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On This Day – 7 August

Posted on: Mon 7 Aug 2017

Shakespeare’s first ever performance of Macbeth happened on this day in 1606, performed for the King James I,  the play was said to be cursed when the boy actor, Hal Berrigde, who was set to play Lady Macbeth, died from illness.

Meanwhile on this day, the 1856 British Guiana postal Stamp sold for $48,000 breaking the world record for the first time.

The Apollo 15 returned to Earth in 1971, which was the first mission to use the ‘Moon Buggy’.

Tom Mann joins breakfast producer Zoe Kounadis to tell us more.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image Sourced: Flickr

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