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THE FINAL DAY: BUDDY HOLLY (ITV, 11.05pm)

ROCK 'n' roller Buddy Holly was just 22 when he died in a plane crash with fellow musicians Richie Valens and The Big Bopper.

The ITV documentary takes a fresh look into one of the music industry's most tragic days and includes interviews with Buddy's brother, Travis, the two musicians who should have been on the plane that night, Wayne Jennings and Tommy Allsup, and the owner of the charter plane Jerry Dwyer.

Buddy rang his wife, Maria Elena, that night but did not tell her about the planned plane trip because she had had a premonition of his death in a plane crash and he didn't want to worry her.

On hearing of his death, Maria Elena suffered a miscarriage and was too distressed to attend Buddy's funeral. To this day she has never visited his grave.

CHARMED (CHANNEL 5, 8pm)

A WITCHES brew of magic is being stirred up on Channel 5 as spell-binding sisters Prue, Piper and Phoebe appear in a double helping of Charmed.

The American fantasy hit about three sisters with magic powers continues to spin its enchantment as tonight's problems include an ex-boyfriend with money problems and the arrival in town of a werewolf- like critter called a Wendigo.
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Title Annotation:Features
Author:McMullen, Marion
Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Jun 24, 2000
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