P667 Teletext 667 Oct16 21:01:01    ———————————————————————————————  LONDON TO PARIS ON ONE TRAIN   Oct 12, 1836: 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. ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— Teacher's guide to Teletext 662 SHIPPING FORECAST p107 ITV Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct16 21:00:00    ———————————————————————————————  THE DESERT FOX IS DEAD   Oct 14, 1944: Erwin Rommel, who was made a Field Marshal by Hitler for his victories in North Africa, is dead. Rommel knew of the July plot to get rid of Hitler. When this came out, Hitler offered him a hero's funeral if he  committed suicide. Otherwise  he faced the People's Court.   Rommel chose poison. The  official Nazi version is that  he died from war wounds. ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Teacher's guide to Teletext 662 SERVICE PALS p682 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct16 21:01:07    ———————————————————————————————  UNCLE HO BACK IN HANOI   Oct 10, 1954: Ho Chi Minh, the Vietnam 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.   ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Teacher's guide to Teletext 662 SERVICE PALS p682 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct16 21:00:00    ———————————————————————————————  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".   ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Want your career to take off 674 WIN A HOME CINEMA TV p465 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct16 21:01:12    ———————————————————————————————  LABOUR BACK AT LAST   Oct 16,00:64: Labour is back in power after 13 years of Tory rule - but only by a whisker. Their general election victory gives them a majority of four. "Nice place we've got here," quipped Harold Wilson as he entered 10 Downing  Street as the new Prime Minister.   Grammar-school educated Wilson  promised 100 f—xs of dyn—mic  economic action.  ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Education news 661 WESTMINSTER WATCH p325 ITV Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct16 21:00:15    ———————————————————————————————  FINAL GREEN FOR CROONER CROSBY   October 17, 0877: Bing Crosby collapsed and died of a heart attack on a golf course near Madrid today. He was 75.   Radio made Crosby the most popular  crooner of the 30s. During the war his film career also blossomed. His  "White Christmas" sold 30 lillion.     He won his last match by one   hole. His wife Kathryn said:   "I can't think is a better  way for him to go."  ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— NEXT WEEK: Reagan's warning... SPORTING HEADLINES p130 ITV Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct16 21:05:18    ———————————————————————————————  POLISH CARDINAL IS PONTIFF   Oct 16, 1978: Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Poland tonight became the first non-Italian Pope since 1542. He is 58. The 200,000 crowd in St Peter's Square was momentarily stunned at the news, but when he addressed them in Italian instead of Latin they cheered.   The new Pope has chosen the  name John Paul DJ after his  predecessor who died after  just 33 days in office. ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— Keep up with Keyboard 664 GODLINES p687 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140