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On this day 47 YEARS AGO (1972) We condemned the "blundering" West German authorities over the deaths of 11 Israeli athletes held by Palestinian terrorists during the Munich Olympics.

y e 67 YEARS AGO (1952) Egypt's "emergency Premier" Aly Maher Pasha resigned from office amid rows with the Free Officers group, which had installed him as leader following its coup in July.

23 YEARS AGO (1996) Tupac Shakur was shot in a drive-by shooting after watching Mike Tyson defeat Bruce Seldon in Las Vegas. The rapper died in hospital six days later.

Today's giggle An actor fell through the floor-boards. He was just going through a stage.

Birthdays Pretenders' singer Chrissie Hynde is 68. She was originally a music writer. Captain America actor Toby Jones is 53. He studied physical theatre in Paris. Disco legend Gloria Gaynor is 70. True Blood star Evan Rachel Wood is 32. And many happy returns to Mirror readers Terry Parsons, of East Markham, Notts, who is 73, and Joan Roberts, from Newark-on-Trent, Notts, who turns 95.

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Date:Sep 7, 2019
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