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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1960 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:
Great Storm Kills 10,000 - 1703, HMS Bulwark Explodes in Medway - 1914, Brinks Mat Robbery - 1983

Famous and historic events from 1960

1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched
1st episode of Coronation St screened
Fire Claims 19 Glasgow Firefighters
First Traffic Wardens in London
Penguin Wins Lady Chatterley Case

Famous Britons born in 1960
Anthea Turner
Ben Bradshaw
Carol McGiffin
Carol Vorderman
Caroline Quentin
Colin Firth
Damon Hill
Gary Lineker
Gary Rhodes
Hugh Grant
Ian Hislop
Ian Rankin
Jack McConnell
Jacqueline Gold
Jenny Eclair
Jeremy Clarkson
John Galliano
John Richmond
John Taylor
Jonathan Agnew
Jonathan Ross
Kenneth Branagh
Kim Wilde
Kristin Scott-Thomas
Leslie Ash
Linford Christie
Mary Portas
Mick Hucknall
Neil Gaiman
Nigella Lawson
Pete Tong
Peter Charles
Phil Taylor
Robert Peston
Simon Fuller
Steve Cram
Terry Christian
Tony Hawks

Recommended Books:

A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. - Sir Francis Bacon
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On this day:
Great Storm Kills 10,000 - 1703, HMS Bulwark Explodes in Medway - 1914, Brinks Mat Robbery - 1983
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