Birthdays

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TODAY: Prince Michael of Kent, 50; King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV of Tonga, 74; The Duke of Abercorn, Lord Lieutenant of Co Tyrone, 58; M Rene Arnoux, Grand Prix driver, 44; Lord Barber, former Chancellor of the Exchequer, 72; Mr Alec Bedser, cricketer, 74; Mr Eric Bedser, cricketer, 74; Mr Roger Berry MP, 44; Mr Alastair Goodlad MP, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 49; Miss Virginia Graham, actress, 80; Canon Raymond Hammer, theologian, 72; Lord Hankey, former diplomat, 87; Mr Roy Henderson, baritone, 93; Mr David Jensen, television presenter and radio broadcaster, 42; Miss Gina Lollobrigida, actress, 65; Mr Francis Maude, former MP, 39; Sir Trevor Reeve, former High Court judge, 77; Sir Paul Scoon, Governor-General of Grenada, 57; Miss Pam Shriver, tennis player, 30; Mr Neil Simon, playwright, 65; Professor Sir Michael Stoker, former president, Clare Hall, Cambridge, 74; The Right Rev Albert Trillo, former Bishop of Chelmsford, 77; Mr Colin Welland, actor and playwright, 58; Lord Wyatt of Weeford, chairman, Horserace Totalisator Board, 74.

TOMORROW: Sir Harold Acton, author, 88; Sir Anthony Battishill, chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue, 55; Dame Joyanne Bracewell QC, High Court judge, 58; Mr Mark Cox, tennis player, 49; Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker, former MP, 83; Mrs Elizabeth Emanuel, royal dressmaker, 39; Mr Peter Fraenkel, civil engineer, 77; Lord Gormley, former trade union leader, 75; Sir Michael Hamilton, former MP, 74; Mr David Hanson MP, 35; Mr Ralph Kestenbaum, managing director, Gerald Metals, 63; Mr Tony Lock, cricketer, 63; Mr Philip Madoc, actor, 58; M Pierre Mauroy, former French prime minister, now Mayor of Lille, 64; Maj-Gen Sir Jeremy Moore, defence consultant and former commander, Land Forces, Falkland Islands, 64; Mr Ian Prosser, chairman and chief executive, Bass plc, 49; Mr George Rochberg, composer, 74; The Right Rev James Roxburgh, Assistant Bishop, Liverpool, 71; Sir John Ure, former diplomat, UK Commissioner to Expo 92, 61; Mr John Wright, cricketer, 38.

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