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The following events all occurred in a year in living memory. Can you guess the year? 1 Stalin's corpse was removed from Lenin's mausoleum in Red Square 2 The birth control pill became available on the NHS 3 Gary Player won the US Masters by a single stroke 4 Indian troops captured Goa from Portuguese rule impossipuzzles "Your boy's birthday today, and yours too," said Ted. "That's wonderful. How old is he now?" "I'll tell you with fractions," replied Bob. "One over his age, plus one over my age, makes one over seven. That's a seventh, of course."

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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jun 6, 2018
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