Birthdays

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TODAY: The Marquess of Anglesey, former Lord-Lieutenant of Gwynedd, 72; Miss Betty Boothroyd MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, 65; Professor Sir John Cadogan, chemist, 64; Viscount Caldecote, former chairman, Delta Group, 77; Mr David Carradine, actor, 58; Professor Garth Chapman, zoologist, 77; Sir Nicolas Cheetham, former ambassador to Mexico, 84; Mr Emrys Davies, High Commissioner to Barbados, 60; Professor Hugh de Wardener, physician and nephrologist, 79; Sir Edward Eveleigh, former Lord Justice of Appeal, 77; Mr Edgar Fay QC, former circuit judge, 86; Sir Michael Fox, a former Lord Justice of Appeal, 73; Mr Brandon Gough, former chairman, Coopers & Lybrand, 57; Mr Milner Gray, artist and designer, 95; Mr John Hardman, former chairman, Asda, 55; Professor Sir Richard Harrison, anatomist, 74; Mr Neil Harvey, cricketer, 66; Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe, landscape architect, 94; Mr Bill Maynard, actor and comedian, 66; Mr Alasdair Milne, former Director-

General, BBC, 64; Dr Cesar Milstein, biologist and biochemist, 67; Sir Mark Oliphant, physicist and former Governor of South Australia, 93; Dame Merle Park, principal, Royal Ballet, 57; The Very Rev John Paterson, former Moderator of the Church of Scotland, 72; The Hon Sir Peter Ramsbotham, former ambassador to the United States, 75; Mr Ray Reardon, snooker champion, 62; Mr Albert Roux, chef de cuisine, 59; Sir Robert Scholey, former chairman of British Steel, 73; Sir Reginald Sholl, legal consultant, 92; Mr Dennis Silk, former Warden of Radley College, 63; Mr Nigel Spearing MP, 64; Mr Toru Takemitsu, composer, 64; Mr Godfrey Talbot, author, broadcaster and former BBC Court correspondent, 86; Sir Ray Tindle, chairman, Tindle Newspapers, 68; Mr Peter Wood, theatre director, 66.

TOMORROW: The Duke of Kent, 59; Mr Joseph Ashton MP, 61; Miss Carling Bassett-Seguso, tennis player, 27; Mr Brian Blessed, actor, 57; Col William Brownlow, Lord-Lieutenant of County Down, 73; Mr Paul Channon MP, 59; Lord Chelmer, former company chairman and politician, 80; The Right Rev Lord Coggan, former Archbishop of Canterbury, 85; Dr William Cole, Master of Music, Queen's Chapel of the Savoy, 85; Mr Geoff Cook, cricketer, 43; Sir Colin Corness, chairman, Redland, 63; Mr Denzil Davies MP, 56; Mr Stuart Devlin, gold- and silversmith, 63; Lord Donaldson of Kingsbridge, former government minister, 87; Professor Sir Herbert Duthie, former provost, University of Wales College of Medicine, 65; Sir David Goodall, former High Commissioner to India, 63; Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone, former Lord High Chancellor, 87; Mr Henry Lambert, former chairman, Sun Alliance and London Insurance, 69; Mr Thomas Malcomson, ambassador to Panama, 57; Professor Peter Mansfield, physicist, 61; Sir John Margetson, former diplomat, 67; Mr Norman Mischler, former chairman, Hoechst UK, 74; Mr Steve Ovett, athlete, 39; Sir Norman Payne, former chairman, BAA plc, 73; Sir Stephen Sedley, High Court judge, 55; Miss Irmgard Seefried, soprano, 75; Sir Michael Shaw, former MP, 74; Mr Donald Sinden, actor, 71; Col the Earl of Stair, former Lord-Lieutenant of Wigtown, 88; Mr Bill Tidy, cartoonist, 61.

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