BIRTHDAYS

Birthdays

TODAY: Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt, explorer and genealogist, 51; Miss Beatrice Arthur, actress, 69; Mr Joe Brown, actor and singer, 54; Sir John Cope MP, 58; Miss Eileen Diss, theatrical designer, 64; Mr Colin Ford, Director, National Museum of Wales, 61; Mr Peter Gabriel, singer and songwriter, 45; General John Galvin, former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, 66; Dr Jane Glover, conductor, 46; Sir John Habakkuk, former principal, Jesus College, Oxford, 80; Mr Tony Hide, racehorse trainer, 56; Sir John Johnston, former diplomat, 77; Sir Laurence Kirwan, archaeologist, 88; The Earl of Leven and Melville, Lord-Lieutenant of Nairn, 71; Mr Sydney Lipworth, deputy chairman, National Westminster Bank, 64; Sir Paul Osmond, former senior civil servant, 78; The Earl of Perth, former Minister of State for Colonial Affairs, 88; Mr Tim Pigott-Smith, actor, 49; Sir Alfred Pugsley, civil engineer, 92; Miss Selina Scott, television presenter, 44; Miss Helen Sharman, astronaut, 32; Sir Conrad Swan, Garter Principal King of Arms, 71; Marquess Townshend, former chairman, Anglia Television, 79; Sir William Utting, former chief inspector, Social Services, 64; Miss Zo Wanamaker, actress, 46; Mr Stevie Wonder, singer, 45.

TOMORROW: Miss Francesca Annis, actress, 50; Mr David Ashby MP, 55; Mr Richard Balfe, MEP, 51; Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda, life president of Malawi, 90; Mr Chay Blyth, yachtsman, 55; Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Buchanan, 70; Mr Denis Cannan, playwright, 76; Mr Phil Drabble, television commentator, 81; Sir Owen Green, former chairman, BTR, 70; Baroness Hogg, head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit, 49; Mr David Hubbard, chairman, Powell Duffryn, 59; Mr Peter Kirsten, cricketer, 40; Lord McAlpine of West Green, director, Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons, 53; Mr Edward Newman, MEP, 42; Canon John Oates, rector, St Bride's, Fleet Street, 65; Mr Robert A. Parker, water- colour artist, 69; Miss Sin Phillips, actress, 61; Sir Peregrine Rhodes, former diplomat, 70; Sir Adam Ridley, executive director, Hambros Bank, 53; Mr Leslie Sharp, chief constable, Strathclyde, 59; Mrs Patricia Turner, former trade union leader, 68; Mrs Adrianne Uziell-Hamilton, circuit judge, 63; Mr Bob Woolmer, cricketer, 46.

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