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Marchers hold up placard reading 'Silent Majority for Peace' 1969: Millions march in US Vietnam Moratorium

Americans take part in peace initiatives across the United States to protest against the continuing war in Vietnam.

Nikita Khrushchev 1964: Khrushchev 'retires' as head of USSR
News of the sudden departure of flamboyant Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev comes as a surprise to the West.

Winston Silcott 1999: Police award Silcott damages
The Metropolitan Police announces a huge out-of-court settlement to Winston Silcott, wrongly accused over the murder of a policeman during riots in north London in 1985.

Last picture of the Miami Showband, summer 1975 - picture courtesy Irish Showbands Archive 1976: UDR men jailed for Showband killings
Two men from the Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) are jailed for 35 years in connection with the murders of members of the Miami Showband.

Colonel Rambuka, Fiji's military coup leader, is forcing constitutional reform 1987: Fiji one step closer to a republic
The Queen accepts the resignation of the Governor-General of Fiji at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference in Vancouver.

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Top Story 1994: Israelis and Arafat share peace prize
Top Story 1996: Handguns to be banned in the UK
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