On this week in History

On this week in History

Reagan 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.

To 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, starting 30th March.

1966   Labour Party has a great victory in the General Election and is voted in for a second term

1968    Martin Luther King is assassinated in Memphis

queen mum1981   Ronald Reagan is shot by a lone gunman in Washington support from the Liberals

1982    Argentina invades the Falklands their flag is raised over Government House

1999   The minimum wage is introduced for the first time in Britain

2002   The Queen Mother dies in her sleep aged 101

Eric ClaptonThis week’s Birthdays

30th            Musician Eric Clapton is 70 and Piers Morgan is 50

31st             Actor Richard Chamberlain is 81

1st              Singer Susan Boyle is 54

Agnetha Faltskog3rd             Actress Doris Day is 91 and politician Nigel Farage is 51

4th              TV presenter Graham Norton is 52

5th             Singer Agnetha Faltskog is 65