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President Anwar Sadat of Egypt's widow, Jehan, remembers the day he was assassinated
In 1985 government scientists discovered anti-freeze in bottles of Austrian wine.
The story of an English boy captured by pirates and enslaved in North Africa in 1716
Angie Dickinson remembers the Hollywood star who died after contracting Aids
In 2005 a Danish newspaper published 12 images of the Prophet Muhammad
Barbarito Torres speaks about playing on the ground-breaking album of Cuban music
Tue 29 Sep 2015
Daisuke Inoue was playing in a band in Kobe Japan when he invented the Karaoke machine
Mon 28 Sep 2015
The home of Afghanistan's traditional musicians was destroyed in 1992.
Fri 25 Sep 2015
The psychedelic Czech rock band which became a symbol of resistance to communist rule.
Thu 24 Sep 2015
In 1966 the singer-songwriter announced on stage that he was going to stop performing
Tue 22 Sep 2015
In the autumn of 1973 a Bronx DJ held a ground-breaking party.
Mon 21 Sep 2015
Jamaica is best known for Reggae music, but before Reggae, came Ska.
Fri 18 Sep 2015
In 1942 starving musicians in besieged Leningrad performed Shostakovich's Symphony
Thu 17 Sep 2015
We hear from farmer Michael Eavis, who began the music festival in 1970
Wed 16 Sep 2015
In 1978, Iran's top musicians took a stand against the Monarchy
Tue 15 Sep 2015
The story of the great South African singer who spent 30 years in exile
Mon 14 Sep 2015
Country music legend Willie Nelson holds the first benefit concert for American farmers
Fri 11 Sep 2015
How the Pakistani Qawali singer became an international music sensation..
Thu 10 Sep 2015
The Monkees were the world's first 'manufactured' boy band - created especially for TV.
Wed 9 Sep 2015
Millions of Egyptians mourned the death of the legendary singer in 1975
Tue 8 Sep 2015
The English singer, actor and playwright was invited to do a show in Las Vegas
Mon 7 Sep 2015
E.T Mensah's Highlife music took Africa by storm in the 1950s
Fri 4 Sep 2015
In February 1964 British pop group The Beatles were met by hysterical crowds in the USA.
Thu 3 Sep 2015
The remarkable story of Maryam Mursal, one of the superstars of 1970s Somali music .
Wed 2 Sep 2015
Russia's first radio DJ, Seva Novgorodsev, went on air at the height of the Cold War
Tue 1 Sep 2015
How the cellist Anita Lasker-Wallfisch survived the Holocaust by playing music.
Fri 28 Aug 2015
In August 2005 a massive hurricane hit the city of New Orleans in the USA.
Thu 27 Aug 2015
The first edition of one of the world's best-selling books was published in August 1955.
Wed 26 Aug 2015
How a Mexican-American march against the Vietnam War descended into chaos in 1970.
Tue 25 Aug 2015
On 21 Aug 1983, the opposition leader, Benigno Aquino, was shot dead in the Philippines
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