In 1982 a British director found himself in a court battle over sex and nudity on stage.
On 16 March 1968, US soldiers went on the rampage through a Vietnamese village.
On 15 March 1990, a young British journalist was executed in Iraq.
Throughout World War II, Myra Hess organised concerts in London's National Gallery.
In the 1960s, the pop artist Andy Warhol, turned his attention to film-making.
The daughter of the Soviet dictator, Svetlana defected to the West in 1967
How scientists turned penicillin into the world's first anti-biotic medicine.
It is 25 years since a car ferry capsized outside the Belgian port.
In 1975 a group of Californian computer enthusiasts began meeting to share ideas.
It is almost 50 years since the young British designer led a fashion revolution.