A Year To Remember 1966

British Pathé Presents

A Year to Remember, the classic series that recalls the definitive events of the 20th century, compiles contemporary news coverage drawn from the world famous British Pathé archive. Pathé News set the standard for cinematic journalism, keeping audiences both informed and entertained for the better part of a century.

Cat. No: 167476
Barcode: 5019322664765
Run Time: 60 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: E
Format: DVD
Release Date: 6th June 2016

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This programme details not only the major political issues that dominated the day, but also key social changes and cultural trends. This hour-long episode chronicles that remarkable year, 1966.

This was the year that saw the rise of a political personality whose actions would dominate the whole subcontinent when Mrs Indira Gandhi became the first female prime minister of India.
In Britain, Harold Wilson was proving to be a popular leader and the world of sport provided a famous football victory to be cheerful about, with England’s win against West Germany at the World Cup.
But devastating news from Wales shocked the nation, when 116 children and 28 adults lost their lives in the Aberfan slag heap tragedy.

More episodes of A Year to Remember are also available below:

A Year to Remember 1947
A Year to Remember 1948
A Year to Remember 1949 
A Year to Remember 1956
A Year to Remember 1957
A Year to Remember 1958
A Year to Remember 1967
A Year to Remember 1968
A Year to Remember 1976
A Year to Remember 1977
A Year to Remember 1978
A Year to Remember 1986
A Year to Remember 1987
A Year to Remember 1988