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A young newspaper vendor holds up the evening paper - 28 May 1998 1998: World fury at Pakistan's nuclear tests

Pakistan explodes five underground nuclear devices in response to India's recent nuclear tests.


Brian Faulkner, leader of the Northern Irish power-sharing assembly 1974: Strikes topple NI power-sharing body
Northern Ireland's first power-sharing assembly collapses after its leader Brian Faulkner steps down faced with rising opposition.

Monkey Able strapped into capsule 1959: Monkeys survive space mission
Two monkeys become the first living creatures to survive a space flight.

Sir Francis Chichester 1967: Sir Francis Chichester sails home
Sir Francis Chichester arrives in Plymouth tonight in his yacht, Gipsy Moth IV, after completing his voyage around the world.

Four-pointed star - symbol of Festival of Britain 1951: Glasgow powers up for the Festival
Princess Elizabeth opens the Exhibition of Industrial Power in Glasgow - the latest show in the Festival of Britain.

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