Birthdays

Birthdays

TODAY: Mr Rob Andrew, rugby footballer, 32; Mr Michael Buerk, foreign correspondent and television newscaster, 49; Miss Helen Gurley Brown, author and editor, 73; Miss Phyllis Calvert, actress, 80; Mr Dane Clark, actor, 82; Miss Jean E. Cooke, painter and lecturer on art, 68; Miss Sinead Cusack, actress, 47; Mr Roy Dean, former diplomat, 68; Mr Phillip DeFreitas, cricketer, 29; Mr Len Deighton, novelist, 66; Lt-Gen Sir Donald Dunstan, former Governor of South Australia, 72; Professor Edward Edwards, former Vice-Chancellor, Bradford University, 81; Mr Cyril English, president, Nationwide Housing Trust, 72; Mr Milos Forman, film director, 63; Sir Charles Frossard, a judge of the Courts of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey, 73; Sir Eric Gairy, former prime minister of Grenada, 73; Mr Graeme Garden, actor and scriptwriter, 52; Dr James Houston, Emeritus Physician, Guy's Hospital, 78; Sir Peter Laurence, former ambassador, 72; Miss Pru Leith, cookery editor and restaurateur, 55; Mr Peter Luff MP, 40; Professor William McKane, Hebrew and Oriental language scholar, 74; Sir Arthur Norman, former chairman, De La Rue, 78; Mr Jack Palance, actor, 75; Mr Bobby Robson, head coach, Futebol Clube Do Porto, Portugal, 62; Miss Greta Scacchi, actress, 35; Mr Ned Sherrin, producer and broadcaster, 64; Mr John Travolta, actor, 41; Sir Max Williams, former president, Law Society, 69; General Sir John Wilsey, Commander-in-Chief, United Kingdom Land Forces, 56.

TOMORROW: The Duke of York, 35; Maj-Gen Peter Baldwin, chief executive, Radio Authority, 68; Sir John Collyear, chairman, USM Texon, 68; The Rev Gwynne Henton Davies, Principal Emeritus, Regent's Park College, Oxford, 89; Sir Nicholas Fenn, High Commissioner to India, 59; Lord Forbes, Premier Lord of Scotland, 77; Mr John Freeman, former diplomat, 80; Lord Henniker, former ambassador, 79; The Right Rev Ross Hook, Assistant Bishop, Canterbury, 78; Mr Andrew Jameson, swimmer, 30; Miss Hana Mandlikova, tennis player, 33; Mr Keith Mans MP, 49; Professor Bernard Meadows, sculptor, 80; Sir John N. Nicholson, former chairman, Ocean Steam Ship Co, 84; Sir Daniel Pettit, former chairman, National Freight Corporation, 80; Mrs Erin Pizzey, founder of battered wives' homes, 56; Mr Peter Price, MEP, 53; Mr Smokey Robinson, singer, 55; Mr Colin Sharman, senior partner, KPMG Peat Marwick, 52; Miss Gwen Taylor, actress, 56; Mr Brian Tesler, former deputy chairman, London Weekend Television (Holdings), 66.

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