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1967: Moscow calls for UN action against Israel
The United Nations Security Council rejects Soviet demands for an immediate vote to condemn Israel's aggression in the so-called six-day war.

1981: Queen shot at by youth
A 17-year-old man is arrested for shooting a replica gun at the Queen as she rode past crowds in London.

2005: Michael Jackson cleared of abuse
Pop star Michael Jackson is found not guilty of all charges after a four-month-long child abuse trial.

1991: Yeltsin wins first Russian elections
Boris Yeltsin celebrates victory as Russia's first popularly-elected president.

1978: Israeli troops leave southern Lebanon
Israeli troops complete their withdrawal from southern Lebanon handing over many of their positions to a right-wing Christian movement.

1996: Guernsey votes to legalise abortion
Guernsey votes to legalise abortion, overturning a ban which dates back to 1910.


Around this Day

10 June
Top Story: 1967: Israel ends six-day war

11 June
Top Story: 1955: Le Mans disaster claims 77 lives

12 June
Top Story: 1975: Gandhi found guilty of corruption

14 June
Top Story: 1940: German troops enter Paris

15 June
Top Story: 1996: Huge explosion rocks central Manchester

16 June
Top Story: 1976: Soweto protest turns violent


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