British Elections

May 2, 1979 BT (Before Thatcher).
May 2, 1979BT (Before Thatcher) - final day of campaigning ahead of British Elections. Incumbent Prime Minister James Callahan projected to win. Ayatulla Mohatari assassinated in Tehran, group calling themselves Forghan claim responsibility. Seven bombs go off in Paris. Kurt Waldheim visits North Korea. Jimmy Carter begins talks with Japanese PM Masayoshi Ohira over trade imbalance. Arthur Fiedler celebrates 50th anniversary as Music Director of Boston Pops. John Wayne back in Hospital. Read more...
March 28, 1958 - "No Matter Who Is Running The Country".
March 28, 1958. Khruschev shuffles government. House Appropriations votes to give Ike authority to spend 1959 budget in 1958. Walter Reuther testifies before Senate Rackets Committee. Senate appropriates funds for Civil Rights Commission. U.S. Military aid to Yugoslavia ends on this day. VW workers in Germany stage one hour strike over calls to arm German Military with nuclear weapons. Read more...
October 26, 1951 - British Election Post-Mortem.
News of the day for October 26, 1951 - The British Elections, post-mortem and other news of the day. Read more...
October 25, 1951 - Britain Went To The Polls.
News of the day for October 25, 1951 - The British Elections taking front and center stage. In other news, Korean War ceasefire talks continuing, Premier Mossadegh in Washington for talks regarding the Iranian/British Oil dispute and British embargo. Cost of living increasing. Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - May 10-15, 2010
Things were heating up and transitioning in the world this week. The Philippine Elections got started on Friday. The Thai protests turned deadly. The Read more...

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