Birthdays

TODAY: Mr AM Davis, rugby footballer, 51; Lord Denning, former Master of the Rolls, 94; Mrs Gillian duCharme, headmistress, Benenden School, 55; Air Marshal Sir John Duxbury, 59; Sir John Grenside, chartered accountant, 72; Brigadier Donald Hardie, Lord-Lieutenant, Strathclyde Region, 57; Mr Bill Hayden, Governor-General of Australia, 60; Sir Harold Hood Bt, former editor, 77; Mr Thomas Hudson, former company chairman, 78; Sir James Lighthill, former Provost of University College London, 69; Miss Jeanne Moreau, actress, 65; Mr Bob Paisley, football manager, 74; Sir Alick Rankin, chairman, Scottish & Newcastle Breweries, 58; Mr Edward Rowlands MP, 53; Sir Kenneth Scott, Deputy Private Secretary to the Queen, 62; Lord Strathcarron, motorist and author, 69; Lord Sutherland, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 61; Mrs Joan Walley MP, 44; Mr Brian Weight, chief constable, Dorset, 57.

TOMORROW: Miss Nora Beloff, author, 74; Mr Ernest Borgnine, actor, 76; Mr Neil Diamond, singer and songwriter, 52; Mr Bamber Gascoigne, author and quizmaster, 58; Miss Nastassja Kinski, actress, 32; Mr Peter Laister, former company chairman, 64; Mr Ronald Leighton, MP, 63; Admiral Sir Andrew Lewis, Lord-Lieutenant of Essex, 75; Dr Desmond Morris, zoologist, 65; Sir Donald Murray, a Lord Justice of Appeal, Supreme Court of Northern Ireland, 70; Dr Ian Oliver, chief constable, Grampian, 53; Miss Jane Somerville, consultant physician, 60; Miss Ann Todd, actress, 84; The Most Rev John Aloysius Ward, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cardiff, 64; Air Commodore Sir Archie Winskill, former captain of the Queen's Flight, 76.

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