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Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin with others behind 1945: Black Sea talks plan defeat of Germany

Plans are being drawn up by London, Washington and Moscow for the final phase of the war against Germany.

Beatles with Ed Sullivan 1964: Beatlemania arrives in the US
Four members of the British hit band, the Beatles, arrive in New York at the start of their first tour of the United States.

Mr Heath and campaigner holding stand firm Ted poster 1974: Heath calls snap election over miners
Prime Minister Edward Heath announces a general election and appeals to the miners to suspend their planned strike.

Maastricht treaty 1992: Maastricht treaties make EU official
Ministers from the 12 countries in the European Community take another step towards political and economic union.

Members of the SLA 1974: Radical group 'arrested' heiress
A little-known group calling itself the Symbionese Liberation Army says its members are responsible for kidnapping 19-year-old newspaper heiress Patty Hearst.

1987: S Korea clashes over student death
South Korean police make hundreds of arrests in the country's biggest demonstrations for six years.

2005: MacArthur sails into record books
Britain's Ellen MacArthur becomes the fastest person to sail solo around the world.
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