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Enoch Powell on London street
Striding out near his London home in South Eaton Place is Mr Enoch Powell, Conservative MP for Wolverhampton South-West, whose controversial speech on race relations in Birmingham has led to his dismissal from Mr Edward Heath's Shadow Cabinet. * A statement from Mr Heath said that he told Mr Powell that he considered the speech "racialist in tone and liable to exacerbate racial tensions..." 31/12/98 Personal papers belonging to Prime Minister Harold Wilson show officials were worried about public unrest surrounding the decision by Attorney General Elwyn Jones not to pursue the maverick Tory defence spokesman for inciting racial hatred in April, 1968. Downing Street was anxious to "play it cool" over the announcement that Enoch Powell was to escape prosecution for his notorious River of Blood speech, it emerged in papers released by the Public Records Office under the 30 year rule.
Concorde takes off maiden flight
MARCH 2: On March 2nd 1969, Concorde made its maiden flight. The Anglo-French plane took off from Toulouse and was in the air for 27 minutes before the pilot made the decision to land. The BA concorde flew its last scheduled flight on Friday 24 October 2003. Impressive picture as the mighty Concorde 002, British prototype of the Anglo-French supersonic airliner project, takes off from Filton, Bristol, on her maiden flight.
Entertainment - Sir Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh and Marilyn Monroe - London Airport
Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe gets two farewell kisses on both cheeks from actor Sir Laurence Olivier and his actress wife Vivien Leigh at London Airport. Miss Monroe was about to board a Pan American liner with her husband, American playwright Arthur Miller, to fly back to the United States after making her first British film 'The Sleeping Prince', with Sir Laurence at Pinewood Studios.