Birthdays

TODAY: Miss Kate Adie, television journalist, 47; Miss Rosemary Casals, tennis player, 44; Mr Timothy Colman, Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk, 63; Mr Justin Dukes, chief executive, European Communications Industries Consortium, 51; Mr Michael Elphick, actor, 46; Captain Jim Fox, pentathlon winner, 51; Sir William Golding, novelist, 81; Miss Sidonie Goossens, harpist, 92; The Right Rev Hugh Gough, former Archbishop of Sydney, 87; Miss Rosemary Harris, actress, 62; Mr Jeremy Irons, actor, 44; Mr David McCallum, actor, 59; Sir Robert McCrindle, former MP, 63; The Very Rev Dr J. Frazer McLuskey, former Moderator of the Church of Scotland, 78; Mr Charles Martin, headmaster, Bristol Grammar School, 53; Miss Sheila Minto, former senior civil servant, 84; Mr Austin Mitchell MP, 58; Mrs Penelope Mortimer, novelist, 74; Mr Pete Murray, broadcaster, 64; Mr Derek Nimmo, actor, 60; Dr Harold Plenderleith, antiquarian and scientist, 94; Miss Zandra Rhodes, fashion designer, 52; Dr George Richardson, warden, Keble College, Oxford, 68; The Duke of Richmond and Gordon, former Chancellor, Sussex University, 63; Professor Sir Geoffrey Slaney, former president of the Royal College of Surgeons, 70; Twiggy (Miss Lesley Hornby), model and actress, 43; Dr Christopher White, Director, Ashmolean Museum, 62; Sir Leonard Williams, former Director-General, Energy, European Communities, 73; Mr Paul Williams, composer and lyricist, 52; Dr Arthur Wills, composer and organist, 66; Judge Harold Wilson, circuit judge, 61.

TOMORROW: Sir Jeremy Child, actor, 48; Mr John Dankworth, bandleader and jazzman, 65; The Very Rev George Earle SJ, Superior of Jesuit Students in South Africa, 67; Sir Douglas Falconer, former High Court judge, 78; Mr Mike Hall MP, 40; The Right Rev Colin James, Bishop of Winchester, 66; Lt-Gen Sir Garry Johnson, Inspector General Doctrine and Training, 55; Miss Sophia Loren, actress, 58; Sir Duncan McDonald, former chairman, Northern Engineering Industries, 71; Miss Anne McIntosh, MEP, 38; Sir Roderick MacLeod, chairman, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 63; Professor Robert McMinn, anatomist, 69; Miss Jane Manning, soprano, 54; Sir Stuart Milner- Barry, former Treasury official and chess-player, 86; Sir David Nicolson, pro-Chancellor, Surrey University, 70; Miss Christine Oddy MEP, 37; The Right Rev Kenneth Riches, former Bishop of Lincoln, 84; Mr Jose Rivero, golfer, 37; Mr Eric Sayers, former chairman, Duport, 76; Mr Alan Simpson MP, 44; Sir John Whitehead, ambassador to Japan, 60; Mr Fred Winter, National Hunt trainer, 66.

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