Birthdays

Birthdays

Sir Roy Beldam, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 70; Mr Henry Bellingham MP, 40; Mr Richard Rodney Bennett, composer, 59; Mr Stephen Cheveley, agricultural consultant, 95; Mr George Chisholm, trombonist, 80; Mr Bernard Davey, weather forecaster, 52; Sir William Dugdale, director and chairman, General Utilities, 73; Miss Julie Goodyear, actress, 50; Miss Margaret Howard, broadcaster, 57; Mr Eric Idle, actor and comedian, 52; Mr Jack Jones CH, former trade union leader, 82; Sir Arthur Knight, former chairman, Courtaulds, 78; Miss Sylvia Law, town planning researcher, 64; Sir Patrick Lawrence, solicitor, 67; Mr John Major MP, Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, 52; Miss Ruby Murray, singer, 60; Mr Hugh Neill, Lord-Lieutenant for South Yorks, 74; Sir John Paul, former Governor-General of the Bahamas, 79; Mr Chapman Pincher, journalist, 81; Sir John Read, former chairman, TSB Group, 77; Ms Fiona Reynolds, Director, Council for the Protection of Rural England, 37; Lord Ross, Lord Justice-Clerk, 68; Miss Anne Stoddart, diplomat, 58; Mr John Suchet, television reporter and newscaster, 51; Lord Tebbit CH, former MP, 64; Sir John Vane, pharmacologist and Nobel prizewinner, 68; The Right Rev James Weatherhead, Chaplain to the Queen in Scotland and former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, 64.

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