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1968

By Brian Williams

9780750984300

ISBN: 9780750984300

Published: 02-10-2017


1968

By Brian Williams

ISBN: 9780750984300

Published: 02-10-2017

About This Book

A compendium of milestone stories and watershed events in popular culture, politics and news at home and abroad from 1968, including: Assassination of Martin Luther King; introduction of the Ford Escort; Apollo 8 and the first orbit of the moon; Viet Cong Offensive; Bobby Kennedy shot and killed; first Episode of Gardener’s World and Dad’s Army; Enoch Powell’s Rivers of Blood speech; The Beatles found Apple Records; Manchester United win the European Cup; the first 747 Jumbo Jet; Mexico massacre at the Olympics; the last steam train service runs on British Rail; Soviets invade Czechoslovakia; equal pay disputes at Ford’s Dagenham factory; Jim Clark, Formula 1 Racer, is killed; Nixon is elected US President; Mary Hopkin sang 'Those Were the Days'… and more

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