News Bulletins from History

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9th October

1959, The UK Conservative Party win a third general election in a row. This was, The first time in UK political history that a party had won 3 elections in a row. Harold Macmillan won with a 100 seat majority 1959 Conservative Slogan Life is better with the Conservatives 1959 Labour Party Manifesto Britain Belongs to …

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wembley stadium last kick

7th October

2000 The last goal was scored at the old Wembley Stadium This last match was between England v Germany. 0-1 German Dietmar Hamann scored the last goal in the last international match at the old stadium.   1969 BBC released Mary Mungo Midge “The Crane” Children’s program  

Printed photographs from visiting the London floral tributes to Princes Diana at Kensington Palace 1997 September

6th September

    1968 Eric Clapton records his guitar solo for the Beatles song ,“While my guitar gently weeps.” Princess Diana had a passion for dance. This song video version perhaps expresses mourning, emotion with a motion of a dancer.  The Song appeared on the Beatles White album. The Beatles voices gave a mysterious nostalgic timestamp …

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4th September

1985 Titanic located 73 years after it sank A recent Exhibition earlier in 2018 at the V&A exhibited a piece from the Titanic. A wooden oak panel from the over doorway interior of the first class lounge. From around 1911. It was on loan from Maritime Museum of Atlantic Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Split marks …

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15 May

1954 Royal Family return from a 6-month tour of the Commonwealth London crowds turned out to welcome them home   2001  Courts ruled that in the UK supermarkets could cut the costs of counter medications, prior to this the drug industry’s price-fixing policy had caused high prices.

1998 brief story of the dance track Outside, George Michael

14 May 1998 George Michael Pleads no contest and brings the world ‘Outside’

In the summer of 1998, in a Beverly Hills California courtroom, George Michael pleaded no contest to the charges put forward to him.  Then the world was given ‘Outside” Out of the smoke of ‘the incident,’ George Michael responded in a way only an artist could and he wrote the dance track “Outside” followed by the release of …

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