A Year To Remember - 1979
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In this episode: - The Shah of Iran is driven into exile- The end of 30 years of hostility between Egypt and Israel- Top Tory MP Airey Neave dies in IRA car bomb- The annual university boat race- The deposed Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is hanged- Thatcher becomes prime minister
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