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• neWs

1988 The Car­di­nal of Turin con­firmed re­ports that the Turin shroud, be­lieved to carry the im­print of Christ, was a hoax. It had been sci­en­tif­i­cally dated to the Mid­dle Ages.

1992 The Booker Prize was jointly awarded to Michael On­daatje for The English Pa­tient and Barry Unsworth for Sa­cred Hunger.

2001 Anti-war pro­test­ers demon­strated in Lon­don against the mil­i­tary strikes on Afghanistan – 20,000 peo­ple turned out.

2010 The Copi­apo min­ing ac­ci­dent in Chile came to an end as all 33 min­ers ar­rived at the sur­face af­ter sur­viv­ing a record 69 days un­der­ground await­ing res­cue.

• mU­sic

1997 Chris Evans started his break­fast show on Vir­gin Ra­dio, while Kevin Green­ing and Zoe Ball be­gan theirs on Ra­dio 1. 1999 A three-day auc­tion of Elvis Pres­ley’s be­long­ings raised more than $5 mil­lion (£3.1m) for a home­less hous­ing project in Las Ve­gas.

• nUm­ber ones

2016 James Arthur: Say You Won’t Let Go 2015 Justin Bieber: What Do You Mean? 2014 Me­gan Trainor All About That Bass

• birtHs

1934 nana moUsk­oUri, 83,

Greek singer.

1941 paUL si­mon, 76, Singer/ song­writer. One half of Si­mon and Gar­funkel.

1959 marie os­monD, 58,

Amer­i­can singer.

• DeatHs

1996 berYL reiD, Bri­tish ac­tress.

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