Birthdays

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TODAY: The Duchess of York, 35; Lord Baden-Powell, Vice-President, The Scout Association, 58; Sir George Bishop, former chairman, Booker McConnell, 81; Mr Richard Carpenter, singer, 48; Mr Howard Colvin, architectural historian, 75; Professor John K. Galbraith, economist, 86; The Very Rev Eric Heaton, former Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 74; Sir Julian Hodge, merchant banker, 90; Mr Tito Jackson, rock singer, 41; Miss Catherine Lampert, Director, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 48; Mr Perrie Mans, snooker player, 54; Dame Anne Mueller, former senior civil servant, 64; Baroness Perry of Southwark, former vice-chancellor, South Bank University, 63; Mr Peter Phillips, founder, the Tallis Scholars, 41; Mr Mario Puzo, novelist, 74; Professor Charles Rees, organic chemist, 67; Mr George Sava, author and surgeon, 91; Professor Arthur Schlesinger, author and former presidential aide, 77; Baroness Serota, former Ombudsman, 75; Sir John Vinelott, High Court judge, 71.

TOMORROW: Lord Adrian, Master, Pembroke College, Cambridge, 67; Mr Peter Bowles, actor, 58; Mr Max Bygraves, entertainer, 72; Mr David Congdon MP, 45; Mr Michael Forsyth MP, Minister of State, Home Office, 40; Sir Charles Fraser, vice-chairman, United Biscuits, 66; Mr Paul Gallagher, trade-union leader, 50; Mr Gunter Grass, novelist, 67; Dr Walter Grave, Honorary Fellow, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, 93; Mr Terry Griffiths, snooker champion, 47; Miss Angela Lansbury, actress, 69; Sir John Lindsay, High Court judge, 55; Lord MacDonald of Gwaenysgor, former chief executive, Plessey, 79; Lord MacLehose of Beoch, former Governor of Hong Kong, 77; Mr Hugh MacMillan, chief constable, Northern Constabulary, 62; The Most Rev Thomas Morris, former Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, 80; Miss Emma Nicholson MP, 53; The Rev Dr John Polkinghorne, President, Queens' College, Cambridge, 64; Mr Robert Urquhart, actor, 72; Mr Simon Ward, actor, 54; Mr John Whittingdale MP, 35.

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