Birthdays

Air Vice-Marshal John Allen-Jones, 85; Sir Thomas Bingham, Master of the Rolls, 61; Mr Roger Carrick, ambassador to Indonesia, 57; Mrs Edwina Currie MP, 48; Miss Laraine Day, actress, 74; Sir Denis Forman, former director, British Film Institute, 77; Sir Leslie Fowden, former director of Rothamsted Experimental Station, 69; Sir Roger Gibbs, chairman, Wellcome Trust, 60; Rear-Admiral John Grant, 86; Sir Michael Hutchison, High Court judge, 61; Mr John Menzies, chairman, John Menzies, 68; Miss Marie Osmond, singer, 35; Air Chief Marshal Sir Frederick Rosier, 79; Mr Paul Simon, singer and songwriter, 53; Mr John Simpson, lexicographer, 41; Miss Rosemary Anne Sisson, author and scriptwriter, 71; Baroness Thatcher, former prime minister, 69; Mr Mordecai Vanunu, nuclear technician, 40; Sir Mark Waller, High Court judge, 54.

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