Birthdays

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TODAY: Miss Julie Andrews, actress and singer, 59; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Varyl Begg, 86; Mr Moran Caplat, former administrator, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, 78; Mr Jimmy Carter, former US president, 70; Mr Roy de Courcy Chapman, Headmaster, Malvern College, 58; Cardinal Cahal Daly, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh, 77; Mr Sandy Gall, journalist, 67; Mr John Gray, ambassador to Belgium, 58; Mr John Gunnell MP, 61; Professor Sir Stuart Hampshire, philosopher, 80; Mr Richard Harris, actor, 61; Major David Jamieson VC, 74; Sir Edwin Jowitt, High Court judge, 65; Mr Graham Leach, radio news foreign correspondent, 46; Mr Walter Matthau, actor, 74; Mr Peter Nobes, former chief constable of West Yorkshire, 59; Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw, educationist, 82; Professor John Reid, Regius Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, Glasgow University, 51; Professor Sir Roland Smith, director, Bank of England, 66; The Right Rev David Stancliffe, Bishop of Salisbury, 52; Professor Sir Colin Stansfield Smith, architect, 62; Sir Robert Telford, life president of Marconi, 79; Miss Jean Thomas, biochemist, 52; Mr Geoffrey Whitehead, actor, 55; Mr James Whitmore, actor, 73.

TOMORROW: Mr Trevor Brooking, footballer, broadcaster, 46; Dr William Cramond, clinical psychiatrist, 74; Lord Davies, chairman of Welsh National Opera, 54; Sir Brian Dillon, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 69; Professor Sir Robin Duthie, former chairman, Britoil, 66; Miss Anna Ford, broadcaster, 51; Mr Peter Frankl, pianist, 59; Mr Peter Hobson, Headmaster, Charterhouse School, 50; Col Geoffrey Luttrell, Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset, 75; Mr Don McLean, folk singer, 49; Miss Jan Morris, author, 68; Mr James Porter, former director-general, Commonwealth Institute, 66; Mr Vivian Ridler, former Printer to Oxford University, 81; The Right Rev Lord Runcie, former Archbishop of Canterbury, 73; The Right Rev Roger Sainsbury, Bishop of Barking, 58; Sir Richard Scott, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 60; Sting, (Mr Gordon Sumner), rock singer, 43; Mr Gary Streeter MP, 39; Mr Duncan Thomson, keeper, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 60; Vice-Admiral Sir Anthony Tippett, former Chief of Fleet Support, 66; Lord Todd OM, chemist, 87; Mr Sam Wainwright, former deputy chairman, Post Office, 70; Professor John Whitfield, former Serena Professor of Italian Language and Literature, Birmingham University, 88; Lt-Col Eric Wilson VC, 82.

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