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1982: Fifty die in Argentine air attack
Up to 50 British servicemen are killed in an Argentine air attack on two supply ships in the Falklands.

1968: James Earl Ray quizzed over King death
A man is arrested in London in connection with the murder of American civil rights leader Martin Luther King.

1999: Liar Aitken jailed for 18 months
Ex-cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken is jailed for 18 months after admitting he lied during a libel action.

1963: Ward charged over 'immoral earnings'
Dr Stephen Ward, a London osteopath and friend of Christine Keeler, is arrested and charged with living on immoral earnings

1978: Woman takes world sailing record
Yachtswoman Naomi James breaks the solo round-the-world sailing record by two days.


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6 June
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7 June
Top Story: 1942: Japanese beaten in Battle of Midway

9 June
Top Story: 1970: King Hussein escapes gunman's bullet

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

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


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