Birthdays

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Birthdays

The Queen, 71; Professor Gerald Benney, goldsmith and silver- smith, 67; Mr Ian Bruce, Director- General, Royal National Institute for the Blind, 52; Sir George Burton, former chairman, Fisons, 81; Mr Laurence Ellis, former Rector, Edinburgh Academy, 65; Air Marshal Sir John Hunter-Tod, 80; Sir Robin Ibbs, chairman, Lloyds TSB, 71; Mr Bernard Latham, actor, 46; Mr John McCabe, composer and pianist, 58; Mr Tony Macaulay, composer, 53; Mr Ronald Magill, actor, 77; Dr Halfdan Mahler, Emeritus Director-General, World Health Organisation, 74; Miss Angela Mortimer (Barrett), tennis player, 65; Mr John Mortimer QC, author and playwright, 74; Sir Geoffrey Palmer, former prime minister of New Zealand, 55; Mr Ben Patterson, former MEP, 58; Mr Anthony Quinn, actor, 82; The Right Rev Donald Snelgrove, former Bishop Suffragan of Hull, 72; Maj-Gen Sir John Swinton, Lord-Lieutenant of Berwickshire, 72; Mr Srinivas Venkataraghavan, cricketer, 51.

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