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A compendium of milestone stories and watershed events in popular culture, politics, and news at home and abroad from 1968, including the Assassination of Martin Luther King, an introduction of the Ford Escort, Apollo 8 and the first orbit of the moon, the Viet Cong Offensive, Bobby Kennedy getting shot and killed, the first episode of Gardener’s World and Dad’s Army, Enoch Powell’s "Rivers of Blood" speech, the Beatles founding Apple Records, Manchester United winning the European Cup, the first 747 Jumbo Jet, the Mexico massacre at the Olympics, the last steam train service running on British Rail, the Soviets invade Czechoslovakia, the equal pay disputes at Ford’s Dagenham factory, Formula 1 Racer Jim Clark is killed, Nixon is elected US President, Mary Hopkin sang "Those Were the Days"—and more.
Number of Pages: 190
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Brian Williams
Street Date: January 1, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-64-9091
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