P671 Teletext 671 Jun19 11:00:01       ————————————————————————————  AMA$DZR TAKES THE OPEN   June 25, 1926: Bobby Jones, a 25-year- old American lawyer, became the first amateur to win the Open since 1897.   Golf's greatest event was held at  Lytham St Anne's on the Lancashire  coast for the first time.   Jones's total of 291 led a    quartet of Americans - the   others all professionals -   to the top four places.   ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— Get out and about with Gadabout 672 ALL THE SPORTS HEADLINES p130 ITV Gadabout Fit Money TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Jun19 11:00:00       ————————————————————————————  KING KONG RULES   June 20, 1933: King Kong, the Hollywood film in which the central character is a giant gorilla, is keeping cinemagoers on the edge of their seats.  The gorilla falls in love  with a 5ft blonde played by  Fay Wray, a good screamer.   The latest special effects  are used for the final  scene where Kong climbs  the Empire State Building.  ———————————————————————2/7—— Are you fit for anything? 673 WHAT'S ON AT YOUR CINEMA p610 Gadabout Fit Money TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Jun19 11:00:13       ————————————————————————————  DE GAULLE URGES RESISTANCE   June 19, 1940: General de Gaulle, a little-known armoured warfare expert, is emerging as his country's centre of resistance to Germany.  Following the fall of France,  hd spoke to his countrymen  over the BBC last night.   de Gaulle, an immensely tall  imperious officer, said: "The  flame of French resistance  must not go out."  ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Tightfisted tips from Superscrooge 674 TRACE YOUR SERVICE PALS p676 Gadabout Fit Money TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Jun19 11:01:13       ————————————————————————————  KOREAN CONFLICT IGNITES   June 25, 1950: Communist North Korea today invaded the independent southern half of this divided nation. The invasion came without warning.  Troops and tanks stormed  over the frontier, while  landing craft placed troops  behind South Korean lines.   The shock of the attack is  ringing around the world. KOREA ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Lost touch with a loved one? 675 WORLDWIDE HOLIDAYS p224 ITV Gadabout Fit Money TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Jun19 11:11:05       ————————————————————————————  CHRISTIE TO HANG   June 25, 1953: John Christie was  sentenced to death for the murder  of four women, including his wife,  Ethel. All had been strangled.   Three of the bodies were hidden  behind a false wall at his home,  10 Rillington Place. His wife  was under the floorboards.   The bespectacled transport clerk  admitted the murders and told  police of three other killings.  ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Trace your Service Pals 676 JOIN CRIMESTOPPERS p347 ITV Gadabout Fit Money TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Jun19 11:10:11       ————————————————————————————  LOREN ON BIGAMY CHARGE   June 25, 1962: Film star Sophia Loren and her producer husband Carlo Ponti are to be charged with bigamy, a Rome magistrate has announced. The couple married by proxy in Mexico five years ago after Ponti obtained a divorce there from his first wife.   But Italian law does not  recognise divorce and   regards Ponti as still  being married. ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— NEXT WEEK: Ich bin ein Berliner... WHAT'S ON AT YOUR CINEMA? p610 Gadabout Fit Money TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Jun19 11:10:01       ————————————————————————————  HANCOCK'S LAST HOUR   June 24, 1968: Tony Hancock, 44, one of Britain's most gifted comedians, killed himself in a Sydney hotel room today. His radio show Hancock's Half Hour,  cult listening during the   early Fifties, successfuly   switched to TV in 1956.     But Hancock thought he could  do it all and the comic genius  committed professional suicide  long before his actual suicide. ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— Fifty Plus index 670 It's Your Life 480 WHAT'S ON TV? p410 Gadabout Fit Money TV Plus