Rossendale Free Press



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

A 1 The Olympic Games took place in London

2 Gérard Depardieu was born

3 Ernest Bevin signed a treaty of alliance with Iraq’s Salih


4 Aviation pioneer Orville Wright died

B 1 Star Wars was released

2 Elvis Presley died

3 The last Orient Express travelled to Istanbul from Paris 4 Red Rum galloped to a third Grand National victory

C 1 Cigarette advertisin­g was banned on British TV 2 Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple opened on Broadway 3 Julie Andrews won Best Actress in the Oscars

4 Sir Winston Churchill died

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