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1993: Bombay hit by devastating bombs
At least 200 people are killed when a series of devastating bombs explode in India's financial capital.

1984: Miners strike over threatened pit closures
Tens of thousands of Britain's miners are stopping work in what looks like becoming a long battle against job losses.

1964: Hoffa faces eight years behind bars
The president of the powerful American Teamsters union is sentenced to eight years on bribery charges.

1969: Paul McCartney weds Linda Eastman
Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman are married in a civil ceremony at Marylebone Register Office in London.

1999: Violinist Yehudi Menuhin dies
One of the 20th century's finest musicians Yehudi Menuhin dies, aged 82.


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14 March
Top Story: 1991: Birmingham Six freed after 16 years

15 March
Top Story: 1990: Observer journalist executed in Iraq


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