Birthdays

Birthdays

TODAY: Sir Maurice Bathurst QC, international judge, 82; Sir Frederic Bennett, former MP, 77; Mr Timothy Boswell MP, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 53; The Hon Nigel Calder, science writer, 64; Professor Sir Alan Cook, former Master, Selwyn College, Cambridge, 73; Sir Frank Cooper, chairman, High Integrity Systems Ltd, 73; Sir David Davies, former chairman, Welsh Development Agency, 86; Mr Mike England, football manager, 53; Mr Ian Finlay, former Director, Royal Scottish Museum, 89; Mr David Green, director of Voluntary Service Overseas, 47; Mr Michael Green, chairman, Carlton Communications, 48; General Alexander Haig, former US Secretary of State, 71; Marshal of the RAF Sir Peter Harding, former Chief of the Defence Staff, 62; Miss Julie Harris, actress, 70; Miss Patricia Hewitt, Head of Research, Andersen Consulting, 47; Sir George Labouchere, former ambassador to Spain, 90; Dr Brian Lang, chief executive and deputy chairman, British Library, 50; Mr Roy Moss, vice-chairman, Allied Domecq, 66; Dame Winifred Prentice, former president, Royal College of Nursing, 85; Miss Monica Seles, tennis player, 22; Mr Alex Smith, MEP, 52.

TOMORROW: Mr Trevor Bailey, former England cricketer, 72; Mr Ralph Bennett, former chairman, London Transport, 72; Professor Ian Butterworth, former Principal, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, 65; Mr Charles Craig, operatic tenor, 76; Mr Mike Gibson, former Irish rugby international, 53; M Jean-Luc Godard, film director, 65; Sir William Harpham, former ambassador, 89; Mr Maxwell Hutchinson, architect and founder member, the Hutchinson Studio, 47; Sir Brian Jenkins, former Lord Mayor of London, 60; Professor Geoffrey Kirk, Emeritus Professor of Greek, Cambridge University, 74; Mr Franz Klammer, skier, 42; Mr Ralph McTell, guitarist, 51; Miss Tanya Moiseiwitsch, theatrical designer, 81; The Rev Professor Charles Moule, theologian, 87; Mr Paul Nicholas, actor and singer, 50; Mr Victor Pasmore, artist, 87; Mr Robert Phillis, deputy Director-General, BBC, and chairman, BBC Worldwide, 50; Mr Mel Smith, actor and comedian, 43; Professor Peter Toyne, Vice-Chancellor, Liverpool John Moores University, 56; Mr Andy Williams, singer, 65.

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