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.
1997: Princess Diana dies in Paris crash – Diana, Princess of Wales, is killed after her car crashes in a Paris underpass – the driver and her friend Dodi Fayed are also dead.
1994: IRA declares ‘complete’ ceasefire – The IRA announces a “complete cessation of military operations” after 25 years of bombing and killing.
1997: Mother Teresa dies – Mother Teresa, the Nobel Peace Prize winner who devoted her life to helping the sick and the poor, dies at the age of 87
1997: Diana’s funeral watched by millions – Britain and the world say farewell to Diana, Princess of Wales, at the end of an unprecedented week of mourning.
31st August – Actor Richard Gere is 66 and TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp is 44
1st September – Singer Barry Gibb is 69
2nd – Boxer Lennox Lewis is 50
5th – Legendary singer and front man of the band Queen, Freddie Mercury would’ve been 69