Birthdays

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TODAY: Miss Moira Anderson, singer, 53; Mr Spencer Batiste MP, 48; Professor Robert Buchanan, founder, Centre for the History of Technology, Bath, 63; Mr AR Dawson, rugby player, 61; Miss Beatrice de Cardi, archaeologist, 79; Sir John Dellow, former deputy commissioner, Metropolitan Police, 62; Miss Margaret Drabble, novelist, 54; The Earl of Dundee, former government whip, 44; Professor Charles Fletcher, physician and former chairman of Ash, 82; Mr David Hare, playwright, 46; Sir Jack Jacob QC, former Senior Master of the Supreme Court, 85; Professor Moelwyn Merchant, writer and sculptor, 80; Mr Phil Neale, cricketer, 39; Professor Sir Rudolf Peierls, physicist, 86; Miss Margaret Rawlings, actress, 87; Mr Nigel Rees, author, 49; Mr Jeffrey Rooker MP, 52; Sir Arthur Vick, former Vice-Chancellor, Queen's University of Belfast, 82; Vice-Admiral Sir Barry Wilson, former deputy chief of Defence Staff, 57.

TOMORROW: Sir Derek Alun- Jones, former executive chairman, Ferranti International, 60; Sir Isaiah Berlin OM, former president, British Academy, 84; Professor Brebis Bleaney, physicist, 78; Mr David Blunkett MP, 46; Mr Bjorn Borg, tennis player, 37; Lord Carrington CH, chairman, Christie's International, 74; Mr David Chipp, former director, Reuter Foundation, 66; Dame Ninette de Valois CH, founder of the Royal Ballet, 95; Mr Mike Gatting, cricketer, 36; Mr Iain Hamilton, composer, 71; Professor Robert Humphreys, historian, 86; Mr Asif Iqbal, former Pakistan cricket captain, 50; Mr J. Kay-Mouat, president of the Alderney States, 60; Lord Kings Norton, chancellor, Cranfield Institute of Technology, 91; Mr Tim Llewellyn, radio news reporter, 53; Mr Willie- John McBride, rugby-player, 53; Sir Robin Maxwell-Hyslop, former MP, 62; Sir Douglas Morpeth, former partner, Touche Ross & Co, 69; Miss Marion Mould, show jumper, 46; Sir Bryan Nicholson, chairman, British United Provident Association, 61; Lord Nugent of Guildford, former Government minister, 86; Air Marshal Sir Charles Pringle, 74; Dr Ruth Sanger, former director, MRC Blood Group Unit, 75; Lord Stodart of Leaston, former government minister, 77; Mr Klaus Tennstedt, Conductor Laureate, LPO, 67; Mr Frank Tyson, former England cricketer, 63; Miss Billie Whitelaw, actress, 61.

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