Birthdays

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TODAY: Mr David Bailey, photographer, 55; Sir Richard Bayliss, former Physician to the Queen, 76; Mr Leopold Brook, former chairman, Associated Nuclear Services, 81; Mr Christopher Campbell, chairman, British Shipbuilders, 57; The Duke of Devonshire, former Chancellor of Manchester University, 73; Professor Sir Kingsley Dunham, former director, Institute of Geological Sciences, 83; Mr David Graveney, cricketer, 39; Mr Walter Harrison, former MP, 72; Mr Piers Merchant MP, 42; Lord Nelson of Stafford, former chairman, GEC, 76; Mr Bruce Pattullo, governor, the Bank of Scotland, 55; Sir Charles Reece, former research and technology director, ICI, 66; Mr Edmund de Rothschild, director, NM Rothschild and Sons, 77; Air Marshal Sir Ernest Sidey, 80; Sir Keith Thomas, president, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 60; Sir Michael Tippett, composer, 88; Dame Rachel Waterhouse, former chairman, Consumers' Association, 70; Mr Robert Wilmot, chairman, Wilmot Enterprises Ltd, 48; The Right Rev Kenneth Woollcombe, Assistant Bishop, Worcester, 69.

TOMORROW: Miss Maxene Andrews, singer (of the Andrews Sisters), 75; Brigadier Sir John Anstey, former President, National Savings Committee, 86; Mr David Atherton, music director, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, 49; Mr John Bamborough, former principal, Linacre College, Oxford, 72; Mr Michael Barratt, television presenter, 65; Mr Victor Borge, musician and comedian, 84; Sir Robin Butler, Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, 55; Professor Sir Bryan Carsberg, director general of Telecommunications, 54; Lord Colyton, former government minister, 91; Mr Fran Cotton, former rugby international, 45; Mr Robert Flemyng, actor, 80; Sir Alastair Forbes, judge, 85; Mr Mel Gibson, actor, 37; Mr Richard Hanbury-Tenison, Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent, 68; Sir Roy Harding, educationist, 69; Mr Robert Hughes MP, 60; Mr John Paul Jones, rock musician and producer, 47; Miss Anya Linden (Lady Sainsbury of Preston Candover), former ballerina, 60; Mr Eric Martlew MP, 44; Sir Carol Mather, former MP, 74; Siegmund Nissel, former member of the Amadeus Quartet, 71; Sir John Riddell, former private secretary and treasurer to the Prince and Princess of Wales, 59; Miss Eirlys Roberts, former deputy director, Consumers' Association, 82; Mr Robert Steedman, architect, 64; Mr Matthew Taylor MP, 30; Mr John Thaw, actor, 51; Mr David Vine, sports commentator, 57; Professor Thomas Willan, economic historian, 83.

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