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YEAR BOOK 1961 – WHAT ELSE HAPPENED?

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So what did make news in 1961? In 1961, the term New Australian was no longer politically correct. State governments still would not allow petrol vending machines. We all thought that Mrs Aeneas Gunn would never die, but she did. The Sydney University denied that its Philosophy Department was a centre for free love, and the Brits were talking about joining a Common Market with Britain. Ten Pin Bowling was laying em in the lanes, people were up in arms over Russia resuming nuclear testing. American visitors thought that our public lavatories stank.