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This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned




This week, 42 years ago, the Birmingham Pub Bombings took place. On November 21, 1974, bombs were planted in two Birmingham pubs – the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town. The explosions killed 21 people and injured 182 others.

Six men – the so-called ‘Birmingham Six’ – were jailed for life for the bombings but were released 16 years later, in 1991, when their convictions were quashed by the Court Of

Appeal.


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