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A look back to 1983 - when Scotland last beat England at Twickenham

England and Scotland meet in a Triple Crown decider on Saturday.

Twickenham is an unhappy hunting ground for the Scots, who last prevailed at the venue in 1983 through a 22-12 victory on March 5.

Here, Press Association Sport recalls some of the things that were happening in the world 34 years ago, when none of the current England squad had even been born.

:: Michael Jackson's 'Billie Jean' was number one in the UK singles chart on March 5. Jackson's album 'Thriller' topped the albums chart.

:: The first CD went on sale in the UK.

:: Bob Paisley retired as Liverpool manager.

:: US president Ronald Reagan revealed plans to develop technology to intercept enemy missiles, dubbed 'Star Wars'.

:: The A-Team aired for the first time.

:: Petrol cost 36.7p per litre.

:: A pint of milk cost 21p.

:: The £1 coin was introduced. It was issued on April 21, so was not in circulation when Scotland defeated England.

:: Margaret Thatcher won a second term as Prime Minister after the Conservatives claim a landslide victory over Michael Foot-led Labour leader

:: England's football team failed to qualify for Euro 84.

:: Larry Holmes was world heavyweight champion.

:: The Brink's-Mat robbery was staged in London.


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