Mass Media Key Content Dates

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British Broadcasting Company makes first radio broadcast
1922
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BBC established
1927
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BBC TV broadcast
1929
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BBC Light Programme
1945
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TV licenses
1946
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BBC Home Service and LIght Programme
1946
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Empire Windrush Docks
1948
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Vinyl Records
1948
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NHS
1948
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Queens Coronation
1953
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Saturday Night Sunday Morning
1960
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Colour supplements
1962
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Mary Whitehouse Clean Up TV Campaign
1964
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Up the Junction
1965
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Cathy Come Home
1966
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Abortion Act legalised through the NHS
1967
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National Front formed
1967
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Enoch Powell's 'Rivers of Blood' speech
1968
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Equal Pay and Matrimonial Property Act
1970
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A Clockwork Orange
1971
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Sex Pistols
1975
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Queens Silver Jubilee
1977
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Thatcher Prime Minister
1979
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Brixton and Liverpool Race Riots
1981
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Marriage of Charles and Diana
1981
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Channel 4 and Falklands War
1982
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Marriage of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson
1986
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House of Commons debates televised
1989
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WWW launched
1991
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First text message sent
1992
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Charles and Diana announce divorce, Andrew and Sarah seperate
1992
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Charles and Diana and Andrew and Sarah divorce
1966
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Death of Princess Diana
1997
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Google launched
1998
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Wikipedia and iPod launched
2001
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Queens Golden Jubilee
2002
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YouTube launched
2005
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C4, ITV and BBC launch websites
2007
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Analogue TV transmission stopped in UK
2012
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ITV launched
1955
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