse trainer, 48; Mr Barry Porter MP, 55; The Hon Timothy Sainsbury MP, Minister for Trade, 62; Mr John Shakespeare, diplomat, 64; Mr Jackie Stewart, champion racing driver, 55; Sir John Terry, former managing director, National Film Finance Corporation, 81; Mr Richard Todd, actor, 75; Sir Gerard Vaughan MP, former government minister, 71; Mr Gene Wilder, actor, 59; Lt-Gen Sir Michael Wilkes, Adjutant General, 48.

TOMORROW: Miss Brigid Brophy, novelist, 65; Mr George Bush, former President of the United States, 70; Mr Mark Calcavecchia, golfer, 34; Mr Charles Clark, lawyer and publisher, 61; Mr John Copley, operatic producer, 61; Mr Vic Damone, singer, 66; Mr Michael Fabricant MP, 44; Sir Peter Froggatt, Pro-Chancellor, Dublin University, 66; Mr Roy Harper, rock singer and songwriter, 53; Lady Herries of Terregles, racehorse trainer, 56; Sir Kenneth Hollings, High Court judge, 76; Mr Pat Jennings, footballer, 49; Mr Peter Jones, actor, 74; Sir Paul Kennedy, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 59; Mr Oliver Knussen, composer and conductor, 42; Miss Priscilla Lane, actress, 77; Lord McCluskey, a Senator in the College of Justice in Scotland, 65; Dr Ernest Mario, co-chairman and chief executive, Alza Corporation, Palo Alto, 56; Lord Mayhew, former government minister, 79; Mr Jackie Pallo, wrestler, 68; Mr Robert Smith, show-jumper, 33; Mr John W McW. Thompson, journalist, 74; Mr John Townend MP, 60; The Very Rev Dr Ronald Selby Wright, Minister Emeritus of the Canongate, Edinburgh, 86.

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