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1968 Day by Day Episode guide

  1. 2nd July 1968

    Yorkshire County Cricket club beat the touring Australians by an innings and 69 runs.

    First broadcast: 02 Jul 2008

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  2. 1st July 1968

    Red rain falls over much of Britain.

    First broadcast: 01 Jul 2008

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  3. 30th June 1968

    A victory for President de Gaulle's party in the second round of the French elections.

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2008

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  4. 29th June 1968

    Missing round-the-world yachtsman Alec Rose comes back into radio contact.

    First broadcast: 29 Jun 2008

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  5. 28th June 1968

    John Tusa looks back at the news 40 years ago. Welsh extremists strike again.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2008

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  6. 24th June 1968

    Labour loses the Nelson and Colne by-election.

    First broadcast: 27 Jun 2008

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  7. 26th June 1968

    Civil service reforms are announced.

    First broadcast: 26 Jun 2008

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  8. 25th June 1968

    Foot and mouth restrictions are lifted in the UK. Violence erupts on Glasgow's streets.

    First broadcast: 25 Jun 2008

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  9. 24th June 1968

    A work-to-rule by unions brings chaos to Britain's railways.

    First broadcast: 24 Jun 2008

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  10. 23rd June 1968

    The first round of elections takes place in France.

    First broadcast: 23 Jun 2008

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  11. 22nd June 1968

    Barbara Cartland proposes a novel solution to the UK's productivity crisis.

    First broadcast: 22 Jun 2008

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  12. 21st June 1968

    French election campaigns draw to a close. Yehudi Menuhin bows out of the Bath festival.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2008

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  13. 20th June 1968

    Vice President Hubert Humphrey launches his campaign for the US presidency.

    First broadcast: 20 Jun 2008

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  14. 19th June 1968

    Nelson Rockefeller joins the Republican race for the US Presidency.

    First broadcast: 19 Jun 2008

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  15. 18th June 1968

    Three British protestors are released from a Moscow jail.

    First broadcast: 18 Jun 2008

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  16. 17th June 1968

    Fred West, Britain's first heart transplant patient, is critical.

    First broadcast: 17 Jun 2008

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  17. 16th June 1968

    French police retake the Sorbonne from the students. Edward Kennedy speaks to the nation.

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2008

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  18. 15th June 1968

    Roy Jenkins warns the House of Lords not to oppose the Commons.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2008

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  19. 14th June 1968

    Women at Ford's Dagenham plant go on strike.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2008

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  20. 13th June 1968

    The BBC airs its controversial Students In Revolt programme.

    First broadcast: 13 Jun 2008

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  21. 12th June 1968

    Daniel Cohn-Bendit arrives in London. The UN approves the nuclear non-proliferation treaty

    First broadcast: 12 Jun 2008

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  22. 11th June 1968

    Henry Cooper is involved in controversy at Eton. The Beatles show tensions in the studio.

    First broadcast: 11 Jun 2008

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  23. 10th June 1968

    General Westmoreland leaves Vietnam with a bleak prediction for the war's future.

    First broadcast: 10 Jun 2008

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  24. 9th June 1968

    President Tito concedes to angry students. Jimmy Savile improves Anglo-French relations.

    First broadcast: 09 Jun 2008

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  25. 8th June 1968

    Martin Luther King's killer is caught at Heathrow. Edward Kennedy delivers Bobby's eulogy.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2008

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  26. 7th June 1968

    ETA carry out their first assassination.

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2008

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  27. 6th June 1968

    Robert Kennedy dies. Chay Blyth embarks upon a circumnavigation of the world.

    First broadcast: 06 Jun 2008

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  28. 5th June 1968

    Robert Kennedy is shot. Police hold gunman Sirhan Sirhan.

    First broadcast: 05 Jun 2008

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  29. 4th June 1968

    Scientologists are turned away from the UK. De Gaulle borrows millions from the IMF.

    First broadcast: 04 Jun 2008

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  30. 3rd June 1968

    Andy Warhol is shot. Peter Sellers and Britt Ekland split up.

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2008

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