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On This Day – 27 August

Posted on: Tue 27 Aug 2019

On This Day;

In 1950, the BBC held their first transmission of a TV programme live from Europe.

In 1960, Australian swimmer John Devitt controversially wins the 100m freestyle gold medal at the Rome Olympics.

In 1965, the Beatles spend an evening with Elvis Presley.

Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis discuss these events from history.

Produced by Tom Mann

Image Sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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