Soyuz docking mission, news reports, 1969
Front-page Western news reports on the Soviet Soyuz docking mission of January 1969, the first time two manned spacecraft had docked. The two spacecraft, Soyuz 4 and Soyuz 5, docked on 16th January 1969. Two of the crew members on Soyuz 5 (Aleksei Yeliseyev and Yevgeny Khrunov) transferred by space walking to Soyuz 4 and landed with its commander, Vladimir Shatalov. Soyuz 5 was landed separately by its commander, Boris Volynov. Shatalov is at lower centre, while Yeliseyev, Volynov and Khrunov are at centre (left to right). An artwork of the spacecraft is at centre left, with a photograph at top.
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Film - "A Man for all Seasons" Photocall - Susannah York and Robert Shaw - Shepperton Studios
Susannah York, dressed in her 16th century costume as Lady Margaret, daughter of the 16th century statesman and wit, Sir Thomas More, in Fred Zinnemann's film "A Man for all Seasons". She strolls across the lot at Shepperton Studios with Robert Shaw, back in his 'civvies' after finishing work for the day as Henry VIII.
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An inspection of Sher Shah Suri's Great North Road, (now The Grand Trunk Road)
3588296 An inspection of Sher Shah Suri's Great North Road, (now The Grand Trunk Road), from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915 by Dudley, Robert (fl.1865-91) (after); (add.info.: An inspection of Sher Shah Suri's Great North Road, (now The Grand Trunk Road) 1542. Sher Shah Suri, 1486-1545. Founder of the Sur Empire in North India, he renovated and extended the ancient Mauryan route in the 16th century. After the painting by Ambrose Dudley, (1867-1951). From Hutchinson's History of the Nations, published 1915.); Photo A© Ken Welsh; English, out of copyright.
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