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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1964 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:
California Gold Rush Begins - 1848, Battle of Spion Kop - 1900, Beatles Sign for Epstein - 1962, Winston Churchill dies - 1965

Famous and historic events from 1964

1st Edition of the Sun
Beatles appear on Ed Sullivan show
Beatles release Cant Buy Me Love
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Published
First Edition of Match of the Day
Forth Road Bridge Opened
Fred Trueman First Test Bowler to 300 Wickets
Last Executions in Britain
Launch of BBC2
Mods and Rockers Battle
The Beatles arrive in America

Famous Britons born in 1964
Alistair McGowan
Bill Bailey
Boris Johnson
Christopher Eccleston
Craig Charles
David Baddiel
Gregg Wallace
Harry Hill
Jane Horrocks
John Parrott
Kathy Burke
Lee Dixon
Liz McColgan
Milton Jones
Nigel Benn
Nigel Farage
Robson Green
Ross Kemp
Shane Richie
Sian Williams

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Brit Quote:
If I wasnt an actor I would probably be a psychopath - Terence Stamp
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On this day:
California Gold Rush Begins - 1848, Battle of Spion Kop - 1900, Beatles Sign for Epstein - 1962, Winston Churchill dies - 1965
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