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.
1973: First Open University degrees awarded – The first graduates from the Open University are awarded their degrees after two years studying from home.
1976: Crime writer Agatha Christie dies – The most popular novelist in the world, Dame Agatha Christie, dies leaving a rumoured multi-million pound fortune and a final book waiting to be published.
2002: UK declared free of foot-and-mouth – With no reported cases of foot-and-mouth for three months the UK’s farming community can now look to the future.
13th – Actor Orlando Bloom is 39 years old
14th – The Full Monty actor Mark Addy is 52
15th – Actor James Nesbitt is 51 and TV host Claudia Winkleman is 43