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1982: Dozens killed as Argentines hit British ships
Dozens of men are feared dead in the seas around the Falkland Islands after frigates are destroyed.

1967: Celtic win European Cup
Celtic become the first British team to win the European Cup, beating favourites Internazionale Milan 2-1.

1961: Kennedy pledges man on Moon
President John F Kennedy says the US will aim to put the first man on the Moon by the end of the decade.

1963: African states unite against white rule
Leaders of 32 African nations set up an organisation that will give them a united voice for the first time in African history.

1979: Price of milk shoots up
The price of milk is to go up by more than 10% to 15p a pint - three times the price it was five years ago.

1994: Camelot wins UK lottery race
The Camelot consortium wins the contract to run Britain's first national lottery starting in November.


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22 May
Top Story: 1981: Yorkshire Ripper jailed for life

23 May
Top Story: 1998: Leaders welcome 'yes' vote for N Ireland

24 May
Top Story: 2001: Israel wedding party tragedy

26 May
Top Story: 2000: Hezbollah celebrates Israeli retreat

27 May
Top Story: 1964: Light goes out in India as Nehru dies

28 May
Top Story: 1998: World fury at Pakistan's nuclear tests


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