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ON THIS DAY May6 Born today Joanna Dunham, actress, 77; Bob Seger, ROCK singer, 68; Tony Blair, former prime minister, 60; Graeme Souness, former footballer and manager, 60; George Clooney, actor, 52; Leslie Hope, actress, 48; Chris Shiflett, guitarist (Foo Fighters), 42. | George Clooney 1954: Bannister breaks four-minute mile Roger Bannister, a 25-year-old British medical student, has become the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes. 1966: Moors murderers jailed for life Ian Brady and his lover Myra Hindley have been sentenced to life imprisonment for the so-called Moors murders, at Chester Assizes. 1976: Earthquake rocks Italy A powerful EARTHQUAKE in north-east Italy has left at least 60 people dead. 1994: Queen and President open Chunnel The Queen and France's President Francois Mitterrand have formally opened the Channel Tunnel. 1997: Brown sets Bank of England free Chancellor Gordon Brown has given the BANK of England independence from political control. | Roger Bannister
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:May 6, 2013
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