Birthdays

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Birthdays

TODAY: Sir Hugh Annesley, Chief Constable, RUC, 57; Mr Jack Bailey, former Secretary, MCC, 66; Mr Danny Baker, television presenter, 39; Sir John Barnes, former diplomat, 79; Sir Christopher Booth, gastro- enterologist, 72; Lt-Gen Sir Robin Carnegie, former Director-General of Army Training, 70; Mr Hubert Chesshyre, Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, 56; Miss Katherine Dunham, choreographer, 86; Sir Roger Falk, vice-president, Sadler's Wells Foundation, 86; Field Marshal Sir Roland Gibbs, Lord-Lieutenant for Wiltshire, 75; Mr Graham Hill, solicitor and former chairman, Guinness Mahon, 69; Mr Ian Howe, former chairman, Kwik Save, 56; Lord Hunt, mountaineer, 86; Mr Bruce Kent, nuclear disarmament activist, 67; Mr Kris Kristofferson, singer, songwriter and actor, 60; Professor Donald Low, former President, Clare Hall, Cambridge, 69; Mr Gordon Oakes MP, 65; Mr Alan Osmond, singer, 47; Mr David Owen, former Chief Constable, North Wales, 65; Mr Stuart Randall MP, 58; Miss Esther Rantzen, television presenter, 56; Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of St Christopher's Hospice, 78; Miss Prunella Scales, actress, 64; Mr Alastair Stewart, newscaster and reporter, 44; Miss Meryl Streep, actress, 47; Lord Wakeham, chairman, Press Complaints Commission, 64; Mr Douglas Pole Welman, engineer, 94; Mr Billy Wilder, film director and screenwriter, 90; Miss Diana Young, jockey, 40.

TOMORROW: Mr Stuart Andrews, former Head Master, Clifton College, 64; Mr Christopher Castleman, formerly chief executive, Hill Samuel, 55; The Very Rev Professor Henry Chadwick, former Master, Peterhouse, Cambridge, 76; Mr Nicholas Cleobury, conductor, 46; Sir David Crouch, former MP, 77; Mr Michael Davies, chairman, Simon Engineering, 62; Sir Oswald Davies, former chairman, AMEC, 76; Sir John Elliott, Regius Professor of Modern History, Oxford University, 66; Mr Adam Faith, singer and actor, 56; The Right Rev Lord Habgood, former Archbishop of York, 69; Mr Alan Haselhurst MP, 59; Mr Julian Hipwood, polo player, 50; Lord Irvine of Lairg QC, 56; Miss Miriam Karlin, actress, 71; Admiral Sir Horace Law, 85; Mr Robert Litherland MP, 66; Mrs Patricia McLaughlin, former MP, 80; Sir Peter Millett, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 64; Lord Newall, chairman, British Greyhound Racing Board, 66; Miss Maggie Philbin, broadcaster, 41; Mr John Prebble, novelist, historian and playwright, 81; Sir John Pringle, a judge of the High Court of Northern Ireland, 67; Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, 54; Professor Isaac Schapera, anthropologist, 91; Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, professor of animal pathology, 70; The Right Rev Keith Sutton, Bishop of Lichfield, 62; Mr Anthony Thwaite, poet, 66; Col John Timmins, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, 64; Miss Irene Worth, actress, 80.

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