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JFK Jnr saluting after the funeral service 1963: John F Kennedy is laid to rest

The funeral of the assassinated President, John F Kennedy, takes place in Washington.


George Papadopoulos 1973: Army deposes 'hated' Greek president
The Greek government is toppled by the armed forces after weeks of unrest.

Mesut Yilmaz 1998: 'Corrupt' Turkish government falls
The government of Turkey collapses after losing a no-confidence motion over corruption allegations.

Winston Silcott 1991: Silcott not guilty of PC's murder
The man who was jailed for life in 1987 for killing a police officer is cleared of the crime.

Brixton riots 1981: Brixton riots report blames racial tension
The inquiry into the Brixton riots in April blames serious social and economic problems affecting Britain's cities.

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Top Story 1996: Hijacked jet crashes into sea
Top Story 1963: Kennedy 'assassin' murdered
Top Story 1983: 25m gold heist at Heathrow
Top Story 1975: TV presenter Ross McWhirter shot dead
Top Story 1990: Tearful farewell from Iron Lady
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