The fol­low­ing events all oc­curred in liv­ing mem­ory. Can you guess the year?

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A 1 Bri­tain for­mally recog­nised Maoist China 2 The Bri­tish gov­ern­ment ended soap ra­tioning 3 Uruguay won the World Cup for the sec­ond time 4 Scot­tish na­tion­al­ists stole the Coro­na­tion Stone from West­min­ster B 1 Sir Clive Sin­clair launched the C5 2 Bri­tain with­drew from UN­ESCO 3 In Ire­land, shop sales of con­tra­cep­tives were le­galised 4 In Colom­bia, the Ne­vado del Ruiz vol­cano erupted, killing more than 20,000 peo­ple C 1 The Bol­shoi Bal­let cel­e­brated its 200th birth­day 2 Amer­ica’s two Vik­ing space­craft landed on Mars 3 Bri­tain and Ice­land signed an agree­ment to end the third Cod War 4 Chris Evert de­feated Evonne Goolagong Caw­ley in the Wim­ble­don women’s sin­gles fi­nal

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