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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1975 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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On this day:
Botham sets all-rounder record - 1978, Itís a Royal Knockout - 1987

Famous and historic events from 1975

Britainís Worst Road Accident
End of the IRA Balcombe Street siege
First Episode of Fawlty Towers
First Episode of The Good Life
Lesley Whittle kidnapped by Donald Neilson
Margaret Thatcher becomes leader of the Tory Party
Microsoft Founded
Moorgate Tube Train Disaster
North Sea Oil starts to flow
Ross McWhirter killed by IRA
Sex Pistols play 1st ever gig

Famous Britons born in 1975
Alex Reid
Ant McPartlin
Caitlin Moran
David Beckham
Declan Donnelly
George Clarke
Jamie Oliver
Kate Winslet
Katherine Grainger
Kelly Dalglish
KT Tunstall
Mark Ronson
Mel B
Richard Bacon
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Russell Brand
Sarah Millican
Zadie Smith

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same. - Jonathan Swift
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On this day:
Botham sets all-rounder record - 1978, Itís a Royal Knockout - 1987
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