Birthdays

Birthdays

Professor Roy Acheson, Emeritus Professor of Community Medicine, Cambridge University, 74; Mr Brian Aldiss, science fiction writer, 70; Sir Bryan Askew, former chairman, Yorkshire Regional Health Authority, 65; Dame Josephine Barnes, gynaecologist, 83; Dr Ray Bettley, dermatologist, 86; Mr James Birrell, former chief executive, Halifax Building Society, 62; M Marcel Carne, film director, 86; Mr Godfrey Evans, cricketer, 75; Mr Robert Horton, chairman, Railtrack, 56; Dame Moura Lympany, concert pianist, 79; Sir John Mason, president, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), 72; Mr Hugh Peppiatt, chairman, Moorfields Eye Hospital, 65; Sir David Pitblado, former Comptroller and Auditor-General, 83; Mr Roman Polanski, film director, 62; Sir Humphrey Potts, High Court judge, 64; Mr Robert Redford, actor, 58; M Alain Robbe-Grillet, novelist and film director, 73; Mr Willie Rushton, broadcaster, 58; Mr Patrick Shovelton, vice-chairman, Maersk Co, 76; General Bramwell H. Tillsley, General of the Salvation Army, 64; Mr Caspar Weinberger, former US Secretary of Defence, 78; Mr Charles Wilson, managing director, Mirror Group Newspapers, 60; Professor John Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Commerce, Hull University, 79; Miss Shelley Winters, actress, 73.

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