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Artist or CreatorKeith Waite
Title or CaptionSome prophetic highlights of 1969
Extent1 item
Published byThe Sun
Date01 Jan 1969
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptEverybody out!
With Mao flu
Industry: Following legislation against strikes entire working population catches Mao flu simultaneously. Threat of legislation against Mao flu.
The Moon; More interesting close-ups of lunar surface released by U.S. space agency. Russians say they do not intend to race Americans to moon unless they happen to get there first.
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GPO
Down with the Post
Public unrest: 5d post increased to 7d. All letters now guaranteed to arrive the day before posting.
Peace!
Vietnam: Big news from Paris talks - peace declared between United States and South Vietnamese delegates.
Person DepictedMao; Zedong (1893-1976)
NotesNews (28th Dec) Industry welcomed the proposal that workers could draw sickness benefit due to Hongkong flu without producing certificates. News (28th Dec) The Apollo 8 mission had a safe splashdown and the crew were taken on board the ship Yorktown. News (30th Dec) Increases in postal charges in 1969 were feared. (The Times Index, Nov-Dec 1968)
Subjectspolice officers
influenza
factories
Earth
Apollo
Russia
footsteps
elephants
moon
protests
bricks
price rises
postal workers
postboxes
newspapers
Paris
soldiers
Vietnam
USA
peace talks
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