TODAY: TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018
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On this day 74 YEARS AGO (1944)
Our front page revealed details of the list of war criminals wanted to stand trial after the war. The “grimmest dossier in history” contained 50,000 names.
67 YEARS AGO (1951)
The British sub Affray went missing off the Isle of Wight with 75 crew. It was later found sunk. A battery blast may have been to blame.
57 YEARS AGO (1961)
1,400 CIA-trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba at the Bay of Pigs to overthrow Fidel Castro’s new government. They were defeated and jailed.
Fashion designer Victoria Beckham is 44. Actress Jennifer Garner is 46. Tennis
Tsonga is 33. And many happy returns to Mirror readers
Lilian Allen from Lewes, East Sussex, who is 96 and Alec
Richards from Meopham, Kent, who turns 95 today.
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9am Gtr Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham addresses the Creative and Cultural Skills conference at The Lowry in Salford Quays.
10.30am Brittany Kaiser, formerly of Cambridge Analytica, appears before the Dept of Culture Media and Sport committee on fake news at Westminster.
6pm Tina – The Tina Turner Musical’s opening night at London’s Aldwych Theatre.
How many opticians does it take to change a lightbulb? Is it one or two? One...or two?