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'1977'

  • Police in Macclesfield shoot dead an escaped prisoner after he kills four people in Chesterfield

  • The Space Shuttle, destined to be America's spacecraft of the 1980s, makes itsmaiden flight on top of a Boeing 747

  • Queen celebrates Silver Jubilee

  • Government promises referendums on devolution in Scotland and Wales

  • Red Rum becomes first horse to win Grand National three times

  • Colour TV licences go up to 21, black and white to 9

  • Average house price in London and the South East is 16,731

  • Elvis Presley dies at 42, at his home in Graceland, Memphis

  • Police seek help in hunt for Yorkshire Ripper

  • Industrial action blacks out state opening of Parliament

  • Charlie Chaplin dies at his home in Switzerland, aged 88



 
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