On this week in history

On this week in history

Every week we go back to re-visit some of the significant happenings that took place in living memory; just about, for some of us.

bob HopeTo remind ourselves of how life has changed and how some things stay the same it is fascinating to note what made the news this week in history, starting 27th July 2015

2003: Comic legend Bob Hope dies – American icon and legendary comedian Bob Hope dies just two months after celebrating his 100th birthday.

Dean Kane1981: Charles and Diana marry – Thousands line the streets of London to glimpse Prince Charles and Lady Diana on their wedding day.

1991: Pavarotti sings in the British rain – Italian tenor Pavorotti celebrates 30 years in opera with a huge, free concert in Hyde Park

Celebrity birthdays

27th Late author Beatrix Potter was born in 1866

30th Terminator actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is 68 and singer Kate Bush is 57

31st Harry Potter author J K Rowling is 50 and Superman actor Dean Kane is 49

1st Eastenders’ Laila Morse is 70