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Sunday

1964-01-19

Events

  • Labour leader Harold Wilson mkes historic speech in Birmingham.:
    • I want to speak to you today about a new Britain and how we intend to bring home to our people the excitement there willbe in building it. For 1964 is the year in which we can take our destiny into our own hands again...
    • This is the time for a breakthrough to an exciting and wonderful period in our history, in which all can and must take part. Our young men and women, especially, have in their hands the power to change the world. We want the youth of Britain to storm the new frontiers of knowledge, to bring back to Britain that surging adventurous self confidence and sturdy self respect which the Tories have almost submerged by their apathy and cynicism...
    • This is what 1964 can mean. A chance for change. More, a time for resurgence. A chance to sweep away the grouse moor conception of Tory leadership and refit Britain with a new image, a new confidence. A chance to change the face and future of Britain ...
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