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.
1971: D-Day delivers new UK currency – The British Government launches a new decimal currency across the country.
1952: King George VI is laid to rest – King George is buried at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle after a solemn procession through London.
1986: Soviets launch space station Mir – The Soviets open a new phase in space exploration with the launch of the world’s biggest space station, Mir.
15th – Model and television presenter Janice Dickinson is 61
16th – Actor Christopher Ecclestone is 52
17th – Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington is 27
18th – Actor John Travolta is 61