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ON THIS DAY.

EVENTS 1957: Harold Macmillan accepts the Queen's invitation to become Prime Minister following the sudden resignation of Sir Anthony Eden.

1979: The Prime Minister, James Callaghan, flies back into strike-torn Britain denying allegations the country is in chaos.

1985: Eight people die and dozens are injured when an explosion destroys a block of flats in south-west London.

1996: King Hussein of Jordan makes his first public visit to Israel's largest city Tel Aviv.

BORN ROD Stewart, rock singer, 1945, above GEORGE Foreman, US boxer, 1949 RASPUTIN, religious leader, 1869 DIED COCO Chanel, fashion designer, 1971, BUFFALO Bill Cody, folk hero, 1917, above HOWLIN' Wolf, blues guitarist, 1976
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jan 10, 2014
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