Yuri Gagarin on BBC TV, July 11 1961

Posted on 2012/10/24

Gurbir Singh INFO: Following his historic spaceflight, Yuri Gagarin, who was a former foundry worker, was invited to visit Manchester by the Foundry Worker’s Union. The Macmillan Government extended the invitation to London, adding an extra few days to the planned tour in July 1961.

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