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Birthdays

Mr Kenneth Armitage, sculptor, 80; Lady Bingley, Research Social Worker, City Corporation, 71; Mr Edward Bond, playwright and stage director, 62; Mr Richard Branson, founder and chairman, Virgin Group, 46; Mr James Brolin, actor, 56; Mr Dave Cash, disc jockey, 54; Mr Christopher Daykin, Government Actuary, 48; Mr George Doggart, cricket historian and former headmaster, 71; Sir William Doughty, deputy chairman, Britannia Refined Metals, 71; Viscount Esher, former Rector, Royal College of Art, 83; Mr Nick Faldo, golfer, 39; Mr John Fraser, former chairman and chief executive, Ciba- Geigy, 65; Senator John Glenn, former astronaut, 75; Mr David Hemery, athlete, 52; Miss Elizabeth Jennings, author, 70; Vice-Admiral Sir Louis Le Bailly, former Director-General of Intelligence, 81; Mr Dennis Lillee, cricketer, 47; Mr Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa, 78; Mr Anthony Miles, publisher, 66; Mr Richard Pasco, actor, 70; Sir Brooks Richards, former diplomat, 78; Sir Robert Speed QC, former Counsel to the Speaker, 91; Dr Martin Stephen, High Master, Manchester Grammar School, 47; Professor Hugh Stephenson, writer and journalist, 58; Sir Jamie Stormonth Darling, former director, National Trust for Scotland, 78; Mrs Mary Stott, journalist, 89; Dr Basil Weedon, former vice-Chancellor, Nottingham University, 73; Mr Yevgeny Yevtushenko, poet, 63.

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