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Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas 2000: Hollywood meets Wales in 'wedding of year'

The film world celebrates the celebrity wedding of the year as film star Michael Douglas marries Welsh actress Catherine Zeta Jones.

Emergency services at Kings Cross 1987: King's Cross station fire 'kills 27'
Twenty seven people are dead after a fire at King's Cross station in central London.

Terry Waite (l) and Thomas Sutherland (r) after their release 1991: Church envoy Waite freed in Beirut
Church envoy Terry Waite is freed by the Islamic extremists who kidnapped him in Beirut in 1987.

Tony Blair and George Bush (copyright: PA) 2003: High security as Bush visits UK
The US President, George W Bush, is on a state visit to Britain amid the tightest security London has ever seen.

Jim Jones 1978: Mass suicide leaves 900 dead
The bodies of 914 people, including 276 children, are found in Guyana in South America.

1989: Protesters demand reform in Bulgaria
More than 50,000 people take to the streets of Sofia in Bulgaria demanding political reform.

1967: Moves to curb spread of foot-and-mouth
A ban on the movement of farm animals across the whole of England and Wales came into effect at midnight.
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