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.
1966: Indira Gandhi takes charge in India – The only daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, becomes the first woman prime minister of India.
1972: UK unemployment tops one million – The number of people out of work and claiming benefit rises above one million, causing uproar in the House of Commons.
2001: MMR triple vaccine declared safe – The government launches a £3m campaign to convince parents the controversial MMR triple vaccine is safe.
18th – American actor and co-star of the film The Bodyguard, Kevin Costner is 61
19th – Country singer Dolly Parton is 70
20th – Pop singer and member of Take That, Gary Barlow is 45 and astronaut Buzz Aldrin is 86
21st – R&B singer Billy Ocean is 67