THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS
Singer Lulu is 65. Adam Ant, Eighties pop star, is 59. Larry Holmes, former heavyweight boxer, is 64. Dylan Moran, comedian, is 42. Ian Wright, formerly of Arsenal and England, is 50. Gerd Muller, ex-German striker, is 68. Albert Reynolds, former Taoiseach and Fianna Fail leader, is 81.
Sean 'Diddy' Combs, actor, record producer and rapper, is 44. Matthew McConaughey, actor, is 44. Luis Figo, Portuguese former Real Madrid and Barcelona star, is 41. Louise Redknapp, former singer with Eternal and wife of ex-footballer Jamie, is 39.
Art Garfunkel, singer and actor, is 72. Sam Shepard, playwright and actor, is 70. Tatum O'Neal, actress and youngest ever Oscar winner (aged 10), is 50. Bryan Adams, singer-songwriter, is 54. Ryan Adams, singer-songwriter, is 39. Jonny Greenwood, Radiohead guitarist, is 42. Tilda Swinton, actress, is 53. Lester Piggott, former jockey, is 78. Alexa Chung, TV personality and fashion writer, is 30.
Ethan Hawke, actor and novelist, is 43. Sally Field, actress and two-time Oscar-winner, is 67. Nigel Havers, actor, is 62. Maria Shriver, of the Kennedy clan and estranged wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, is 58. Jim Rosenthal, sports presenter, is 66. Gareth Williams, former Welsh rugby player, is 59. Guy Clark, country singer/songwriter, is 72. Glenn Frey, of The Eagles, is 65. Tom Court, Ulster and Ireland rugby player, is 33. John Giles, former Leeds and Ireland footballer, manager and now TV pundit, is 73.
Joni Mitchell, singer/songwriter, is 70. Johnny Rivers, singer and guitarist, is 71. John Barnes, ex-Liverpool footballer, is 50. Rio Ferdinand, Man Utd and England defender, is 35. Liam O Maonlai, singer of the Hothouse Flowers, is 49. Neil Hannon, singer with The Divine Comedy, is 43. Martin Tom Sheanin, TG4 & Radio Na Gaeltachta presenter, is 58. Sharleen Spiteri, singer with rock band Texas, is 46.
Richard Curtis, writer of Four Weddings and a Funeral, is 57. Jack Osbourne, TV personality and son of Ozzy, is 28. Ken Dodd, comedian, is 86. Tara Reid, star of American Pie, is 38. Martin Peters, World Cup winner with England in 1966, is 70. Gordon Ramsay, celebrity chef, is 47.
Roger McGough, Liverpool poet, is 76. Lou Ferrigno, bodybuilder and star of the TV series of The Incredible Hulk, is 62. Tony Slattery, comedian, is 54. Ray Cummins, former Cork hurler, is 65. David Duval, golfer, is 42. Delta Goodrem, Australian singer, is 29.