Birthdays

Birthdays

Mr Richard Adams, author, 75; Mr Alan Bennett, actor and playwright, 61; Miss Candice Bergen, actress, 49; The Right Rev Cyril Bowles, Assistant Bishop, diocese of Gloucester, 79; Mr Frank Chacksfield, orchestra leader, 81; Dr John Cook, director, Inner Cities Young People's Project, 55; Sir Robin Cooke, president, New Zealand Court of Appeal, 69; Mr Terry Downes, boxer, 59; Mr Albert Finney, actor and director, 59; Mr Pancho Gonzales, tennis player, 67; Dr Douglas Guest, organist, 79; Sir Joshua Hassan QC, former chief minister of Gibraltar, 80; Sir Geoffrey Holland, Vice-Chancellor, Exeter University, 57; Miss Glenda Jackson MP, 59; Mr Billy Joel, singer, 46; Mr Matthew Kelly, broadcaster, 45; Sir Francis Kennedy, former diplomat, 69; General Sir Peter Leng, former Master-General of the Ordnance, 70; Lord Lloyd of Berwick, a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 66; Mr Gavin Lyall, author, 63; Sir John McDermott, a Lord Justice of Appeal, Northern Ireland, 68; Miss Geraldine McEwan, actress, 63; Professor Alistair MacFarlane, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Heriot-Watt University, 64; Mr Brian McMaster, Director, Edinburgh Festival, 52; Sir Philip Mansfield, former diplomat, 69; Dr Roy Massey, Organist, Hereford Cathedral, 61; Mr William Olner MP, 53; Sir David Plastow, chairman, Inchcape, 63; Mr John Robertson, former deputy chairman, Barclays de Zoete Wedd, 61; Dr Bernard Rose, organist, 79; Mr Patrick Ryecart, actor, 43; Miss Joan Sims, actress, 65; Admiral Sir Victor Smith, former chairman, Australian Chiefs of Staff Committee, 82; Sir Nicholas Wilson, High Court judge, 50.

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