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Birthdays

TODAY: Sir Malcolm Arnold, composer, 74; Mr Geoffrey Boycott, cricketer, 55; Lord Brand, former Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 72; Mr David Campese, rugby player, 33; Mr Norman Clarke, Emeritus Secretary and Registrar, Institute of Mathematics, 79; Miss Maureen Duffy, writer, 62; Miss Carrie Fisher, actress, 39; Mr Simon Gray, playwright, 59; Lord Grieve, a former Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 78; The Rev Peter Hackett, former Master, Campion Hall, Oxford, 71; Sir Maurice Hodgson, former chairman, ICI, 76; Mr John Hull, former deputy chairman, Schroders plc, 70; Miss Natalia Makarova, ballerina, 55; Mr Peter Mandelson MP, 42; Mr Manfred Mann, rock bandleader, 55; Professor Sir Roy Marshall, former High Commissioner for Barbados, 75; Miss Nadia Nerina, former prima ballerina, 68; Sir Georg Solti, conductor, 83; Mr John Stevens, Chief Constable, Northumbria, 53; Lord Thomas of Swynnerton, historian, 64; Mr Patrick Thompson MP, 60; Mr Paul Tosch, former chairman and managing director, Vauxhall Motors, 55; Mr Francis Warner, poet and playwright, 58.

TOMORROW: Lord Birkett, film producer, 66; Colonel John Blashford-Snell, adventurer and Defence Staff officer, 59; Mr William Bowman, chairman, Covent Garden Market Authority, 63; Mr Eddie Brigati, rock singer, 49; Mr Louis Carus, former Principal, Birmingham School of Music, 68; Mrs Barbara Craig, former Principal, Somerville College, Oxford, 80; Mlle Catherine Deneuve, actress, 52; Professor Charlotte Erickson, historian, 72; Maj-Gen Lord Michael Fitzalan-Howard, Gold Stick to the Queen, 79; Miss Joan Fontaine, actress, 78; Lady Fox, former director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 67; Mr Mike Hendrick, cricketer, 47; Mr Michael Heron, chairman, Post Office, 61; Miss Irene Hindmarsh, former Principal, St Aidan's College, Durham, 72; Sir Derek Jacobi, actor, 57; Mrs Doris Lessing, novelist, 76; Sir Donald McIntyre, operatic bass singer, 61; Mr Kelvin MacKenzie, managing director, Mirror Television, 49; Mr Robert Rauschenberg, pop artist, 70; Mr James Sharples, Chief Constable of Merseyside, 52; Mr Michael Stoute, racehorse trainer, 50; Vice-Admiral Sir FitzRoy Talbot, 86; Mr Arthur Thatcher, former Director of Censuses, 69; Admiral Sir Hugo White, Governor of Gibraltar, 56; Admiral Sir David Williams, former Governor of Gibraltar, 74; Professor Sir David Williams, former Vice- Chancellor, Cambridge University, 65; Professor John Wing, psychiatrist, 72.

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