FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018
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.
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.
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.
Why does Snoop Dogg use an umbrella? For drizzle.
Courteney, 54 Nadine, 33 Helen, 55