Birthdays 15th January 1996
Monday 15 January 1996
Princess Michael of Kent, 51; Mrs Margaret Beckett MP, 53; Mr Chuck Berry, singer, 70; Mr Frank Bough, television presenter, 63; Mr Lloyd Bridges, actor, 83; Mr Nigel Briers, cricketer, 41; Sir Neil Cossons, Director of the Science Museum, 57; Lord Dacre of Glanton, historian, 82; Miss Jane Drabble, assistant managing director, and Head of Factual Programmes, BBC Network Television, 49; Dame Mary Hogg QC, High Court judge, 49; Sir John Junor, former Editor, Sunday Express, 77; Mr Melvin J. Lasky, former Editor of Encounter, 76; Sir Thomas Morison, High Court judge, 57; Miss Margaret O'Brien, actress, 59; Mr Paul Parker, cricketer, 40; Mr Colin Parsons, chairman, Taylor Woodrow, 62; Miss Maria Schell, actress, 70; Lord Simon of Glaisdale, former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 85; Sir John Smith QC, Emeritus Professor of Law, Nottingham University, 74; Mr John Terraine, author, 75; Mr Frank Thornton, actor and comedian, 75; Sir John Wordie, barrister, 72.
- 1 'Not suppost to cry': 9-year-old lists the worst things about being a boy
- 2 Lee Evans announces his retirement from comedy on The Jonathan Ross Show
- 3 Iggy Azalea responds to Eminem rape lyrics: 'I'm bored of old men threatening young women'
- 4 These grandmas smoking weed for the first time are wonderful
- 5 Pastafarian former porn star Asia Lemmon allowed to wear colander in driving licence photo
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New York snowstorm: Death toll rises to 10 as residents battle with further snowfall
These grandmas smoking weed for the first time are wonderful
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Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
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