News Column

Birthdays

June 5, 2014



Laurie Anderson, performance artist and musician, 67; Beatrice de Cardi, archaeologist, 100; Denis Coe, founder, British Youth Opera, 85; Dame Margaret Drabble, novelist, 75; Ken Follett, novelist, 65; Claire Fox, founder and director, Institute of Ideas, 54; Dame Elizabeth Gloster, lady justice of appeal, 65; Sir David Hare, playwright, 67; Simon Hopkinson, chef and writer, 60; Phil Neale, cricket manager, 60; Ross Noble, comedian, 38; Nigel Rees, broadcaster and author, 70; Lord (Jeff) Rooker, former chairman, Food Standards Agency, 73; Laura Sandys, Conservative MP, 50; Sheila Sim, actor, 92; Ed Vaizey, Conservative MP and culture, communications and creative industries minister, 46; Mark Wahlberg, actor, 43; David Weir, athlete, Paralympic gold medallist, 35.


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Source: Guardian (UK)