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The Week That Was: Cenotaph unveiled in Whitehall, Clark Gable dies and Coventry Cathedral is destroyed

A look back at this week in history

A look back in pictures at the stories that made the news this week in the last 100 years.

Our search through the archives included the 1960 death of Hollywood legend Clark Gable at the age of 59.

In 1920, as one of the first remembrance days was marked, King George V unveiled the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

Commemorating the sacrifice of countless thousands of soldiers during the First World War – it has gone on to become a focal point for the nation’s Armistice Day services.

And in 1956, Elvis Presley’s first film, Love Me Tender, was premiered to screaming fans in New York.

For more on these and other historical stories, click through the gallery of MirrorPix below.

 

 

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