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07 Jan Iceland and Britain clash at sea

05 Jan Ten dead in Northern Ireland ambush

12 Jan Crime writer Agatha Christie dies

29 Jan Explosions rock London's West End

11 Feb John Curry skates to Olympic gold

04 Mar Guilty verdict for 'Maguire Seven'

09 Mar Scores die in cable car tragedy

16 Mar Prime Minister Harold Wilson resigns

19 Mar Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon to split

05 Apr Callaghan is new prime minister

05 Apr Billionaire Howard Hughes dies

07 Apr Government crisis as Stonehouse quits

09 Apr Young Liberal leader cleared of robbery

06 May Huge earthquake rocks Italy

07 May More bodies found after Italy quake

02 Jun Piggott celebrates 7th Derby victory

11 Jun Mercenaries trial begins in Angola

16 Jun Soweto protest turns violent

20 Jun Westerners evacuated from Beirut

28 Jun Death sentence for mercenaries

04 Jul Israelis rescue Entebbe hostages

07 Jul British grandmother missing in Uganda

19 Jul Fight for fishing rights in Europe

20 Jul Pictures of Mars from Viking ship

28 Jul Chinese earthquake kills hundreds of thousands

29 Jul Fire engulfs Southend Pier

30 Aug Notting Hill Carnival ends in riot

01 Sep Water crisis deepens

09 Sep Chairman Mao Zedong dies

03 Sep Hull prison riot ends

23 Sep British warship blaze kills eight

24 Sep White rule in Rhodesia to end

04 Oct New train speeds into service

11 Oct China's 'Gang of Four' arrested

13 Oct Bolivian plane crashes in Santa Cruz

15 Oct UDR men jailed for Showband killings

18 Oct Funeral of Mafia boss held in NY

25 Oct Queen opens National Theatre in London

29 Oct Duchess opens massive Selby coalfield

03 Nov Carter wins with 'Trust me' slogan

16 Nov Bank robbers jailed for 100 years

04 Dec 'Genius' composer Benjamin Britten dies
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