This week in History

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. 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 1st June 2015

stonehenge851953 Queen Elizabeth is crowned in Westminster Abbey

1963 John Profumo the Secretary of State for War resigns over a sex scandal

1975 EU referendum results in a two to one continuation of membership in UK

1985 Stonehenge battle with police results in over 300 hippies being arrested          

2001 Nepalese Royal Family massacred when the heir to the throne rampaged with a gunRolling Stones

This week’s Birthdays

1st Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood is 68 and singer Pat Boone is 81

Ken Follett2nd Rolling Stone Charlie Watts is 74

3rd Tennis player Rafael Nada is 29 and Cuban leader Raul Castro is 84

4th Actors Angelina Jolie and Russell Brand are  40

5th Author Ken Follett is 66

6th Tennis player Bjorn Borg is 59