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1964: President Johnson signs Civil Rights Bill
The Civil Rights Bill - one of the most important piece of legislation in American history - becomes law.

2005: Millions rock to Live8 message
The world's biggest music stars unite in concerts around the globe to press political leaders to tackle poverty in Africa.

2001: Dando killer jailed for life
Barry George is sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of television presenter Jill Dando.

1987: Brady to help search for Moors victims
Moors murderer Ian Brady offers to assist police searches of Saddleworth Moor for the first time since his conviction.

1992: IRA murders 'informers'
The IRA admits killing three men found by the army at different roadsides in south Armagh.

1970: Police snatch London gun cache
Police seize a large cache of arms in west London in one of the biggest raids in Britain for years.


Around this Day

29 June
Top Story: 1995: US shuttle docks with Russian space station

30 June
Top Story: 1985: Beirut ordeal ends for US hostages

1 July
Top Story: 1997: Hong Kong handed over to Chinese control

3 July
Top Story: 1988: US warship shoots down Iranian airliner

4 July
Top Story: 1976: Israelis rescue Entebbe hostages

5 July
Top Story: 1981: Police attacked in Liverpool riots


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