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This Week in History: 2nd - 8th December

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 16: Our weekly series shines the spotlight on what made the news - this very week in December - over the decades. Whether it's popular or poignant, gritty or glamorous; these images offer a unique snapshot in time. So let's rewind the clock to when Band Aid stormed the charts, Naked Gun made the world scream with laughter, we lost Nelson Mandela and John Lennon was shot dead.

What were the events that made the news this week in December?

Our weekly series shines the spotlight on what made the news - this very week in December - over the decades. Whether it's popular or poignant, gritty or glamorous; these images offer a unique snapshot in time. So let's rewind the clock to when Band Aid stormed the charts, Naked Gun made the world scream with laughter, we lost Nelson Mandela and John Lennon was shot dead.
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