Birthdays

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TODAY: Sir James Black, pharmacologist, 73; Mr Paul Boateng MP, 46; Dame Florence Cayford, former GLC councillor, 100; Professor Peter Fowler, archaeologist, 61; Miss Steffi Graf, tennis player, 28; Lady Healey, biographer, 79; Mr David LeRoy-Lewis, former chairman, Henry Ansbacher Holdings, 79; Miss Dorothy McGuire, actress, 78;Mrs Yvonne Moores, chief nursing officer and director of nursing, Department of Health, 56; Sir Gerrard Peat, chartered accountant, 77; Mr Jonathan Raban, novelist and travel writer, 55; Miss Kathleen Raine, poet, 89; Dame Rosemary Rue, former president, BMA, 69; Mr Pierre Salinger, politician and journalist, 72; Mr Antony Sher, actor and writer, 48; Mr Nigel Short, chess player, 32; Professor Sir Trevor Smith, Vice- Chancellor, Ulster University, 60; Mr James Wright, Vice-Chancellor, Newcastle-upon-Tyne University, 58; Mr Mike Yarwood, impressionist, 56.

TOMORROW: Sir David Alliance, chairman, Coats Viyella, 65; Mr Richard Baker, broadcaster, 72; Mr Simon Callow, actor, 48; Miss Mary Ellis, singer and actress, 100; Mr Ken Fletcher, tennis player, 57; Sir John Fretwell, former ambassador to France, 67; Air Chief Marshal Sir Joseph Gilbert, 66; The Most Rev Trevor Huddleston, human rights campaigner, 84; Mr John Hum- phries, former senior partner, Travers Smith Braithwaite, 72; Admiral Sir Charles Madden, former Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet, 91; Mr John Morrison, former president, Wolfson College, Cambridge, 84; Lord Murray QC, a former Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 75; Mr David Newsome, former Master of Wellington College, 68; Miss Nicola Pagett, actress, 52; Mr John Redwood MP, 46; Miss Margaret Rudland, Headmistress, Godolphin and Latymer School, 52; Mr Sukhdev Sharma, chief executive, Commission for Racial Equality, 51; The Rev Martin Smyth MP, 66; Sir Ninian Stephen, former Governor-General of Australia, 74.

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