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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionOld Low's Almanack - 1961
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date31 Dec 1960
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptJanuary
Football nationalised. Players demand shorter games
February
Polaris sub. based at Loch Ness, monster strikes
Unfair
March
TV licences raised to £5. ITV declares record profits
April
K offers to join NATO, providing he gets Narstad's job.
May
Bandits steal Scotland Yard's pay packets
June
Dag runs off Congo premiership in heats
July
Common Market won't join Macmillan, so Macmillan joins Common Market
Dominions
August
Art boom breaks. Investors suicide. Picasso arrested.
September
De Gaulle explodes French Blimp in Algeria. Protests.
October Mao occupies Everest to save yeti from colonialism.
November
Sun-ray announced. Bombs declared obsolete.
Down with the sun
Down with hydrogen
December
Thomson takes over "The Times."
Person DepictedMacmillan; Harold (Maurice Harold) (1894-1986); 1st Earl of Stockton
Picasso; Pablo (1881-1973)
Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)
Norstad; Lauris (1907-1988)
Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971)
Mao; Zedong (1893-1976)
Thomson; Roy Herbert (1894-1976); Lord
SubjectsAlgeria
China
Conservative Party
Demonstrations
European Union
France
Loch Ness monster
Mount Everest
NATO
Nationalization
Polaris
Profits
Russia
Scotland
Scotland Yard
The Sun
Times
almanacks
art
football
investment
price rises
prime ministers
television licences
wages
yeti
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
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GB/BCA/497Macmillan; Harold (Maurice Harold) (1894-1986); 1st Earl of Stockton1894-1986   
GB/BCA/596Picasso; Pablo (1881-1973)1881-1973   
GB/BCA/193Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)1890-1970   
GB/BCA/2017Norstad; Lauris (1907-1988)1907-1988   
GB/BCA/460Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971)1894-1971   
GB/BCA/503Mao; Zedong (1893-1976)1893-1976   
GB/BCA/1443Thomson; Roy Herbert (1894-1976); Lord1894-1976   
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