Birthdays

TODAY: Mr Lionel Bart, composer, 62; Viscount Hanworth, barrister, 76; Mr Frank Hauser, theatrical director, 70; Sir William Hayter, former diplomat, 86; Admiral Sir Nigel Henderson, 83; The Rev Dr David Jasper, principal, St Chad's College, Durham, 41; Mr Mervyn Kitchen, cricket umpire, 52; Mr Jack Kramer, tennis champion, 71; Sir Richard Lloyd Jones, permanent secretary, Welsh Office, 59; Professor Monty Losowsky, professor of medicine, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, 61; Maj-Gen Ronald Macdonald, 81; Mr Stanley Middleton, novelist, 73; Professor Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, political scientist, 74; Professor Benjamin Roberts, industrial relations expert, 75; Mr Andy Roxburgh, manager, Scotland football team, 49; M Yves Saint Laurent, couturier, 56; Mr Jeffrey Segal, actor and playwright, 72; Dr Robert Spink, MP, 44; The Right Rev Professor Stephen Sykes, Bishop of Ely, 53; Professor Laurie Taylor, sociologist and broadcaster, 56; Mr Gwyn Ward Thomas, former broadcaster and television director, 69.

TOMORROW: Lord Benson, accountant, 83; Mr John Bowis MP, 47; Sir Ronald Brierley, company chairman, 55; Mr John Gale, theatrical producer, 63; Sir John Hannam MP, 63; Sir Christopher Hogg, chairman, Courtaulds and Reuters, 56; Dr George Kimble, geographer, 84; Miss Anne Leuchars, television journalist, 39; Miss Myrna Loy, actress, 87; Mr Sammy McIlroy, footballer, 38; Sir Reginald Murley, surgeon, 76; Lord Murray of Epping Forest, former general secretary, TUC, 70; Sir Brian Neill, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 69; Mr Peter O'Toole, actor, 60; Professor Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer, mathematician, 65; Miss Rose Tremain, novelist and playwright, 49; Mr Alan Tuffin, trade union leader, 59; Lord Waddington QC, Governor of Bermuda, 63; Mr Alan Whicker, broadcaster, 67; Sir Brian Wolfson, chairman, Wembley plc, 57.

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