Birthdays

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TODAY: Mr Harry Belafonte, actor and entertainer, 70; Mr David Broome, show jumper, 57; Mr Douglas Bunn, founder, All-England Jumping Course, Hickstead, 69; Mr Nigel Cowley, cricketer, 44; Mr Roger Daltrey, singer and actor, 53; Mr Andrew Faulds, actor and MP, 74; Sir Allan Green QC, former Director of Public Prosecutions, 62; Air Chief Marshal Sir Lewis Hodges, former Deputy Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces, Central Europe, 79; Mr Martyn Jones MP, 50; Sir Michael Kerr, former Lord Justice of Appeal, 76; Professor James Lister, paediatrician, 74; Mr Mike Read, disc jockey, 46; Commandant Dame Nancy Robertson, former director of the WRNS, 88; Mr David Scott Cowper, solo yachtsman, 55; Mark Todd, athlete, 41; Maj-Gen Philip Tower, former Commandant, Royal Military Academy, 80; Mr Brian Waites, golfer, 57; Sir Gerald Whent, chief executive, Racal Telecom plc and Vodafone Group, 70.

TOMORROW: Ms Pat Arrowsmith, peace campaigner, 67; Miss Margaret Barbieri, ballerina, 50; Mr Harry Blech, founder of the London Mozart Players, 87; Lady Moyra Browne, former superintendent, St John Ambulance Brigade, 79; Sir Leonard Crossland, farmer and former chairman, Eaton Ltd, 83; Rear- Admiral Sir Charles Darlington, former Director of the Naval Education Service, 87; Lord Elton, former government minister, 67; Mr John Gardner, composer, 80; Mr Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, 66; Sir Donald Gosling, joint chairman, National Car Parks Ltd, 68; Mr Ronald Groves, former chairman, Meyer International, 77; Lord Howie of Troon, engineer, publisher and journalist, 73; Cardinal Basil Hume, Archbishop of Westminster, 74; Dame Naomi James, yachtswoman, 48; Mr Nicholas Jarrold, ambassador to Latvia, 51; Miss Jennifer Jones, actress, 78; Sir John Manduell, composer, and former Principal, Royal Northern College of Music, 69; Mr Hugh Monro, Headmaster, Clifton College, 47; Mr Robert Simpson, composer, 76; Mr John Tusa, managing director, Barbican Centre, 61; Mr John Peter Rhys Williams, rugby player and surgeon, 48; Mr Ian Woosnam, golfer, 39.

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