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1848 The Communist Manifesto was published by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

1977 Tommy Docherty was sacked by Manchester United after his affair with the wife of the club's physio, Laurie Brown, was revealed.

1981 Britain's worst ever week of rioting began in Toxteth, Liverpool. A number of copycat riots followed.

1982 Ozzy Osbourne married Sharon Arden, his personal manager.

1986 The Statue of Liberty was reopened after refurbishment.

1995 In the election for the Conservative Party leadership, John Major received 218 votes to John Redwood's 89. There were 20 abstentions and spoilt ballot papers.

1997 Thousands of UFO enthusiasts descended on Roswell, New Mexico, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the alleged UFO crash.

1999 David Beckham and Victoria Adams were married in Dublin.
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Title Annotation:Letters
Publication:Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)
Date:Jul 4, 2004
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