The Making of Modern Britain 1951-2007.txt
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The Making of Modern Britain 1951-2007.txt
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When was the nationalisation of iron and steel?
When was the Festival of Britain?
When was the Anglo-American relations damaged by Burgess and Maclean affair?
What was the conservative election victory and the return for Churchill?
When was the death or George VI and accession of Elizabeth II?
When was Britains first atomic bomb tested?
When was the Mau Mau rebellion against British rule in Kenya?
When was Mass TV audience for coronation of Elizabeth II?
When was steel and transport denationalised?
When was the British withdrawal from Egypt?
When was the election victory of conservatives under Eden?
When was the state of emergency declared in Cyprus?
When the was the launch of ITV as a commercial rival to BBC?
When was the British opt-out from plans for the EEC at the Messina Conference?
When was the failure of Anglo-French invasion of Suez?
When was the massive financial crisis caused by the Suez Canal?
When was Anthony Eden replaced as prime minister by Harold Macmillan?
When was independence acheieved by Ghana and Malaya?
When was the formation of the CND?
When was there serious anti-immigrant rioting in Notting Hill?
When was the feature film Sapphire dramatises the issue of race relations?
When was the Blue Streak missile abandoned in favour of American Polaris?
When was Macmillans "Wind of Change" speech?
When was the independence granted to Cyprus and Nigeria?
When was Britains application to join the EEC submitted?
When was the cold war tensions intensified by the building of the Berlin Wall?
When was Macmillans ruthless cabinet reshuffle, the Night of the Long Knives?
When was the launch of That Was The Week It Was on BBC TV?
When was Britains EEC application blocked by de Gaulle?
When was independence granted to Kenya?
When was the Profumo Scandal and the resignation of Macmillan?
When was the start of the Rhodesia crisis?
When was the death penalty abolished?
When did England win the World Cup at Wembley?
When did "Swinging London" feature in the Time magazine?
When were there deep cuts in the military commitments east of Suez?
When was the devaluation of the sterling by the Wilson government?
When was the liberalisation of laws on abortion and homosexuality?
When was Enoch Powells "Rivers of Blood" speech against mass immigration?
When was the voting age reduced to 18?
When was the start of "troubles" in Northern Ireland?
When was the Equal Opportunities Act passed?
When was there a surprise election victory for conservatives under Edward Heath?
When was the decimalisation of the currency?
When was the reform of the divorce laws introduced?
When was "Bloody Sunday" in Derry?
When was unemployment above 1 million for the first time since the 1930s?
When was the oil-price crisis and energy shortages?
When was the British accession to the EEC alongside Ireland and Denmark?
When was the Sunningdale Agreement for power-sharing in Northern ireland?
When was the "Three Day Week" imposed?
When was Heath narrowly defeated in the February election?
When was the Collapse of Sunningdale Agreement after Loyalist Workers strike?
When was the victory of Harold Wilson and Labour in the October general election?
When was the EEC referendum bring a 2:1 majority for the "yes" vote?
When was Heath replaced as Conservative leader by Margaret Thatcher?
When was the shoch resignation of Wilson and Jim Callaghan becomes prime minister?
When was Britain forced into deep spending cuts by terms of IMF loan?
When was SALT 1 (strategic Arms Limitation talks) introduced?
When was the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II?
When was the start of Concorde flights to New York?
When was the industrial unrest leads to the "winter of discontent"?
When was the devolution for Scotland and Wales rejected in referendums?
When was the independence granted to Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)?
When was the formation of SDP?
What was the violent riots in Brixton and Liverpool?
When was the big gains in opinion polls by Liberal SDP Alliance?
What was the victory in the Falklands War?
When was unemployment above 3 million?
What was the conservative victory in the general election?
What was Michael Foot replaced as Labour leader by Neil Kinnock?
What was the IRA bomb at Brighton?
What was the miners' strike and Battle of Orgreave?
What was the Miners' strike called off amid bitterness?
What was the resignation of Michael Heseltine after the Westland affair?
When was the deregulation of financial markets in the "Big Bang"?
When was the third election victory of Thatcher?
When was the stock market crash in London and New York?
When was the fall of the Berlin Wall and end of the Cold War?
When was the first satellite broadcasts by Sky TV?
When was 96 Liverpool fans killed in the Hillsborough disaster?
When was the rioting in London against the poll tax?
When was the resignation of Thatcher and John Major becomes prime minister?
When was the unification of Germany agreed at two-plus-four talks?
When was the victory of coalition forces in Gulf War?
When was the surprise election victory of Major?
When was the resignation of Kinnock, John Smith becomes Labour leader?
When was the "Black Wednesday" forces British withdrawal from the ERM?
When was the rebellion against Maastricht treaty by Conservative Eurosceptics?
When was the downing Street Declaration by John Major and Albert Reynolds?
When was the death of John Smith, Tony Blair becomes Labour leader?
When was the first women priests ordained at Bristol?
When was the major challenges his own party to a leadership election?
When was the IRA ceasefire suspended and new bombing campaign begins?
When was the peace settlement at Dayton Ohio ends Bosnian War?
When was the renewal of IRA ceasefire?
When was the landslide election victory of "New Labour"?
When was the death of Princess Diana?
When was Hong Kong handed to China?
When was the Good Friday agreement brings an end to the Troubles in Northern Ireland?
When was the Human Rights Act?
When was the launch of the euro in nine states of the EU but not Britain?
When was the devolved parliaments for Scotland and Wales established?
When was the NATO bombing campaign expels Serb forces from Kosovo?
When was the intervention by British forces to stabalise Sierra Leone?
When was the labour election victory with big majority?
When was the Al Qaeda attacks on New York, 9/11?
When was the NATO invasion of Afghanistan and overthrow of the Taliban?
When was the UN resolution directed against WMD in Iraq?
When was the invasion of Iraq by US led coalition forces?
When was the Iain Duncan-Smith replaced as Conservative leader by Michael Howard?
When was the publication of the Hutton Report?
When was the expansion of EU to include Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia?
When was the third successive election victory for Blair and Labour?
When did David Cameron becomes Conservative leader?
When were 56 people killed by terror attacks in London, 7/7?
When was the G8 summit at Heil igendamm?
When was the agreement on power sharing government for Northern Ireland?
When was the resignation of Blair and Gordon Brown becomes Prime minister?
When was the growing financial crisis heralded by collapse of Northern Rock?