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04 Jan
Campbell killed during record attempt

18 Jan
'Boston Strangler' sentenced to life

27 Jan
Three astronauts die in Apollo 1 tragedy

09 Mar
Stalin's daughter defects to the West

18 Mar
Supertanker Torrey Canyon hits rocks

29 Mar
Bombs rain down on Torrey Canyon

24 Apr
Russian cosmonaut dies in space crash

10 May
Two Rolling Stones on drugs charges

12 May
Stansted to become London's third airport

28 May
Sir Francis Chichester sails home

30 May
Egypt and Jordan unite against Israel

05 Jun
Israel launches attack on Egypt

10 Jun
Israel ends six-day war

13 Jun
Moscow calls for UN action against Israel

24 Aug
Penguins cool off in heat wave

25 Aug
'American Hitler' shot dead

27 Aug
Beatles' manager Epstein dies

20 Sep
Queen Elizabeth 2 takes to the waves

09 Oct
Che Guevara 'shot dead'

11 Oct
Harold Wilson wins Moving apology

12 Oct
The Naked Ape steps out

16 Oct
Joan Baez arrested in Vietnam protest

18 Oct
Soviets glimpse beneath clouds of Venus

19 Oct
US probe flies by hot and windy Venus

20 Oct
Thousands join anti-war movement

05 Nov
Forty die in Hither Green rail crash

18 Nov
Moves to curb spread of foot-and-mouth

19 Nov
Wilson defends 'pound in your pocket'

21 Nov
Foot-and-mouth slaughter rate soars

27 Nov
De Gaulle says 'non' to Britain - again

28 Nov
Racing is latest victim of foot-and-mouth

12 Dec
Stones guitarist escapes jail for drugs

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