On this week in History

On this week in History

1991: Thatcher retired from Commons at the general election.

live81995: US shuttle docks with Russian space station for the first time in 20 years

1954: Millions of people witnessed a total eclipse of the Sun

2005: Millions rock to Live8 message around the globe persuading political leaders to tackle poverty in Africa.

2001: After eight week trial Barry George was sentenced to life for the murder of Jill Dando

Adam WoodyattCelebrity Birthdays

28th – Eastenders actor Adam Woodyatt is 47

Princess Diana#29th – Singer Katherine Jenkins is 35

30th – Ex-boxer Mike Tyson is 49 and Chef James Martin is 43

1st – The late Princess Diana is 54 and Blondie singer Debbie Harry is 70

2nd – Model Jerry Hall is 59