Saturday 28 October 1995
TODAY: Miss Jane Alexander, actress, 56; Mr Peter Baring, former chairman, Barings, 60; Mr Henry Candy, racehorse trainer, 51; Professor Sir David Davies, chief scientific officer, Ministry of Defence, 60; Mr Carl Davis, composer and conductor, 59; Mr David Dimbleby, television presenter, 57; Professor Sir Richard Doll, Honorary Consultant, Imperial Cancer Research Fund Cancer Studies Unit, 83; Sir Ewen Fergusson, chairman, Coutts & Co, 63; Mr Wayne Fontana, singer, 50; Lord Fraser of Kilmorack, former executive deputy chairman, Conservative Party Organisation, 80; Mr Christopher Gill MP, 59; Lord Hesketh, former government chief whip, House of Lords, 45; Mr Mark James, golfer, 42; Miss Cleo Laine, singer, 68; Mr Hank Marvin, rock musician, 54; Miss Sophie Mirman, former chairman, Sock Shop, 39; Mr Michael Noakes, painter, 62; Mr Harry Oppenheimer, former chairman, Amglo-American Corporation of SA and De Beers Consolidated Mines, 87; Miss Joan Plowright (Lady Olivier), actress, 66; Sir Rex Richards, Chancellor, Exeter University, 73; Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank, former government minister, 67; Dr Barry Seal, MEP, 60.
TOMORROW: Professor Sir Geoffrey Allen, former head of research at Unilever, 67; Sir Derek Bradbeer, former President, Law Society, 64; Mr Douglas Cameron, radio presenter, 62; The Most Rev Joseph Cassidy, Archbishop of Tuam, 62; Mr George Davies, former chief executive and chairman, Next, 54; Miss Angela Douglas, actress, 45; Mr Richard Dreyfuss, actor, 48; Mr Vivian Ellis, President, Performing Right Society, 91; Mr Mark Fisher MP, 51; Lady France, Headmistress, City of London School for Girls, 60; Sir William Gladstone Bt, Lord-Lieutenant of Clwyd, 70; Baroness Gould of Potternewton, former director of organisation, Labour Party, 63; Mr Robert Hardy, actor, 70; Sir Edward Howard, former Lord Mayor of London, 80; Mr Michael Jayston, actor, 60; Mr Max Madden MP, 54; Dr Paul Mellars, President, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 56; Mr Jack Shepherd, actor, 55; Mr Paul Tyler MP, 54; Mr W. Galen Weston, chairman and president, George Weston Ltd, 55; Mr Rupert Withers, former chairman, Dalgety, 82.
TODAY: Births: Georges-Auguste Escoffier, chef, 1846; Evelyn Arthur St John Waugh, novelist, 1903; Francis Bacon, painter, 1909. Deaths: John Locke, philosopher, 1704; David Jones, author and painter, 1974; John Braine, novelist, 1986. On this day: the Statue of Liberty was dedicated, 1886; the House of Commons voted to join the Common Market, 1971. TOMORROW: Births: James Boswell, diarist and biographer, 1740; Paul Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propaganda chief, 1897. Deaths: Sir Walter Raleigh, seafarer, executed 1618; Joseph Pulitzer, newspaper publisher, 1911. On this day: today the New York Stock Market collapsed, "Black Tuesday" 1929.
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