P667 Teletext 667 Oct30 21:05:06    ———————————————————————————————  NEW AIRPORT FOR LONDON   Oct 31, 1935: Britain will have the most advanced airport in Europe when Gatwick opens in two months' time. The airport will have its  own station on the main  London to Brighton line.   It will also have shops and air conditioning, and air traffic control will be able to handle six aircraft at a time. ——————————————————————————————————1/7——  Education 660 GATWICK FLIGHT ARRIVALS p290 ITV Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct30 21:00:00    ———————————————————————————————  MONTY'S EL ALAMEIN TRIUMPH   Oct 30, 0842: When Gen Montgomery took over the Eighth Army he promised to hit the Afrika Corps for six — and he has. Rommel was in a German sanatorium when Monty struck at El Alamein a week ago. He rushed back to the front, and threw in his reserves.   But Monty has clawed deep  into German defences and  inflicted severe f—lbge on s1÷5ss Rommel's panzer divisions.  ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Teacher's guide to Teletext 662 SERVICE PALS p682 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct30 21:01:05    ———————————————————————————————  MARGARET'S WEDDING IS OFF   Oct 31, 1955: Princess Margaret has decided not to marry Captain Peter Townsend, who is divorced, after all. She said in a statement that "mindful of the Church's teaching" she had put her duty first.  Capt Townsend  was equerry to  the Princess's  late father.   ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Want your career to take off 674 IT'S YOUR LIFE! p410 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct30 21:01:10    ———————————————————————————————  CLOSE SHAVE IN CUBA   Oct 28, 1962: The world stepped back from the brink of nuclear war when Mr Kruschev promised Russian missiles in Cuba would be dismantled. In return, President Kennedy promised the US would not invade Cuba and would lift its blockade.   The super-powers have been  head-to-head for a week in a  game of nuclear poker as the  rest of the world looks on.  ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Education news 661 TODAY'S PRAYER p687 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct30 21:02:30    ———————————————————————————————  WE NEVER CLOSED UNTIL NOW   Oct 31, 1964: The Windmill Theatre, whose proud boast was "We Never Closed" during the wartime Blitz, has been forced to do just that.   Permissiveness has done what  Hitler couldn't. Its nude  shows are thought passe  in the Swinging Sixties.   Peter Sellers and  Tony Hancock worked GIRLS! GIRLS! at the theatre.  ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— NEXT WEEK: Even wives can read Lady C TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct30 21:00:41    ———————————————————————————————  MBE-ATLES GET THEIR GONGS   Oct 26, 1965: The Beatles went to Buckingham Palace to receive their MBEs and proved that not even the Royal household is immune from Beatlemania. Thousands of screaming fans greeted them as they swept through the  gates in a Rolls-Royce.   The Queen reportedly asked  how long they had been  together. Quipped Ringo:  "Forty years". ——  —————————————————————6/7—— Keep up with Keyboard 664 TAKE OFF TO PLANET SOUND p480 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140
P667 Teletext 667 Oct30 21:04:12    ———————————————————————————————  DISEASE KILLS SIX MILLION ELMS   Oct 30, 1975: The face of rural Britain is being transformed by Dutch elm disease. More than six million elms have been destroyed.   The disease was first  noticed in England in  the late 1960s.   So far confined to  Southern England, the  disease appears to be    advancing northwards.   ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— Keep up with Keyboard 664 GO ON! GO GREEN p160 Digitiser Frame It Write It Club 140