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Israeli tank 1978: Civilians flee southern Lebanon

Thousands of Palestinian civilians flee a third day of Israeli attacks.


Viscount aircraft 1957: BEA withdraws Viscount aircraft
British European Airways withdraws 25 Viscount 701s in the wake of the fatal Manchester aircrash.

Ronnie Kray 1995: Killer Ronnie Kray dies
Notorious gangland killer Ronnie Kray dies in hospital two days after he collapses in his ward at Broadmoor.

Tariq Ali and Vanessa Redgrave 1968: Anti-Vietnam demo turns violent
More than 200 people are arrested after thousands clash in an anti-Vietnam war protest outside the United States embassy in London.

Broken end of the Cambridge boat 1984: Boat race halted before starting
The 130th Boat Race is postponed less than an hour before it is due to start after the Cambridge vessel is involved in a collision.

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