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.
Some of the events that seemed momentous at the time have now been absorbed into everyday life.
1975 Margaret Thatcher is chosen as the first woman party leader by the Tories
1984 Torvill and Dean win a gold medal skating to Bolero in the Winter Olympics
1990 Nelson Mandela is freed after 27 years imprisonment
2005 Charles and Camilla’s engagement is announced by Clarence House
This week’s Birthdays
10th Newsreader Nicholas Owen is 68 and actor Robert Wagner is 85
11th Fashion designer Mary Quant is 81 actor Burt Reynolds is 79
13th TV host Jerry Springer is 71
14th Footballer Kevin Keegan is 64