Today - 1957 - 2007
Today is 50 on 28th October 2007. So too are over a dozen people who we've come to know as the Today Generation. Join them on a journey through the ages and see how their memories combine with the great moments in history, as reported by Today.
Through The Ages
1957 - 1963
Kennedy assassinated; Sputnik launched; Churchill's funeral; Profumo resigns.
Armstrong on the moon; World Cup victory; the Aberfan disaster; the Three Day Week.
Strikes and the Silver Jubilee; the winter of discontent; the first woman Prime Minister.
The Royal Wedding; a nuclear disaster; the Miners' Strike; war in the Falklands.
The Berlin Wall; the Lockerbie disaster; elections in South Africa; the rise of Tony Blair.
1998 - 2007
9/11 Ground Zero; the Good Friday agreement; the Millennium Bug; July 7 London bombings.
The Today Generation
People who share their birthday with Today have been writing online about their lives, sharing their memories and photos and talking us through the last 50 years.
Meet the Today Generation
Other sites - archives, memories, history
Links across the BBC
Add memories from the last 50 years: BBC Memoryshare
Audio and video archive at BBC On This Day
Elsewhere on the web
British Library Sound Archive