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44 YEARS AGO (1973)

We covered the wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips. Globally, 500 million TV viewers watched the Westminster Abbey ceremony, and tens of thousands lined London's streets to see the newlyweds.

48 YEARS AGO (1969)

The Soviet K-19 nuclear submarine hit American attack sub USS Gato 200ft under the Barents Sea. K-19 limped back to port. Gato was undamaged.

32 YEARS AGO (1985)

PM Margaret Thatcher and Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald signed the Anglo-Irish Agreement at Hillsborough Castle. It gave the Irish Republic an advisory role in the government of Northern Ireland.


Jonny Lee Miller is 45. His granddad played M in the first Bond films. Designer Jimmy Choo is 69. He made his first shoes at age of 11. Abba's Frida Lyngstad is 72. She's a German princess by marriage. And many happy returns to Mirror reader Laura Jackson of Holywell, Flints, who turns 70 today.

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Today's events

1pm Deputy Bank of England Governor Ben Broadbent gives speech on Brexit at the London School of Economics.

6.45pm Launch of the Lumiere Durham light festival at city's cathedral.

6.45pm Manchester United hosts 18th annual United for Unicef Gala Dinner at Old Trafford.

6.45pm Women of the Future Awards at London Hilton on Park Lane.

Today's giggle

When does a car stop being a car? The second it turns into a driveway.

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Nov 15, 2017
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