FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Our front page celebrated the historic lifting of the Iron Curtain as the Berlin Wall opened, ending 44 years of division between the Eastern Bloc and Western Europe.
75 YEARS AGO (1942)
Germans forces took control of Vichy France in response to Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of French North Africa.
22 YEARS AGO (1995)
Writer and human rights activist Ken Saro-wiwa and eight other political prisoners were executed in Nigeria despite worldwide protests.
Actor Hugh Bonneville is 54. Ex-formula 1 driver Eddie Irvine is 52. Composer Ennio Morricone is 89. Actress Mackenzie Phillips is 58. And many happy returns to Mirror reader John Kennard from Coventry who is 80 today.
10am London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park hosts The Better Games 2017 – an Olympic-style event for the over-60s.
10.40am London City Hall’s Annual Service of Remembrance.
7pm Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the Labour North Gala Dinner at Gateshead’s Hilton Hotel.
8pm England take on Germany in a football friendly at Wembley.
Live on ITV1 from 7.30pm.
I had a job tying sausages together but I couldn’t make ends meet.
Bonneville, 54 Irvine, 52