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Birthdays

TODAY: Mr Philip Attenborough, publisher, 59; Lord Brandon of Oakbrook, a former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 75; Mr Patrick Cargill, actor, 77; Mr Tony Curtis, actor, 70; Professor Richard D'Aeth, former President, Hughes Hall, Cambridge, 83; Mr Timothy David, ambassador to Fiji and High Commissioner to Nauru, Tuvalu and Kiribati, 48; Mr Michael Elliott, MEP, 63; Mr David Evennett MP, 46; Miss Sheila Faith, former MP and MEP, 67; Dr Raoul Franklin, Vice-Chancellor, City University, London, 60; Mr Phil Gallie MP, 56; Mr Allen Ginsberg, poet, 69; General Sir Michael Gow, former Commandant, Royal College of Defence Studies, 71; Miss Anita Harris, actress, 53; Air Marshal Sir John Harris, 57; Dr Michael Jaffe, former Director, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 72; Mrs June Lawrance, former Headmistress, Harrogate Ladies' College, 62; Mr Eddie McGrady MP, 52; Mr Colin Meads, rugby player, 59; Sir Harry Pitt, former Vice-Chancellor, Reading University, 81; Miss Anita Pollack, MEP, 49; Miss Suzi Quatro, rock singer, 45; M Alain Resnais, film director, 73; Mr Wilfred Thesiger, explorer and writer, 85; Miss Penelope Wilton, actress, 48; The Most Rev Thomas Winning, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow, 70.

TOMORROW: General Sir Cecil Blacker, former President, British Equestrian Federation, 79; Mr Bob Champion, trainer and former jockey, 47; Air Vice- Marshal George Chesworth, Lord-Lieutenant of Morayshire, 66; Sir Christopher Cockerell, inventor of the hovercraft, 85; Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Frere, Chief of Fleet Support, 57; Rear-Admiral Sir Paul Greening, former Master of Her Majesty's Household, 67; Mr Allen Greenwood, former deputy chairman, British Aerospace, 78; The Earl of Halsbury, Chancellor, Brunel University, 87; Miss Andrea Jaeger, tennis player, 30; Vice-Admiral Sir John Lea, 72; Mr David Lyon, chief executive, Bowater, 59; Mr Geoffrey Palmer, actor, 68; Sir John Sparrow, chairman, Horserace Betting Levy Board, 62; Mr Daniel Topolski, writer, photographer and coach, 50; Mr Dennis Weaver, actor, 71; Professor John West, former Vice-Chancellor, Bradford University, 73.

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