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This Week in History: 17 - 23 September

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 26: The third James Bond film, Goldfinger, was unveiled to an eager public on this day in September 1964. Five thousand fans turned up to the premiere, and in the crush, the glass doors of the Odeon were even smashed. 007 himself, Sean Connery, was abroad filming, so it was left to his glamorous co-star Honor Blackman to dazzle the crowds.

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

Our new regular series shines the spotlight on some of the things that made the news during this week over the years. Whether it be popular, or poignant, gritty or glamorous: these images offer a unique snapshot in time. So rewind the clock to the tragic death of Paula Yates, the release of film Fatal Attraction, and the time an elephant strolled through the town...

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