Name the Year.
The following events all occurred in a year in living memory.
Can you guess the year? 1. Alexander Solzhenitsyn won the Nobel Prize for literature 2. Prince Charles was awarded a 2:2 in History 3. Lester Piggott rode Nijinsky to victory in the Derby 4. The minimum fare on the London Underground rose by 50% to one shilling wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean? SORDES A Postulate in monastic order B Minor gods in ancient Egyptian mythology C Filth who am I? A novelist, I was born in Pittsburgh in 1931. I won the Nero Wolfe Award in 1983. My novels featuring Scotland Yard inspector Richard Jury include Rainbow's End and The Old Wine Shades.
answers NAME THE YEAR: 1977 WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Gong Ruina; Mountain nymph; Rio de Janeiro; 2001 REMEMBER WHEN: 1970 WORDWISE: C WHO AM I: Martha Grimes FOR our picture puzzle each day we take a shot from The Journal archives, giving you a bit of a clue and asking you to name the year the picture was taken.
Today's picture shows the early morning bread queue at the Greggs shop in the Greenmarket in Newcastle, but in what year? The answer is given below with the solutions to the quizzes.
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