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Today: Michael Chang, American tennis player (born 1972); Niki Lauda, Austrian racing driver (1949).

Wednesday: Brian Close, English cricketer (1931); Denis Law, Scottish footballer (1940); Alain Prost, French racing driver (1955).

Thursday: Paul Elvstrom, Danish yachtsman (1928); Herb Elliott, Australian athlete (1938); Don Quarrie, Jamaican athlete (1951).

Saturday: Graeme Pollock, South African cricketer (1944).

Sunday: Peter Alliss, BBC golf commentator (1931); Barry McGuigan, Ulster boxer (1951).