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 22nd June 2015
1950: North Korea invades South Korea at several points along the two countries’ joint border.
1986: Entrepreneur Richard Branson sets off on his second attempt to claim the transatlantic crossing record for Britain.
1960: At least 37 men were killed in a gas explosion at a coal mine in Wales.
This week’s birthdays
23rd – Golfer Colin Montgomerie is 52
24th – Fleetwood Mac founder Mick Fleetwood is 68
25th – Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais is 54
27th British-Indian comedienne and actress Meera Syal is 54