Birthdays

Sir Raymond Appleyard, biologist, 70; Mr Robin Bailey, actor, 73; Professor Sir Malcolm Brown, geologist, 67; Mr Alastair Chisholm of Chisholm, chief of the clan, 72; Miss Diane Cilento, actress, 59; The Most Rev Joseph Cunnane, former Roman Catholic Archbishop of Tuam, 79; Miss Laura Davies, golfer, 29; Mr Sebastian de Ferranti, former chairman, Ferranti, 65; Sir John Dent, former chairman, Civil Aviation Authority, 69; Mr Bob Geldof, broadcaster and rock singer, 38; The Right Rev Robert Hardy, Bishop of Lincoln, 56; Mr Vaclav Havel, president of Czechoslovakia, 56; Lord Holderness, former government minister, 72; Miss Glynis Johns, actress, 69; Mr Robert Kee, author and broadcaster, 73; Miss Barbara Kelly, actress and broadcaster, 68; Mr Herbert Kretzmer, journalist and lyricist, 67; Mrs Kate Losinka, trade-union leader, 68; Mr David Mellor, silversmith and designer, 62; Mr Bruce Millan, a member of the European Commission, 65; Sir Edward Peck, former British ambassador to Nato, 77; Mr Donald Pleasence, actor, 73; Sir Douglas Ranger, otolaryngologist, 76; Sir John Rodgers, former MP, advertising company director and writer, 86; Mr Timothy Smith MP, 45; Sir Richard Thompson Bt, former MP and director of British Museum Publications, 80; Mr Dave Watson, footballer, 46.
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