Birthdays

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TODAY: Professor John Albery, Master of University College, Oxford, 61; Vice Admiral Sir Neil Anderson, former Chief of Defence Staff (New Zealand), 70; Miss Jane Asher, actress, 51; Mr Michael Bryant, actor, 69; Mr Andrew Buxton, chairman, Barclays Bank, 58; Mr Allan Clarke, rock singer, 55; Mr Roger Corman, film director and producer, 71; Baroness Delacourt-Smith of Alteryn, 81; Mr John Dick, former Director, N.M. Rothschild & Sons, 84; Miss Agnetha Faltskog, singer with Abba, 47; Mr Tom Finney, footballer, 75; Dr John Gilbert MP, 70; Mr Arthur Hailey, author, 77; Mr Nigel Hawthorne, actor, 68; Sir Douglas Henley, former Auditor-General, 78; Professor Roman Herzog, President of Germany, 63; Professor Denis Lawton, Chairman, London University School Examinations and Asssessment Council, 66; Admiral Sir Michael Livesay, former Chief of Naval Personnel, 61; Professor Donald Lynden-Bell, astronomer, 62; Professor Peter Moore, former Principal, London Business School, 69; Mr Stanley Orme MP, 74; Mr Gregory Peck, actor, 81; Miss Jennifer Penney, ballerina, 51; General Colin Powell, former chairman, American Joint Chiefs of Staff, 60; Lord Rockley, chairman, Kleinwort Benson, 63; Miss Anne Scott-James, author and journalist, 84.

TOMORROW: Mr Franta Belsky, sculptor, 76; Sir Paul Beresford MP, 51; Mr Rodney Bickerstaffe, associate general secretary, UNISON, 52; Mr Rory Bremner, impressionist, 36; Mr John Brooke-Little, Clarenceux King of Arms, 70; Mr Ivan Callan, High Commissioner to Brunei, 54; Miss Anne Campbell MP, 57; Miss Joan Carlyle, soprano, 66; Mr Bernard Carter, painter and etcher, 77; Mr Anthony Chubb, former chairman, Foseco, 69; Mr Roger Cook, broadcaster and journalist, 54; Mr Paul Daniels, magician, 59; Admiral Sir Desmond Dreyer, 87; Mr Julian Faber, former chairman, Willis, Faber and Dumas, 80; Mr Willis Hall, writer, 68; Dr David Ingram, former Vice- Chancellor, University of Kent at Canterbury, 70; Sir John Knox, former High Court judge, 72; Lord Moore of Wolvercote, former private secretary to the Queen, 76; The Rev Ian Paisley, MP and MEP, 71; Miss Felicity Palmer, mezzo-soprano, 53; Mr Andre Previn, composer and conductor, 68; Mr Dudley Sutton, actor, 64; Mr Dilip Vengsarkar, cricketer, 41; Professor James D. Watson, geneticist and Nobel prizewinner, 69; Sir Marcus Worsley Bt, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, 72.

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