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1960

29 Feb
Thousands dead in Moroccan earthquake

14 Mar
Radio telescope makes space history

21 Mar
Scores die in Sharpeville shoot-out

18 Apr
Thousands protest against H-bomb

06 May
Margaret weds Armstrong-Jones

17 May
East-West summit in tatters after spy plane row

28 Jun
Welsh pit blast kills miners

19 Aug
Moscow jails American U-2 spy pilot

01 Sep
Game on for British betting shops

11 Sep
Rudolph takes third Olympic gold

14 Sep
Violence follows army coup in Congo

26 Sep
Kennedy and Nixon clash in TV debate

29 Sep
Khrushchev anger erupts at UN

09 Nov
Narrow victory for John F Kennedy

10 Nov
Lady Chatterley's Lover sold out

16 Nov
TV star famed for rudeness dies

27 Dec
France explodes third atomic bomb


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