Birthdays for May 12th 1995
Friday 12 May 1995
Mr Burt Bacharach, composer, 66; Mr Alan Ball, football manager, 50; Mr Dominic Cadbury, chief executive, Cadbury Schweppes, 55; Mr Michael Coates, former chairman, Price Waterhouse, 71; Mr John Floyd, auctioneer, 72; Mr James Pineo Grant, Executive Director, Unicef, 73; Miss Susan Hampshire, actress, 53; Mr Nicky Henson, actor, 50; Mr Henry Hodson, former editor, the Annual Register, 89; The Earl of Kimberley, member of the House of Lords Defence Study Group, 71; Lord Laing of Dunphail, life president, United Biscuits, 72; Mr Eric Lyall, chairman, Pearl Group, 71; Mr Roger Moate MP, 57; The Right Rev Hugh Montefiore, former Bishop of Birmingham, 75; Ms Jenni Murray, broadcaster, 45; Mr Chris Patten, Governor of Hong Kong, 51; Miss Rosalind Savill, Director, the Wallace Collection, 44; Mr Frederick Smithies, schoolteacher and trade union leader, 66; Dr Miriam Stoppard, writer and broadcaster, 58; Miss Deborah Warner, stage director, 36; Mr Steve Winwood, singer and composer, 47; Sir Paul Wright, former Head of the Diplomatic Service, 80.
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- 3 The day I starred in Only Fools and Horses
- 4 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
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