Birthdays TODAY


TODAY: Sir John Arnold, former High Court Judge, 80; General Sir Jeremy Blacker, Master-General of the Ordnance, 56; Mr Tony Blair MP, Leader of the Opposition, 42; Miss Susan Brown, actress, 49; Professor Rosemary Cramp, Emeritus Professor of Archaeology, Durham University, 66; Miss Joanna Dunham, actress, 59; Sir Frank Ereaut, former Bailiff of Jersey, 76; Mr Robert Fell, former chief executive, Stock Exchange, 74; Miss Alessandra Ferri, ballerina, 32; Mr Neil Foster, cricketer, 33; Maj-Gen John Hamilton- Jones, consultant, Cubic Defense Systems, 69; Mr John Henderson, former Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire, 75; Mr Charles Hendry MP, 36; Mr John Hutton MP, 40; Vice-Admiral Sir Hugh Martell, 83; Mr Freddy Randall, jazz trumpeter, 74; Mr Alan Ross, author and publisher, 73; The Right Rev John Taylor, Bishop of St Albans, 66; Mr Norman Whiteside, footballer, 30.

TOMORROW: Mr Scobie Breasley, jockey, 80; Miss Teresa Brewer, actress and singer, 64; Lord Briggs, historian, 74; Mr Peter Carey, author, 52; Sir Charles Cunningham, former senior civil servant, 89; Professor Alan Cuthbert, Master, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, 63; Sir Reay Geddes, former chairman, Dunlop, 83; Professor Robert Goodden, architect and designer, 86; Sir James Gowans, former deputy chairman, Medical Research Council, 71; The Right Rev Robert Halliday, Bishop of Brechin, 63; Mr Robin Hanbury- Tenison, explorer and author, 59; Mr David Hatch, adviser to the Director- General, BBC, 56; Mr Michael Hawkes, former deputy chairman, Kleinwort Benson, 66; Sir Lenox Hewitt, industrialist, 78; Sir Michael Hopkins, architect, 60; Lord Kirkhill, former Lord Provost of Aberdeen, 65; Mr David Leach, potter, 84; Mr Calum Macdonald MP, 39; Sir Neil Macfarlane, company director and former MP, 59; Mr David Marshall MP, 54; Sir Basil Nield, former MP and High Court judge, 92; Dr Tony O'Reilly, chairman, president and chief executive, H.J. Heinz, 59; Mr Richard O'Sullivan, actor, 51; Mr John Padovan, chairman, AAH, 57; Mrs Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, author, 68; Mr William Pybus, chairman, Homeowners Friendly Society, 72; Mr Christopher Saunders, Headmaster, Lancing College, 55; Sir Arthur Snelling, former diplomat, 81; Miss Elizabeth Sderstrm, soprano, 68; Mr Clive Soley MP, 56; Mr David Tomlinson, actor, 78; Sir Alan Traill, former Lord Mayor of London, 60; Maj-Gen Henry Woods, Vice-LordLieutenant, North Yorkshire, 71.

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