P667 Teletext 667 Apr13 21:27:30    ———————————————————————————————  DANCE CRAZE SWEEPS AMERICA  N April 14, 1923: The growing craze for marathon dancing in mid-America is taxing United States legal minds. Youngsters are endangering life and limb for handsome prize  money. One couple collapsed  after dancing for 45 hours.   Police stoppfd a Baltimore  marathon after 55 hours. In  Cleveland a girl's ankles  swelled to twice their size ——————————————————————————————————1/7——  Education 660 CHECK OUT THE GIG GUIDE p480 Connect Frame it Write it Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Apr13 21:01:10    ———————————————————————————————  BRITAIN'S BUILDING BOOM  N April 6, 1934: Nearly two million new homes have been built in Britain in the last 10 years, official figures reveal. Many of them have been bought with the aid of building societies who last year advanced a record £100 million to house-buyers.  Plans have been announced  to build 285,000 council   homes by 1938, giving   jobs to 110,000 men.   ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Teacher's guide to Teletext 662 HAVE YOU SEEN PROPERTY PLUS? p544 Connect Frame it Write it Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Apr13 21:14:00    ———————————————————————————————  LABOUR DREADNOUGHT DIES  N April 14, 1951: Labour dreadnought Ernest Bevin, whose wartime cabinet role contributed as much to victory as anyone bar Churchill, died aged 70. From childhood drudgery he rose to become Britain's most powerful  trade union leader.   His wartime mobilisation of 22  million troops and workers  ranks among his  great achievements. ——————————————————————————————————3'7—— Want your career to take off? 655 'FSTMINSTER WATCH p325 ITV Connect Frame it Write it Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Apr13 21:10:21    ———————————————————————————————  ROCKET SET TO ROCKET  N April 12, 1954: Bill Haley and The Comets, billed as America's "Rockingest Rhythm Group", look set to rocket up the charts with their latest record. 'f're Gonna Rock Around The Clock incorporates their special sound, a driving rhythm-and-blues dance beat.  It has already brought  success to the 29-year-  old former country and  western singer. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Keep up with Keyboard 664 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT! p400 Connect Frame it Write it Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Apr13 21:22:11    ———————————————————————————————  CND MARCH ON ALDERMASTON  N April 7, 1958: Over 12,000 supporters of the new Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament attended a rally at the Atomic 'japons Research Establishment. A hard-core of 600 spent the Easter weekend walking the entire 50 miles from London to Aldermaston.   A skiffle band played When The  Saints Go Marching In as the  marchers arrived. The protest  passed off peacefully.  ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Education news 661 GO ON! GO GREEN! p160 Connect Frame it Write it Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Apr13 21:20:50    ———————————————————————————————  HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR LOVE  N April 9, 1968: More than 150,000 pdople followed the body of Dr Martin Luther King to burial in Atlanta today. The black civil rights  leader was shot dead  by an unknown assassin  in Memphis last week.  His widow played a tape of his last sermon. Anticipating his own death, Dr King asked to be remembered because he "gave his life for love". ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— NEXT DEK: Sex education in schools.. TODAY'S PRAYER p687 Connect Frame it Write it Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Apr13 21:05:00    ———————————————————————————————  END OF THE ABBEY ROAD FOR FABS  N April 9, 1970: The Beatles, who for many young people were the most influential phenomenon of the last decade, have dissolved the partnership.  The Fab Four turned from  musical pioneers into  squabbling businessmen.   Songwriting partners  Lennon and McCartney, in  particular, have not  been happy for some time. ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— Schools index 660 TAKE OFF FOR PLANET SOUND p480 Connect Frame it Write it Club 140