Tech Time Machine: 11 March

Antibiotics, the World Trade Center in New York City, Rupert Murdoch, Bobby McFerrin and an earthquake all walk into a bar, and the bar is called "11 March".

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Antibiotics, the World Trade Center in New York City, Rupert Murdoch, Bobby McFerrin and an earthquake all walk into a bar, and the bar is called "11 March".

Other notable events on this big day in history are the terrorist attacks on the Madrid train system in 2004, the ascension of Mikhail Gorbachev to the head to the USSR in 1985 and film-maker Roman Polanski's arrest for rape in 1977.

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