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Day By Day : July 7 - 13

July 7 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 7, 2008, 3mins Anti-racialist marchers clash with Enoch Powell supporters in Whitehall, leading to 23 arrests; meanwhile in Hyde Park 5,000 protest to "Legalise Pot"

July 8 1968

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Broadcast: July 8, 2008, 3mins The Bank of England announces a large international loan to stave off financial problems.

July 9 1968

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Broadcast: July 9, 2008, 3mins Australian police continue to lay siege to Sydney gunman Wally Mellish who, among other demands, insists on marrying his hostage girlfriend.

July 10 1968

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Broadcast: July 10, 2008, 3mins Guitarist and vocalist Eric Clapton announces the break up of Cream because of a "loss in direction".

July 11 1968

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Broadcast: July 11, 2008, 3mins Singer Frankie Vaughan becomes an unlikely mediator between violent Glasgow youth gangs.

July 12 1968

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Broadcast: July 12, 2008, 3mins Southampton busmen protest against pay freezes with a go slow campaign.

July 13 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 13, 2008, 3mins Seatbelt laws come into effect leaving 100,000 car owners driving illegally.



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