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Remains of Admiral Blanco's car 1973: Spanish prime minister assassinated

The Spanish Prime Minister, Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco, is killed in a car bomb attack in Madrid.


Prince and Princess of Wales on their wedding day in 1981 1995: 'Divorce': Queen to Charles and Diana
The Queen has urged the Prince and Princess of Wales to seek "an early divorce".

General Noriega 1989: US forces oust General Noriega
President George Bush orders the invasion of Panama but US troops fail to capture dictator Manuel Noriega.

Council flats 1979: Council tenants will have 'right to buy'
More than five million council house tenants in Britain are to be given the right to buy their home.

RNLI flag 1981: Lifeboat crew missing after mission
A desperate search is underway for eight members of a life boat crew missing feared dead.

1955: Yugoslavia wins UN vote
The United Nations General Assembly elects Yugoslavia to the hotly-contested temporary seat on the Security Council.
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