Birthdays

TODAY: Mr Mike Batt, music composer and arranger, 43; Rabbi Lionel Blue, broadcaster, 63; Mr Nicholas Brett, editor, Radio Times, 43; Sir Denys Buckley, former Lord Justice of Appeal, 87; Mr Peter Cadbury, former company chairman, 75; Mr Leslie Crowther, comedian and quizmaster, 60; Miss Zsa Zsa Gabor, actress, 73; Mr Louis Heren, journalist and author, 74; Dr Christopher Hill, former Master, Balliol College, Oxford, 81; Miss Gayle Hunnicutt, actress, 50; Professor Nevil Johnson, Professorial Fellow, the Comparative Study of Institutions, Oxford University, 64; Mr Patrick Mcnee, actor, 71; Mr George Mudie MP, 48; Mr Denis Norden, writer and broadcaster, 71; Mr Manuel Orantes, tennis player, 44; Mr Ronald Reagan, former US president, 82; Lord Roskill, former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 82; Mr Jimmy Tarbuck, comedian, 53; Mr Rip Torn, actor and director, 62; Mr Fred Trueman, former England cricketer, 62; Mr Keith Waterhouse, writer, 64; Mr Billy Wright, former England football captain, 69.

TOMORROW: George W. Adamson, etcher, illustrator and cartoonist, 80; Mrs Gillian Banks, director, Carnegie Inquiry into the Third Age, 60; Lord Bellwin, former government minister, 70; Mr Peter Bennett, former chairman, WH Smith and Son, 76; Mrs Caroline Bingham, author, 55; Lord Bottomley, former government minister, 86; Mr Eddie Bracken, actor, 73; Miss Dora Bryan, actress, 69; The Earl of Cork and Orrery, writer, artist and broadcaster, 83; Mr Gerald Davies, rugby footballer, 48; The Earl of Harewood, President, British Board of Classification, 70; Mr Gareth Hunt, actor, 50; Mr Peter Jay, writer and broadcaster, 56; Lord Keith of Kinkel, former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 71; Sir John Leahy, former High Commissioner in Australia, 65; Mr Sammy Lee, footballer, 34; Dr Barbara McGibbon, pathologist, 65; Sir George Moseley, former senior civil servant, 68; Mr Geoff Mulcahy, chairman, Kingfisher, 51; Sir Philip Myers, HM Inspector of Constabulary, 62; Sir Robert Reid, chairman, West Lambeth Health Authority, 72; Mr Roy Watson, former director-general of the National Farmers' Union, 67; Sir Brian Windeyer, former Vice-Chancellor, London University, 89.

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