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EVENTS 1950: Chinese forces fighting for their Korean comrades enter the North Korean capital and push United Nations troops back south.

1977: President Anwar al-Sadat of Egypt breaks all relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria and South Yemen.

1989: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher defeats Sir Anthony Meyer in the first challenge to her leadership of the Conservative Party.

1991: Administrators are called in to try to salvage the business empire of Robert Maxwell, above, which is PS1bn in debt.

BORN WALT Disney, US animator, 1901, above GEORGE Custer, American general, 1839 JOHN Jellicoe, British admiral, 1859 DIED NELSON Mandela, politician, 2013, above DAVE Brubeck, US jazz pianist, 2012 COLIN Wilson, English writer, 2013

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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Dec 5, 2014
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