Birthdays

Birthdays

TODAY: Miss Elkie Brooks, singer, 50; Mr Tom Courtenay, actor, 58; Lord Crickhowell, chairman, National Rivers Authority, 61; Sir Antony Duff, former Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Office, 75; Mr Farokh Engineer, cricketer, 57; Sir Alexander Gordon, architect, 78; Mr George Harrison, former Beatle, 52; Mr Tony Lloyd MP, 45; Dr Harvey McGregor QC, Warden, New College, Oxford, 69; Dr Lewis Moonie MP, 48; Mr Robert Neame, brewer, 61; Maj-Gen Sir Laurence New, former Lieutenant-Governor of the Isle of Man, 63; Sir Roger Parker, a former Lord Justice of Appeal, 72; Sir David Puttnam, film producer, 54; The Right Rev Cyril Restieaux, former Roman Catholic Bishop of Plymouth, 85; Lt-Col John Stephenson, former secretary, MCC, 64; Professor Sir Stewart Sutherland, Principal and Vice- Chancellor, Edinburgh University, 54; Mr Anthony Verity, Master, Dulwich College, 56; Sir Ian Wallace, company director and politician, 79; Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Clerk of the Parliaments, 61; Marshal of the RAF Sir Keith Williamson, former Chief of the Air Staff, 67.

TOMORROW: Lord Bridge of Harwich, a former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 78; Mr Peter Carter-Ruck, solicitor, 81; Mr Johnny Cash, singer, 63; Sir Peter Cazalet, chairman, APV plc, 66; Mr Antoine "Fats" Domino, singer, 67; Mr David Edgar, playwright, 47; Sir Donald Farquharson, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 67; Sir James Goldsmith, Chief Executive, Goldsmith Foundation, 62; Dr Basil Greenhill, author and nautical authority, 75; Miss Emma Kirkby, soprano, 46; Professor Noreen Murray, Professor of Molecular Genetics, Edinburgh University, 60; Sir Michael Perry, chairman, Unilever, 61; Mr Tony Selby, actor, 57; Miss Sandie Shaw, singer, 48; Mr Everton Weekes, cricketer, 70.

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