Birthdays

Birthdays

Sir James Anderton, former chief constable of Greater Manchester, 63; Mr Graham Arnold, artist, 63; Mr Stanley Baxter, comedian, 67; The Duke of Bedford, writer and exponent of the stately home, 78; Sir Timothy Bevan, former chairman, Barclays plc, 68; Professor Sir Paul Bramley, oral surgeon, 72; Lord Campbell of Alloway QC, 78; Mr Eric Cantona, footballer, 29; Mr Leycester Coltman, Ambassador to Colombia, 57; Sir Richard Curtis, High Court judge, 62; Sir Roden Cutler VC, diplomat, 79; Mr Bob Dylan, singer, 54; Mr Peter Griffiths MP, 67; Miss Kathleen Hale, children's author and illustrator, 97; Dame Joan Hammond, soprano, 83; Mr Robert Hastie, Lord-Lieutenant for West Glamorgan, 62; Sir Terence Heiser, former senior civil servant, 63; Sir Derek Hodgson, former High Court judge, 78; Baroness Hollis of Heigham, Senior Fellow, Modern History, University of East Anglia, 54; Mr Clifford Irving, former chairman, Isle of Man government, 81; Mr Christopher Jackson MEP, 60; Mr James Levine, conductor, 52; Mr Adrian Moorhouse, swimmer, 31; Mr Tony Mullett, former director- general, National Criminal Intelligence Service, 62; Mr Steven Norris MP, Minister for Transport in London, 50; Mr Richard Ottaway MP, 50; Mr Luke Rittner, former secretary- general, Arts Council, 48; Sir Edmund Sargant, solicitor, 89; Sir Christopher Staughton, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 62; Mr William Trevor, writer, 67; Mr Arnold Wesker, playwright, 63.

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