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A Sainsbury's Photographic Exhibition
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1981
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IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands dies

1982
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Falklands War
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1989
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The Fall of the Berlin Wall
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1981
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AIDS virus identified

1981
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Brixton riots, Toxteth riots, Liverpool
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1984-5
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Miner's strike

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1985
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Live Aid concert
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1986
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GCSE replaces 'O'levels

1987
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First conviction on basis of genetic finger printing


1981
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IBM introduce the PC

1982
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CD (laser discs) launched

1983
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Apple introduce computer mouse

1984
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Apple market the Macintosh computer

1989
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Open access world wide web developed


1981
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David Puttnam produces Chariots of Fire

1985
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Saatchi Gallery opens in London

1988
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Salman Rushdie publishes The Satanic Verses


1982
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Channel 4 launched

1989
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Sky TV launches 1st UK satellite TV service


1981
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Sony demonstrate first still video camera

1983
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National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford (UK) founded

1989
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150th anniversary of the invention of photography

Photographers

Martin Parr

Cindy Sherman

Annie Leibovitz

Robert Mapplethorpe

Brian Griffin



 
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