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#OnThisDay 1979: BBC News explained the mysterious markings that had started appearing on supermarket products.
#OnThisDay 1975: "We've been together now, car and I, for over half a century... most of it was fun." Fyfe Robertson proposed that as cars improved, driving conditions got worse.
#OnThisDay 1965: The British public were not impressed at the idea of having to memorise telephone numbers.
#OnThisDay 1950: George Bernard Shaw - "that regular achiever of birthdays" - reached his 94th, to the dismay of his overburdened postman.
#OnThisDay 1976: John Hornsby made the 22-mile commute to work in a canoe. Was he London's first ever 'canoe-ter'?
Kate Bush was born #OnThisDay in 1958. She talked to Delia Smith in 1980 about becoming a vegetarian, initially living "off chocolate and tea" and some of her favourite veggie recipes. #KateBush #Vegetarian #vegetarianrecipes #veggie
#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.