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1970
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IRA splits to form 'Provisionals'

1973
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Britain joins EEC

1974
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President Richard Nixon resigns after the Watergate hearings

1975
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Cambodia falls to Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge
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1979
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Margaret Thatcher elected first woman Prime Minister
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1971
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Decimal currency introduced in the UK


1970
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Boeing 747 introduced

1973
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Prototype of the internet developed

1974
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Intel introduce the microprocessor

1977
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Fibre optics first used in telephone systems

1978
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First 'test tube' baby born
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1972
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Francis Ford Coppola directs The Godfather

1976
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National Theatre opens

1977
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Sex Pistols release Anarchy in the UK

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1977
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Woody Allen directs Annie Hall


1973
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LBC launched as first commercial radio station


1972
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NPG establishes department of Film and Photography

1972
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Polaroid introduces the SX-70 camera and one step instant photography

1978
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Konica introduce first auto focus camera

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Richard Avedon

Arnold Newman

Mary Ellen Mark

Terry O'Neill

Helmut Newton



 
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