Birthdays

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TODAY: Mr Dave Allen, comedian, 60; Mr Vladimir Ashkenazy, pianist, 59; Surgeon Vice-Admiral Sir Dick Caldwell, 87; Mr David Capel, cricketer, 33; Professor Gordon Conway, Vice-Chancellor, Sussex University, 58; Baroness Cox, a Deputy Speaker, House of Lords, 59; Mr John Cummings MP, 53; The Dalai Lama, 61; Professor Arthur Dickens, historian, 86; Mr Peter Glossop, operatic baritone, 68; Sir Timothy Harford, chairman, Wesleyan Assurance Society, 64; Miss Geraldine James, actress, 46; Mr Jeff King, jockey, 55; Miss Janet Leigh, actress, 69; Mr William McCall, former general secretary, Institution of Professional Civil Servants, 67; Mr John Makepeace, furniture designer, 57; Mr Elliot Morley MP, 44; Professor Barry Nicholas, former Principal, Brasenose College, Oxford, 77; Miss Mary Peters, athlete, 57; The Right Rev Simon Phipps, former Bishop of Lincoln, 75; The Hon Jonathon Porritt, ecologist, 46; Mr Sylvester Stallone, actor, 50; Mr Joe Wilson, MEP, 59; Mr Robin Wilson, former Headmaster, Trinity School, Croydon, 64.

TOMORROW: Mr Michael Ancram MP, Minister of State, Northern Ireland, 51; Mr Christopher Beeny, actor, 55; Sir John Gilbert Brown, publisher, 80; M Pierre Cardin, fashion designer, 74; Lord Carlisle of Bucklow, QC, former government minister, 67; Sir Michael Colman, First Church Estates Commissioner, 68; Lord Denman, former company chairman, 80; Mr Charles Dyer, playwright, novelist and actor, 68; Mr David Faber MP, 35; Lord Farnham, chairman, Provident Mutual Life Assurance Association, 65; Miss Gretchen Franklin, actress, 85; Mr Richard Fries, Chief Charity Commissioner, 56; Sir John Hedley Greenborough, former chairman, Newarthill, 74; Rear- Admiral John Grove, 69; Lt-Gen Sir Ian Harris, racehorse breeder, 86; Major Richard Henderson, Lord- Lieutenant of Ayrshire and Arran, 65; Mr Michael Howard MP, Home Secretary, 55; Professor Tom Husband, Vice-Chancellor, Salford University, 60; Mr Tony Jacklin, golfer, 52; Mr Barry Jackson, Serjeant Surgeon to the Queen, 60; Mr Hamish MacInnes, mountaineer, 66; Sir Christopher Mallaby, ambassador to France, 60; The Earl of Mansfield, barrister and First Crown Estate Commissioner, 66; Mr Gian Carlo Menotti, composer, 85; Mr Alessandro Nannini, racing driver, 37; Mr Bill Oddie, comedian and ornithologist, 55; Mr Philip Reeves, etcher, 65; The Hon Sir Steven Runciman, historian, 93; Mr Ringo Starr, musician, 56; Sir Adam Thomson, former chairman, British Caledonian, 70; Sir Richard Turnbull, former Governor General, Kenya, 87; Professor Sir David Tweedie, chairman, Accounting Standards Board, 52.

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