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#OnThisDay 1983: A new fortnightly magazine aimed at teenage girls, called ‘Just Seventeen’ was launched.
#OnThisDay 1972: Tomorrow's World reported on a newfangled way to pay for your shopping - the credit card.
#Onthisday 1970: Wendy Carlos demonstrated how to synthesise electronic noise into musical sound.
"Tonight you'll watch Barcelona against Newcastle United in the European Super League." In this clip from 1994, Standing Room Only made some big predictions about the future of football in the year 2004. #SuperLeague
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#OnThisDay 1977: Thanks for the Memory - The Viewer's View asked people what they thought about television. This woman was likely approached for a snappy vox pop, but ended up delivering something closer to a dramatic monologue. Fantastic stuff.