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1929: The Wall Street crash known as Black Tuesday took place. It led to the Great Depression.

1982: In Australia Lindy Chamberlain was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of her nine-week-old baby. She claimed her baby had been carried off by a dingo.

1998: Apollo astronaut John Glen returned to space at the age of 77. He was being monitored to see the effects of space travel on older people.

2000: Reports claimed the number of Brits flocking to Ibiza had fallen by seven per cent as the island became less fashionable.

2001: A survey showed that the Monday after the clocks go back was the most dangerous day on the roads because of darker driving conditions.
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Oct 29, 2002
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