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Wreckage of car outside Air India building 1993: Bombay hit by devastating bombs

At least 200 people are killed when a series of devastating bombs explode in India's financial capital.

Silhouette of miners against pithead at Mid Glamorgan 1984: Miners strike over threatened pit closures
Tens of thousands of Britain's miners are stopping work in what looks like becoming a long battle against job losses.

James Hoffa, union leader 1964: Hoffa faces eight years behind bars
The president of the powerful American Teamsters union is sentenced to eight years on bribery charges.

1969: Paul McCartney weds Linda Eastman
Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman are married in a civil ceremony at Marylebone Register Office in London.

Close up of Menuhin playing the violin 1999: Violinist Yehudi Menuhin dies
One of the 20th century's finest musicians Yehudi Menuhin dies, aged 82.

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