Birthdays

Birthdays

TODAY: Mr Tony Banks MP, 52; Mr Hywel Bennett, actor, 51; Sir Andrew Bowden MP, 65; General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley, 71; Sir Neil Lawson, former High Court judge, 87; Mr Julian Lennon, musician, 32; Air Commandant Dame Alice Lowrey, former Matron-in-Chief, PMRAFNS, 90; Miss Carmen McRae, jazz singer, 73; Mrs Mary Moore, former principal, St Hilda's College, Oxford, 65; Mr William Garth Morrison, Chief Scout, 52; Miss Virginia O'Brien, actress and singer, 74; Mr Eric Porter, actor, 67; Mr Charles Saunders, former film director, 91; Mr Ian Smith, former prime minister of Rhodesia, 76; Professor Maurice Stacey, chemist, 88; Mr Alec Stewart, cricketer, 32; Sir Thomas Thomson, physician and gastroentorologist, 72; Miss Dorothy Tutin, actress, 64; Mr Ian White, MEP, 50.

TOMORROW: Mr Severiano Ballesteros, golfer, 38; M Jean-Paul Belmondo, actor, 62; Sir Simon Brown, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 58; Mr Eric Clarke MP, 62; Sir Brian Cubbon, former senior civil servant, 67; Mr Iain Duncan- Smith MP, 41; The Most Rev Domenico Enrici, former Apostolic Nuncio, 86; Lord Fitt, former MP, 69; Miss Hannah Gordon, actress, 54; Sir Hew Hamilton- Dalrymple Bt, Lord-Lieutenant of East Lothian, 69; Mr Roger Harrison, chairman, Sterling Publishing, and Toynbee Hall, 62; Sir Graham Hills, former principal, Strathclyde University, 69; Mr Eric Illsley MP, 40; Mr Tom Jackson, former trade-union leader, 70; Mr Bernard Jenkin MP, 36; Mr Alan Knott, cricketer, 49; Mr Tom Lehrer, songwriter and lecturer, 67; Mr Peter Moores, former chairman, Littlewoods, 63; The Right Rev Gerald Moverley, Roman Catholic Bishop of Hallam, 73; Mr Vincent O'Brien, racehorse trainer, 78; Sir Michael Ogden QC, 69; Sir Michael Palliser, former Head of the Diplomatic Service, 73; Mr Carl Perkins, rock singer and guitarist, 63; Sir Michael Richardson, Vice- Chairman, N.M. Rothschild & Sons, 70; Mr Martin Rogers, director, Farmington Institute for Christian Studies, 64; Professor Richard Rose, Professor of Public Policy, Strathclyde University, 62; Mr Tony Sibson, boxer, 37; Miss Valerie Singleton, broadcaster, 58; Sir Michael Somare CH, minister for foreign affairs, Papua New Guinea, 59; Mr Glenn F. Tilton, chairman, Texaco, 47; Professor David Walker QC, Professor Emeritus of Law, Glasgow University, 75; Sir Richard Young, former chairman, Boosey and Hawkes, 81.

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