Rossendale Free Press



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

A 1. Prince Edward left the Royal Marines

2. Coventry City won their only major trophy, the FA Cup

3. Boris Yeltsin was sacked by Gorbachev

4. Six of the seven oaks in Sevenoaks were flattened by the Great Storm

B 1. Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert won Wimbledon

2. The national police computer went into operation

3. Mikhail Baryshniko­v defected to Canada

4. Kate Moss was born

C 1. Stalin’s corpse was removed from Lenin’s mausoleum in Red Square

2. The birth control pill became available on the NHS

3. Gary Player won the US Masters by a single stroke

4. Indian troops captured Goa from Portuguese rule

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