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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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