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On This Day in 1974:BBC wakes up to morning TV

Frank Bough

People switched on their televisions a little earlier than usual to catch Britain's first breakfast news programme. The BBC's new Breakfast Time programme went on air at 0630 GMT, presented by Nationwide's Frank Bough and former ITN news reader Selina Scott. Nick Ross, who had presented a range of BBC radio news programmes, also hosted the show.

 

 

 

On This Day in 1977: Gilmore executed by firing squad

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Gary Gilmore, the convicted murderer, was executed today by firing squad in the Utah state prison in Salt Lake City. This was the first execution to have been carried out in the United States for almost 10 years.
Gilmore, 36, was sentenced to death for the murder in 1976 of a motel clerk in Provo, Utah.
An appeals court in Denver overturned a restraining order on the execution in the early hours of the morning. He was also charged with killing a service station attendant in Orem, Utah, the previous day, but that case never went to trial.

 

 

On This Day in 1912:English explorer Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole.

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Norwegian Roald Amundsen had beaten him there by one month. Scott and his party died during the return trip.

 

 

 

 

On This Day in 1967:The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded a session for Radio Luxembourg's Ready Steady Radio.

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The band ran up a bar bill of £2.5 shillings, which they were unable to pay!

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In December 1991 a cheque for £800 was donated by Dale Farm, Tarvin to Tarporley War Memorial Hospital.The amount was raised by a fancy dress walk organised by Tony Ankers who presented it to Sister Janet Featherstone, watched by Dr Sandy Campbell and some of Dale Farms employees who took part in the...

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