Birthdays

Sir Peter Allen, former chairman of ICI, 87; Miss Jeannette Altwegg (Mrs Wirz), Olympic skater, 62; Mr Frankie Avalon, singer, 52; M Jean-Louis Barrault, actor, 82; Professor Sir Derek Barton, chemist, 74; Sir John DK Brown, former chairman, McLeod Russel plc, 79; Mr Ian Davidson MP, 42; Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, composer, 58; Miss Anne Diamond, television presenter, 38; Mr Michael Frayn, author and playwright, 59; Mr Anthony Frodsham, company director, 73; Mr John Garrett MP, 61; Miss Judith Hann, television writer and presenter, 50; Mr Fred Jarvis, former general secretary, National Union of Teachers, 68; Mr Stefan Johansson, motor racing driver, 36; Sir Denys Lasdun, architect, 78; The Marquess of Lothian, former Conservative minister, 70; Lord Maude of Stratford-upon- Avon, former Paymaster-General, 80; Mr Geoff Miller, cricketer, 40; Vice-Admiral Sir Roy Newman, 56; Mr Alan Oliver, showjumper, 60; Mr Jack Rosenthal, playwright, 61; M Yves St Martin, jockey, 51; Sir Harry Secombe, comedian and singer, 71; Professor Ernst Sondheimer, mathematician, 69; Col James Stirling of Garden, Lord-Lieutenant of Stirling and Falkirk, 62; Mr Henry F. Tiarks, company director, 92; Dame Guinevere Tilney, former UK Representative to the UN on Status of Women, 76; Mr Alan Weeks, television sports commentator, and governor, Sports Aid Foundation, 69; Mr Alfred A. Wood, architect and conservationist, 66.
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