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This week in history: 28 March - 3 April

The week when US president Ronald Reagan was shot and wounded by a gunman, a leak in Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island nuclear reactor caused widespread alarm in the US, the Republic of Ireland banned smoking in public spaces, Pope John Paul II died, and Paris marked the centenary of the opening of the Eiffel Tower.

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