Birthdays

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TODAY: Mr Richard Anderson, actor, 66; Professor Jack Baldwin, chemist, 54; Mr Keith Barron, actor, 58; Mr Rory Calhoun, actor, 70; Lord Campbell of Eskan, former Chairman Commonwealth Sugar Exporters' Association, 80; Mr Dennis Canavan MP, 50; Sir Joseph Cantley, former High Court judge, 82; Mr Keith Carradine, actor, singer and songwriter, 42; Lord Chapple, former trade-union leader, 71; Dr Michael Clark MP, 57; Viscount Combermere, biblical lecturer, 63; Sir Barney Hayhoe, former MP, 67; Mr Dustin Hoffman, actor, 55; Lt-Gen Sir David House, former 'Black Rod', 70; Mr Peter Lapping, headmaster of Sherborne, 51; Mr Nigel Mansell, racing driver, 39; Sir Alan Muir Wood, civil engineer, 71; Sir Patrick Neill QC, Appeal Court judge, Jersey and Guernsey, and Warden of All Souls, Oxford, 66; Professor Roger Penrose, mathematician, 61; Miss Sylvia Sidney, actress, 82; Miss Connie Stevens, actress and singer, 54; Lord Tranmire, former government minister, 89; Miss Esther Williams, swimmer and actress, 69; Sir John Wood, High Court judge, 70; Professor John Yudkin, nutritionist, 82.

TOMORROW: Mr David Astor, chairman, Council for the Protection of Rural England, 49; Mr Ernest Beaumont, former chairman, Bunzl, 71; Sir Philip Beck, chairman, John Mowlem, 58; Mr Mervyn Bourdillon, Lord-Lieutenant of Powys, 68; Sir Ewen Broadbent, former senior civil servant, 68; The Right Rev Colin Buchanan, former Bishop of Aston, 58; Professor Elizabeth Cutter, botanist, 63; Mr Tam Dalyell MP, 60; Baroness Denington, former teacher and journalist, 85; Capt Colin Farquharson of Whitehouse, Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, 69; Sir Christophor Laidlaw, former chairman, Bridon, 70; Mr Rod Laver, tennis player, 54; Sir Frank Layfield QC, 71; Rear-Admiral George Ross, marine engineer, 92; Sir Mark Weinberg, chairman, J. Rothschild Assurance, 61; Maj-Gen Sir Christopher Welby-Everard, 83; Mr Julian Wellesley, chairman, Eastbourne District Health Authority, 59; Lord Young of Dartington, director, Institute of Community Studies, 77.

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