Birthdays

Lieutenant-General Sir John Akehurst, former commandant, Staff College, Camberley, 63; General Sir John Archer, former Commander-in-Chief, UK Land Forces, 69; Professor Arnold Beckett, pharmacist, 73; Mr Roland Boyes MP, 56; Alec Carlile MP, 45; Miss Annette Crosbie, actress, 59; Sir James Dunnett, former senior civil servant, 79; Dr Kenneth Edwards, vice-chancellor, Leicester University, 59; Mr Stephen Gibbs, former chairman, Turner and Newall, 73; Lord Greene of Harrow Weald, former trade union leader, 83; Mr Steve Hackett, rock guitarist, 43; Mr Paul Hamlyn, publisher, 67; Miss Christine Hancock, general secretary, Royal College of Nursing, 50; Mr Anthony Howard, journalist 59; Mr Simon MacCorkindale, actor, 41; Sir Robin Mackworth-Young, librarian-Emeritus to the Queen, 73; Lord Morison, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 62; Lord Moyola, former prime minister of Northern Ireland, 70; Mr John Raisman, former chairman, Shell UK, 64; Sir Richard Rougier, High Court judge, 61; Mr Peter Snape MP, 51; Mr Peter Temple-Morris MP, 55; Sir Aubrey Trotman-Dickenson, principal of the University of Wales College of Cardiff, 67; Lord Wigoder QC, 72; Mr Alexander Wilson, librarian, 72; Mr Franco Zeffirelli, film director, 70.
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