Birthdays

Mr Michael Barrett ('Shakin' Stevens'), rock singer, 46; Sir Alan Battersby, Professor of Organic Chemistry, Cambridge University, 69; Sir Arthur Bryan, Lord-Lieutenant for Staffordshire, 71; Mr Kenny Dalglish, football manager, 43; Professor Hans Eysenck, psychologist, 78; Mr Harvey Goldsmith, pop music promoter, 48; Mr Bernard Haitink, music director, Royal Opera, 65; Mr John Hunt, former Headmaster, Roedean School, 62; Lord Johnston of Rockport, former chairman, NW Area Conservatives, 79; Mr Francis King, novelist and drama critic, 71; Mr Ralph Kirshbaum, cellist, 48; Miss Miriam Makeba, singer, 63; Mr Stuart Mawson, otolaryngologist, 76; Mr Patrick Moore, astronomer, 71; Miss Paula Prentiss, actress, 55; Mr Chris Rea, rock musician, 43; Mr Alan Sillitoe, playwright and novelist, 66; Mr Peter Skellern, composer and singer, 47; Sir Keith Stuart, chairman, Associated British Ports Holdings, 54.

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