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Mr Dave Allen, comedian, 57; Mr Vladimir Ashkenazy, pianist, 56; Surgeon Vice-Admiral Sir Dick Caldwell, 84; Mr David Capel, cricketer, 30; Baroness Cox, a Deputy Speaker, House of Lords, 56; Mr John Cummings MP, 50; The Dalai Lama, 58; Professor Arthur Dickens, historian, 83; Mr Peter Glossop, operatic baritone, 65; Miss Geraldine James, actress, 43; Mr Jeff King, jockey, 52; Miss Janet Leigh, actress, 66; Mr William McCall, former general secretary, Institution of Professional Civil Servants, 64; Mr John Makepeace, furniture designer, 54; Mr Elliot Morley MP, 41; Professor Barry Nicholas, former principal, Brasenose College, Oxford, 74; Vice-Admiral Sir Arthur Pedder, 89; Miss Mary Peters, athlete, 54; The Right Rev Simon Phipps, former Bishop of Lincoln, 72; The Hon Jonathon Porritt, ecologist, 43; Mr Sylvester Stallone, actor and director, 47; Mr Robin Wilson, headmaster, Trinity School, Croydon, and chairman of the Headmasters' Conference, 61.
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