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1969

02 Jan
Murdoch wins Fleet Street foothold

10 Jan
Civil rights protesters defiant

14 Jan
Matt Busby retires from Man United

24 Jan
LSE closes over student clashes

26 Jan
Prague riots over student martyr

27 Jan
Rebel students take over LSE

18 Feb
Lulu ties knot with Bee Gee

02 Mar
Concorde flies for the first time

04 Mar
Kray twins guilty of McVitie murder

07 Mar
Israel elects first female leader

12 Mar
Paul McCartney weds Linda Eastman

10 Mar
Martin Luther King's killer gets life

09 Apr
Sikh busmen win turban fight

17 Apr
Devlin is youngest-ever woman MP

28 Apr
President Charles de Gaulle resigns

02 May
Crackdown on student protests in US

22 May
Apollo 10 gets bird's eye view of Moon

30 Jun
Nigeria bans Red Cross aid to Biafra

07 Jul
Brian Jones died of 'drink and drugs'

16 Jul
Apollo 11 takes off for the Moon

21 Jul
Man takes first steps on the Moon

24 Jul
Briton freed from Soviet prison

25 Jul
Kennedy pleads guilty over car crash

09 Aug
Film star stabbed in 'ritualistic' killings

14 Aug
British troops sent into Northern Ireland

01 Sep
Bloodless coup in Libya

11 Sep
Shelter exposes slum homelessness

21 Sep
Police storm squat in Piccadilly

10 Oct
Ulster's B Specials to be disbanded

14 Oct
New 50-pence coin sparks confusion

15 Oct
Millions march in US Vietnam Moratorium

19 Nov
Second Apollo mission lands on Moon

12 Dec
Deadly bomb blasts in Italy


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