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1950
Korean War
1 of 29
1951
Churchill returns as PM
2 of 29
1953
Iron and Steel denationalised
3 of 29
1955
Churchill retires, Eden becomes PM. Conservatives win general election
4 of 29
1956
Suez Crisis
5 of 29
1957
Macmillan becomes PM
6 of 29
1958-9
Race riots
7 of 29
1959
Conservatives win general election
8 of 29
1960
Macmillan makes 'Wind of Change' speech
9 of 29
1962
Cuban missile crisis
10 of 29
1963
Profumo scandal, Douglas-Home becomes PM
11 of 29
1964
Labour wins general election; Harold Wilson becomes PM
12 of 29
1965
National Plan
13 of 29
1966
Labour increases majority at general election
14 of 29
1969
'In Place of Strife' published- Barbara Castle
15 of 29
1970
Conservatives win general election; Heath becomes PM
16 of 29
1973
Britain joins the EEC
17 of 29
1974
Miners' Strike. Heath loses general election. Wilson becomes PM again
18 of 29
1975
Referendum on Britain's membership of EEC
19 of 29
1976
Wilson resigns; Callaghan becomes PM
20 of 29
1979
'Winter of Discontent'. Conservatives win general election; Thatcher becomes PM
21 of 29
1982
Falklands War
22 of 29
1983
Conservatives win general election
23 of 29
1984
Miners' Strike
24 of 29
1987
Conservatives win general election
25 of 29
1989
Fall of Berlin Wall
26 of 29
1990
Poll Tax riots. Britain joins ERM. Thatcher resigns. Major becomes PM.
27 of 29
1992
Gulf War. Maastricht Treaty. Conservatives win general election
28 of 29
1997
Labour wins general election; Tony Blair becomes PM
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1951

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Churchill returns as PM

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1953

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1955

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1956

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