Birthdays: 2nd & 3rd March 1996
Saturday 02 March 1996
TODAY: Ms Pat Arrowsmith, peace campaigner, 66; Miss Margaret Barbieri, ballerina, 49; Mr Harry Blech, founder of the London Mozart Players, 86; Lady Moyra Browne, former superintendent, St John Ambulance Brigade, 78; Sir Thomas Chitty Bt (Thomas Hinde), author, 70; Sir Leonard Crossland, farmer and former chairman, Eaton Ltd, 82; Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Darlington, former Director of the Naval Education Service, 86; Lord Elton, former government minister, 66; Mr Jon Finch, actor, 56; Mr John Gardner, composer, 79; Mr Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, 65; Sir Donald Gosling, joint chairman, National Car Parks Ltd, 67; Mr Ronald Groves, former chairman, Meyer International, 76; Lord Howie of Troon, engineer, publisher and journalist, 72; Cardinal Basil Hume, Archbishop of Westminster, 73; Dame Naomi James, yachtswoman, 47; Mr Nicholas Jarrold, Ambassador to Latvia, 50; Miss Jennifer Jones, actress, 77; Mr Robert Lloyd, operatic bass, 56; Sir John Manduell, composer, and Principal, Royal Northern College of Music, 68; Mr Hugh Monro, Headmaster, Clifton College, 46; Lt-Gen Sir Robert Richardson, 67; Mr Robert Simpson, composer, 75; Mr John Tusa, managing director, Barbican Centre, 60; Mr John Peter Rhys Williams, rugby player and surgeon, 47; Mr Ian Woosnam, golfer, 38.
TOMORROW: Mr Ernest Bradbury, writer and broadcaster, 77; The Hon Peter Brooke CH MP, 62; Sir George Gardiner MP, 61; Mr David Glencross, chief executive, ITC, 60; Dr Rod Hackney, past president, RIBA, 54; Mr Takashi Ishihara, counsellor, Nissan Motor Co, 84; Mr Martin Lovett, musician and teacher, 69; Mr Maurice Lynn, former Headmaster, the Oratory School, 45; Mrs Eleanor McLaughlin, former Lord Provost and Lord Lieutenant of Edinburgh, 58; Air Vice-Marshal Charles Maughan, 73; Lord Mellish, former government minister, 83; Professor Neil Merritt, former Vice-Chancellor, Portsmouth University, 57; Mr James Miller, Headmaster, Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne, 46; Mr Peter O'Sullevan, racing commentator, 78; Sir Mark Prescott, racehorse trainer, 48; Miss Miranda Richardson, actress, 38; Mr Ronald Searle, artist and cartoonist, 76; Professor R.H. Graham Suggett, Principal, Warwickshire College, 60; Lord Templeman, a former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 76; Miss Fatima Whitbread, javelin thrower, 35.
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