Birthdays

TODAY: Miss Sarah Brightman, soprano, 32; Mr Ronald Campbell MP, 50; Mr David Crosby, singer, 52; Mrs Jennifer d'Abo, chairman, Moyses Stevens Investments, 48; Mr Fred Davis, snooker player, 80; Mr Buddy Greco, jazz pianist and singer, 67; Dr Keith Hampson MP, 50; Mr David Hopkinson, former chairman, Harrisons and Crossfield, 67; Dom Philip Jebb, former headmaster, Downside School, 61; Professor Sir Andrew Kay, surgeon, 77; Sir Stuart McKinnon, High Court judge, 55; Sir Robin McLaren, ambassador to China, 59; Lord Mishcon, solicitor, 78; Dr Oliver Neville, principal, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, 65; Mr Frederic Raphael, novelist, 62; Mr Tony Scannell, actor, 48; Sir Ronald Stewart, former chairman, London Brick Co, 90; Lady Swaythling, former Chief Controller and Director, ATS, 85; The Right Rev Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter, 64; Lord Whaddon, chairman, Cambridge Chemical Co, 66; Mr Sydney Wooderson, athlete, 79. TOMORROW: The Princess Royal, 43; Mr Robert Bolt, playwright, 69; Sir Charles Carter, economist, 74; Mr John Childs, cricketer, 42; Mr Edmund Dell, former government minister, and chairman, Prison Reform Trust, 72; Mr Hans Feibusch, mural painter and sculptor, 95; Mr James Flecker, headmaster, Ardingly College, 54; Mr Lukas Foss, composer, 71; Dame Wendy Hiller, actress, 81; Miss Rita Hunter, soprano, 60; Lord Ingrow, former Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, 76; Miss Joan Jefferson, headmistress, St Swithun's School, Winchester, 46; Mr Jack Lynch, former prime minister of the Irish Republic, 76; Sir Patrick Nairne, Chancellor, Essex University, 72; Sir Kenneth Newman, former Commissioner, Metropolitan Police, 67; Maj- Gen Kenneth Perkins, 67; Mr Oscar Peterson, jazz pianist, 68; Sir Oliver Popplewell, High Court judge, 66; Professor Sir Leon Radzinowicz, criminologist, 87; Mr Martin Redmond MP, 56; Sir Michael Rutter, child psychiatrist, 60; Air Vice-Marshal John de Milt Severne, Extra Equerry to the Queen, 68; Sir Johan Steyn, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 61; The Hon William Waldegrave MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 47; Air Vice-Marshal Sir William Wratten, 54.

Lectures

TODAY

National Gallery: Lynda Stephens, 'Strange Tales (2): Mantegna, The Introduction of the Cult of Cybele at Rome', 12pm.

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