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Day By Day : July 14 - 20

July 14 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 14, 2008, 3mins Bastille Day and the protestors are back on the streets of Paris.

Music used in this edition
Jacques Brel - La Bastille, Spirit - Taurus, Koola Lobitos - This is so sad

July 15 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 15, 2008, 3mins Sir Hugh Greene announces he is to retire as the BBC's Director General.

Music used in this edition
The Who - Young man Blues, Vzpominka Pliziva - Olympic

July 16 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 16, 2008, 3mins The Americans reinvent British football. It needs to be quicker and more exciting to work over there.

Music used in this edition
Alice Coltrane - Gospel Trane, Tim Hardin - If I were a Carpenter, Nina Simone - Why

July 17 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 17, 2008, 3mins President Abdel-Rahman Aref of Iraq is overthrown in a coup that brings Saddam Hussein's Baath Party to power.

Music used in this edition
Savage Resurrection - Every Little Song, Terje Rypdal - A Feeling of Harmony

July 18 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 18, 2008, 3mins Labour narrowly hold on in the Caerphilly by-election as Plaid Cymru's Phil Williams came within 2,000 votes of taking the seat.

Music used in this edition
Jefferson Airplane - In time, Jefferson Airplane - If You Feel

July 19 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 19, 2008, 3mins Vietnam Peace talks take place in Honolulu.

Music used in this edition
The Doors - Not to touch the earth, Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music, Les Maledictus Sound - Kriminal theme

July 20 1968

On this day

Broadcast: July 20, 2008, 3mins Jane Asher announces that she has split from Paul McCartney.

Music used in this edition
Dr John - Jump Sturdy, Alice Coltrane - Lord help me to be


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