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.
To remind ourselves of how life has changed and how some things stay the same it is fascinating to note what made the news this week, starting 24th November, in years past.
Some of the events that seemed momentous at the time have now been absorbed into everyday life.
1973 Government of Greece is toppled by the Armed Forces
1983 Brinks Mat robbery theft from warehouse at Heathrow is Britain’s largest robbery
1990 Margaret Thatcher resigns as she tearfully tenders her resignation to the Queen
2005 Twenty Four Hour drinking as pubs can open all day in England and Wales
24th Comedian Billy Connolly is 72
25th Choreographer Bruno Tonioli is 59
27th Likely lad Rodney Bewes is 77
28th Actor Martin Clunes is 55 and politician Alastair Darling is 61
30th Football pundit and crisp promoter Gary Lineker is 54