FRI­DAY, JUNE 15, 2018

Daily Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - NEWS -

We re­ported the Falk­lands War cease­fire af­ter Ar­gen­tine troops “broke from their po­si­tions and fled”, en­abling UK forces to break through.

47 YEARS AGO (1971)

Ed­u­ca­tion Sec­re­tary Mar­garet Thatcher ended free school milk for over-sev­ens, earn­ing the nick­name “Thatcher the milk snatcher”.

41 YEARS AGO (1977)

Spain held its first elec­tions since 1936. King Juan Car­los ruled dur­ing the tran­si­tion to democ­racy af­ter dic­ta­tor Gen­eral Franco died in 1975.

Birth­days

Friends ac­tress Courteney Cox is 54. She plays drums and pi­ano. Girls Aloud star Na­dine Coyle is 33. She owns a pub in Cal­i­for­nia. As Good as it Gets ac­tress He­len Hunt is 55. In 1998 she won an Os­car, Emmy and Golden Globe. And many happy re­turns to Mir­ror reader Mandy Calve­ley from Wir­ral, Mersey­side, 50 to­day.

To­day’s events

Noon Memo­rial ser­vice for Pro­fes­sor Stephen Hawk­ing at West­min­ster Abbey.

4.30pm Sec­ond day of the US Open golf tour­na­ment at Shin­necock Hills, Long Is­land.

5pm Bey­once and Jay-z per­form at the O2 Arena in Lon­don.

7pm Spain play Por­tu­gal in the World Cup in Sochi. Cov­er­age starts on BBC1 at 6.20pm.

To­day’s gig­gle

Why does Snoop Dogg use an um­brella? For driz­zle.

Courteney, 54 Na­dine, 33 He­len, 55

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