Birthdays

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Dr Eric Anderson, Headmaster of Eton, 58; The Right Rev Simon Barrington-Ward, Bishop of Coventry, 64; Professor John Barth, author, 64; Admiral Sir Benjamin Bathurst, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, 58; Mr Jeffrey Bernard, writer, 62; Miss Cilla Black, singer, 51; Earl Cairns, chief executive and deputy chairman, SG Warburg and Co, 55; Mr Pat Cash, tennis player, 29; Field Marshal Sir John Chapple, former Chief of the General Staff, 63; Mr John Conteh, boxer, 43; Mr Bryan Cowgill, former deputy chairman, Mirror Group, 67; Col Sir William Crawshay, Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent, 74; Lord Erroll of Hale, former government minister, 80; Mr Roger Freeman MP, Minister for Public Transport, 52; Mr Paul Gascoigne, footballer, 27; Mr Duncan Goodhew, swimmer, 37; Sir Derek Greenaway, life president, Daniel Greenaway & Sons, 84; Mr Norman Griggs, former vice-president, Building Societies Association, 78; Lord Holme of Cheltenham, former president, Liberal Party, 58; Dr Henry Kissinger, statesman, 71; Mr Christopher Lee, actor, 72; Sir John Moberly, diplomat, 69; Miss Thea Musgrave, composer, 66; Miss Davina Phillips, property developer and former actress, 53; Miss Florence Sharples, former executive director, YWCA, 63; Mr Ravi Shastri, cricketer, 32; Mr Sam Snead, golfer, 82; Sir Ross Stainton, former chairman, British Airways, 80; The Right Rev Mervyn Stockwood, former Bishop of Southwark, 81; Mr Michael Webster, former chairman, DRG, 74; Mr Don Williams, singer, 51; Mr Herman Wouk, novelist, 79.

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