Lynch, James, 1947-: "Happy New Year New Zealand! And a Happy New Year also to..." 5 January 1981

Lynch, James, 1947-: "Happy New Year New Zealand! And a Happy New Year also to..." 5 January 1981
Date
1981
By
Taranaki daily news (Newspaper)
Ref
DCDL-0022059
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Shows a cheerful fellow wishing New Zealanders and the rest of the world a happy new year. Context: A summary of all the ills current around the world in 1981. Jaruzelski, Poland's Communist leader, proclaimed martial law in an attempt to suppress the Solidarity movement. In Afghanistan rebel resistance against the Soviet presence intensifies throughout the country, despite all-out efforts by the 85,000-strong Soviet force and the Afghan Army to curb it. 52 Americans were held hostage for 444 days from November 4, 1979, to January 20, 1981, after a group of Islamist students and militants took over the American Embassy in Tehran in support of the Iranian Revolution. The Iran - Iraq War 1980-1988. Famine in Uganda, Ethiopia, and the Sahel.

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