BIRTHDAYS: 28th November 1995


Mr Kriss Akabusi, Olympic athlete, 37; Professor Giovanni Aquilecchia, linguist, 72; Miss Fiona Armstrong, television presenter, 39; Sir Gordon Beveridge, President and Vice- Chancellor, Queen's University of Belfast, 62; Vice-Admiral Sir David Brown, 68; Mr Geoffrey Clarke, artist and sculptor, 71; Miss Cecilia Colledge, former champion skater, 75; Sir David Croom-Johnston, former Appeal Court judge, 81; Mr Alistair Darling MP, 42; Mr Frederick du Preez, rugby player, 60; Mr Terence Frisby, actor and playwright, 63; Miss Lucy Gutteridge, actress, 39; The Right Rev Michael Hare Duke, former Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane, 70; Miss Hope Lange, actress, 64; Professor Claude Levi-Strauss, social anthropologist, 87; Lord Macdonald, Chief of the Name and Arms of Macdonald, 48; Mr Keith Miller, former Australian Test cricketer, 76; General Sir David Mostyn, 67; Miss Dervla Murphy, author, 64; Mr Randy Newman, singer and songwriter, 52; Sir Idris Pearce, surveyor, 62; Professor Sir Lewis Robertson, industrialist and administrator, 73; Mr Stephen Roche, cycling champion, 36; The Right Rev Patrick Rodger, Assistant Bishop, Edinburgh, 75; General Sir Robert Ross, Commandant General, Royal Marines, 56; Sir Brian Smedley, High Court judge, 61; Dr James Smith, chairman, Eastern Electricity, 68; Mr Randolph Stow, novelist and poet, 60; Mr Saxon Tate, former chairman, London Futures and Options Exchange, 64; Mr Raymond Whitney MP, 65.