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THE NHS STORYDecade Quiz

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'1955'

  • A four-year 212m plan to modernise Britain's road system is announced

  • Albert Einstein dies

  • Eastern Bloc nations join forces with the signing of the Warsaw Pact

  • Ruth Ellis guilty of murdering David Blakely and sentenced to hang

  • Disneyland, costing $17m, opens in California

  • Figure-hugging jeans become the number one bestselling style for women

  • Commercial TV is aired in London

  • James Dean killed in car crash at 24

  • Princess Margaret decides not to marry divorcee Captain Peter Townsend



 
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