Birthdays

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TODAY: Mr Frank Auerbach, painter, 64; Mr Jonah Barrington, squash player, 54; Miss Ann Bell, actress, 55; Mr Edward Blishen, author, 74; Baroness Chalker of Wallasey, Minister for Overseas Development, 53; Mr Tom Clarke, Editor, Sporting Life, 56; Mr Daniel Day-Lewis, actor, 38; Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, chairman, Independent Committee for Supervision of Standards of Telephone Information Services, 52; Mrs Ruth Deech, Principal, St Anne's College, Oxford, 52; General Sir Peter de la Billire, 61; Miss Anita Dobson, actress, 46; Mr Lonnie Donegan, skiffle musician, 64; Mr Israel Finestein QC, former President, Board of Deputies of British Jews, 74; Mr Deryck Guyler, actor and comedian, 81; Sir Patrick Hamill, former Chief Constable, Strathclyde, 65; Miss Celeste Holm, actress, 76; Mlle Zizi Jeanmaire, dancer, 71; Professor David Johns, Vice-Chancellor, Bradford University, 64; Miss Cheryl Kennedy, actress, 48; Mr Timothy Kirkhope MP, a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, 50; Sir Anthony Laughton, oceanographer, 68; Mr Rod McKuen, composer and poet, 62; Mr Zubin Mehta, conductor, 59; Mr Johnny Miller, golfer, 48; Sir Fraser Noble, former Vice-Chancellor, Aberdeen University, 77; Lt-Gen Sir Patrick Palmer, Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle, 62; Lord Rothschild, financier, 59; Mr Harold Shapero, composer, 75; Mr Jeremy Thorpe, former MP, 66; Mr David Tindle, painter, 63; Mr Alfred Valentine, former cricketer, 65; Mr Richard Warwick, actor, 50; Mr Nigel Williams, Ambassador to the United Nations, 58; Professor Heinz Wolff, Director, Institute of Bio-engineering, Brunel University, 67; Sir Peter Youens, former colonial administrator, 79; Mr Fred Zinnemann, film director, 89.

TOMORROW: King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden, 49; Princess Juliana of the Netherlands, 86; Sir James Adams, consultant, Control Risks Group, former Ambassador to Egypt, 63; Dr Gerald Aylmer, historian, and former Master, St Peter's College, Oxford, 69; Mrs Janey Buchan, MEP, 69; Mrs Barbara Calvert QC, a Recorder of the Crown Court, 69; Miss Jill Clayburgh, actress, 51; Sir Robin David, circuit judge, 73; Mr Dickie Davies, sports commentator, 62; Lord Diamond, former leader of the SDP in the House of Lords, 88; Mr Michael Elder, actor and writer, 64; The Rev Paul Fiddes, Principal, Regent's Park College, Oxford, 48; Dame Isabel Graham-Bryce, former chairman, Oxford Regional Hospital Board, 93; Mr Leslie Grantham, actor, 49; Mr William Henry, former chairman, Coats Paton, 80; Mr Alfred Lomas, MEP, 67; Lord McIntosh of Haringey, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, House of Lords, 62; Mr Keith Povey, Chief Constable, Leicestershire, 52; Lord Sanderson of Bowden, former chairman, Scottish Conservative Party, 62.

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