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26 Jul
1952: Eva Peron dies

23 Sep
1952: Charlie Chaplin comes home

30 Sep
1955: James Dean killed in car smash

18 Apr
1955: Albert Einstein dies

31 May
1957: Arthur Miller guilty of contempt

29 Apr
1958: My Fair Lady dazzles London

07 Aug
1958: Arthur Miller cleared of contempt

22 Apr
1959: Dame Margot Fonteyn released from jail

24 Jan
1961: End of the road for Monroe and Miller

17 Jun
1961: Russian dancer in freedom dash

05 Aug
1962: Marilyn Monroe found dead

07 Feb
1964: Beatlemania arrives in the US

21 May
1966: Cooper loses to world champ Clay

09 Mar
1967: Stalin's daughter defects to the West

10 May
1967: Two Rolling Stones on drugs charges

11 Oct
1967: Harold Wilson wins Moving apology

12 Dec
1967: Stones guitarist escapes jail for drugs

08 May
1968: Krays held on suspicion of murder

29 May
1968: Manchester Utd win European Cup

14 Jan
1969: Matt Busby retires from Man United

18 Feb
1969: Lulu ties knot with Bee Gee

12 Mar
1969: Paul McCartney weds Linda Eastman

07 Jul
1969: Brian Jones died of 'drink and drugs'

20 Aug
1970: Bobby Moore cleared of stealing

18 Sep
1970: Rock legend Hendrix dies after party

12 May
1971: Row rocks Rolling Stone wedding

03 Jul
1971: Doors' singer Jim Morrison found dead

10 Oct
1975: Liz Taylor and Richard Burton remarry

29 Nov
1975: Graham Hill killed in air crash

04 Dec
1976: 'Genius' composer Benjamin Britten dies

06 Jan
1977: EMI fires Sex Pistols

13 May
1977: Cricket captain sacked over 'circus'

16 Aug
1977: Rock and roll 'king' Presley dies

16 Sep
1977: T-Rex singer killed in car smash

25 Dec
1977: Silent film legend Chaplin dies

17 May
1978: Charlie Chaplin's stolen body found

12 Oct
1978: Sex Pistol Vicious on murder charge

02 Feb
1979: Sid Vicious dies from drugs overdose

10 Dec
1979: Daredevil Kidd's 80ft river jump

08 Dec
1980: John Lennon shot dead

22 Jun
1981: Chapman pleads guilty to Lennon murder

13 Jul
1985: Live Aid makes millions for Africa

08 Apr
1986: Eastwood voted mayor by landslide

10 Sep
1988: BBC presenters in helicopter crash

30 Jul
1991: Pavarotti sings in the British rain

24 Nov
1991: Giant of rock dies

24 Aug
1993: Michael Jackson accused of child abuse

01 May
1994: Race ace Senna killed in car crash

02 Sep
1994: Roy Castle loses battle with cancer

13 Apr
1997: Tiger Woods wins Masters at 21

15 Jul
1997: Versace murdered on his doorstep

31 May
1998: Ginger leaves the Spice Girls

21 Mar
1999: Comedy genius Ernie Wise dies

08 Jul
2000: New Harry Potter most magical yet

18 Oct
2000: Hurley mocked at premiere

24 May
1999: Drugs row Dallaglio goes

18 Nov
2000: Hollywood meets Wales in 'wedding of year'

22 Dec
2000: Madonna weds her Guy

12 Jan
2001: Swedish 'Iceman' starts England job

02 Jul
2001: Dando killer jailed for life

08 Aug
2001: Hollywood's 'golden couple' divorce

10 Aug
2001: Hamiltons condemn 'sex assault' arrest

30 Dec
2002: Diana Ross arrested for drink-driving

12 Jan
2003: Maurice Gibb dies after stomach op

27 Jul
2003: Comic legend Bob Hope dies

08 Oct
2003: The Terminator takes on California


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