P671 Teletext 671 Oct11 21:54:01       ————————————————————————————  THE PRICE OF PROHIBITION   Oct 10, 1928: New York "speakeasy" owners face murder charges if their illegal hooch is found to be poisonous, Mayor Jimmy Walker has warned. Bootlegged whisky, contaminated with  wood alcohol, has already claimed  518 lives this year.   Politicians are concerned at   the growing gangsterism that   "the noble experiment" of   Prohibition has generated. ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— Get out and about with Gadabout 672 HOLIDAY IN THE STATES? p222 ITV Gadabout Fit VFM TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Oct11 21:50:01       ————————————————————————————  LONDON TO PARIS ON ONE TRAIN   Oct 12, 1936: A new train ferry service between Dover and Dunkirk was launched today at a cost of £1 million. Passengers will be able to travel from London to Paris on the same sleeping car without changing to different transport on either side.   Trains will leave  Victoria station at  10pm arriving in Paris  at 8.55am the next day. ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Are you fit for anything? 673 FERRY LATEST p197 ITV Gadabout Fit VFM TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Oct11 21:50:00       ————————————————————————————  UN PLAN FOR WORLD PEACE   Oct 9, 1944: The United Nations, a new worldwide organisation for preserving peace, will be set up after the war.  The Big Four of Britain, the  US, China and Russia, with  France joining later, will  have permanent seats.   All peace-loving nations  will be invited to join  and the organisation will  have a Security Council. ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Are you getting value for money? 674 HOLIDAY ABROAD p210 ITV Gadabout Fit VFM TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Oct11 21:51:01       ————————————————————————————  MISS FERRIER'S SAD FAREWELL   Oct 8, 1953: The career of a greatly loved singer was cut short when British contralto Kathleen Ferrier died from cancer at the age of 42. Her uniquely rich and moving voice will best be remembered for the song  "Blow The Wind Southerly".   Miss Ferrier's opera career  only began in 1946. Before that  she was a switchboard operator.  ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Lost touch with a loved one? 675 FANCY A NIGHT AT THE OPERA? p636 Gadabout Fit VFM TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Oct11 21:51:01       ————————————————————————————  UNCLE HO BACK IN HANOI   Oct 10, 1954: Ho Chi Minh, the Communist leader who has been in hiding for eight years,  returned to a red Hanoi.   Uncle Ho shunned fanfare,  leaving the celebrations  to the military.   Soldiers marched through  sectors that France  evacuated only yesterday.   ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Trace your Service Pals 676 HOLIDAY INDEX p200 ITV Gadabout Fit VFM TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Oct11 21:51:00       ————————————————————————————  KRUSCHEV BRINGS UN TO HEEL   Oct 12, 1960: Two weeks ago, the UN General Assembly saw a furious Nikita Kruschev heckle and thump his desk at Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. Today, the Russian leader cemented his reputation as a firebrand by waving his shoe in the air. Smashing it on the desk, he called the Phillippine delegate a  jerk and "American stooge".   ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— NEXT WEEK: Lady Chatterley on trial... WESTMINSTER WATCH p325 ITV Gadabout Fit VFM TV Plus
P671 Teletext 671 Oct11 21:50:10       ————————————————————————————  CHE GUEVARA SHOT DEAD   October 9, 1967: Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Argentine-born hero of Latin American revolutionaries, was shot dead in the jungle by Bolivian troops.   Six other guerrillas, including  five Cubans, were also killed.   Che, a 39-year-old firebrand,  was formerly the confidant of  Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Now  his body is on public display.  ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— Fifty Plus index 670 It's Your Life 480 WHAT'S ON AT YOUR CINEMA? p610 Gadabout Fit VFM TV Plus