Saturday 4 April 2020

On this day: 4th April

(75 years ago)
In 1945, the Soviet Red Army expelled the last German forces from Hungary and the country was liberated, paving the way for the Soviet occupation of Hungary. It became a communist country and part of the Eastern Bloc until 1989.

(25 years ago)
In 1995, British radio DJ, comedian and TV entertainer, Kenny Everett died from an AIDS related illness aged 50 (The Kenny Everett Video Show and The Kenny Everett Television Show). He was particularly known for his zany humour, characters and sketches.

Famous birthdays
Dave Hill – Guitarist with 70s/80s glam rock band Slade, 74
Derek Thompson – Northern Irish actor, best known as Charlie Fairhead in BBC’s long running serial drama Casualty, 72
Cherie Lunghi – English Film, TV and Theatre actress, 68
Jonathan Agnew – BBC radio cricket commentator and former county cricketer. Familiarly known as “Aggers”, 60

In future, this blog will be produced on a weekly basis under the title “In this week -…………”

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