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Old 13-10-2016, 04:33 PM   #242
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Henri Paul, the deputy head of security at the Ritz Hotel, had been instructed to drive the hired black 1994 Mercedes-Benz S280 in order to elude the paparazzi; a decoy vehicle left the Ritz first from the main entrance on Place Vendôme, attracting a throng of photographers.. Diana and Fayed then departed from the hotel's rear entrance rue Cambon at around 00:20 on 31 August, heading for the apartment in Rue Arsène Houssaye.. They were the rear passengers; Trevor Rees-Jones, a member of the Fayed family's personal protection team, was in the (right) front passenger seat...After leaving the rue Cambon and crossing the Place de la Concorde, they drove along Cours la Reine and Cours Albert 1er – the embankment road along the right bank of the River Seine – into the Place de l'Alma underpass.. At around 12:23 a.m., at the entrance to the tunnel, the car swerved to the left of the two-lane carriageway before colliding head-on with the 13th pillar supporting the roof at an estimated speed of 105 km/h (65 mph)..In fact, Mercedes Benz's chief engineer said all along that the speedometer was not stuck at 121 mph following the crash, as reported by the tabloid press.. In the event of an Incident, he affirmed, it is designed always to revert to 0..

Rear-Ended..

The Peacemaker 1991 Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse [W140] - Reg W 642 PM..

In an Eastern Orthodox church in Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina, an unidentified man (later revealed to be a Bosnian minister) is murdered after being paged to meet someone outside. (The murderer called him "minister")..At a missile base in Chelyabinsk, Russia, ten SS-18 ICBMs are being decommissioned.. 10 nuclear warheads are loaded onto a train and sent to a separate site for dismantling..USA 23 (Hollywood, California) (premiere) Canada/US 26 September/Argentina - Germany - Singapore 13 November 1997..

November 10 - Khalil Madovi is an English actor and musician from Sale, Greater Manchester who played Josh Carter on the 4 O'Clock Club - Jackie - An American Life" opens at Belasco Theater NYC - Nanny Louise Woodward murder conviction downgraded to manslaughter\11 – Mary McAleese is elected the 8th President of Ireland in succession to Mary Robinson, the first time in the world that one woman has succeeded another as elected head of state - Rodney "Rod" Milburn, Jr. (May 18, 1950) was an American athlete who won gold at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich in the 110m hurdles - CBS News anchor Dan Rather renews his contract to 2002 - Roger Clemens wins his 4th AL Cy Young Award - WNBA expands to Detroit & Washington, D.C./12 – Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing - Carlos Surinach was born in Barcelona, where he held conducting posts at the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona and the Gran Teatre del Liceu - Brazil's Supreme Court refuses to extradite the Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs to Britain – Pedro Martinez wins NL Cy Young Award - Dick Vitale signs with ESPN through year 2004\13 - Brent Kinsman and Shane Kinsman (Los Angeles, California) are American twin child actors who typically portray rambunctious twins, most notably, as Kyle & Nigel Baker in the 2003 film Cheaper by the Dozen and its sequel - Ken Griffey Jr unanimously wins AL MVP - UN pulls out arms inspection teams from Iraq - Lion King opens at New Amersterdam Theater NYC/14 -Disney's "Lion King" sets Broadway record of $2,700,000 daily sale - Colo Rockie Larry Walker wins NL MVP\15 - 19th ACE Cable Awards: Nickelodeon wins the Golden CableACE for The Big Help - 1776 closes at Criterion Theater NYC/16 - 85th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Saskatchawan, 47-23 -After nearly 18 years of incarceration, China releases Wei Jingsheng, a pro-democracy dissident - 47th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins\17 –Mario Lemieux enters NHL Hall of Fame - Jacob Eason is an American football quarterback..He is enrolled at the University of Georgia and is playing college football - James Whitley is a British alpine skier, who competes in the slalom and giant shalom events - In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut...6 Britons are among the 58 people killed by terrorists in the Valley of the Kings..

The inclusion of the name Mercedes in the new brand name honored the most important model series of DMG automobiles, the Mercedes series, which were designed and built by Wilhelm Maybach..Although Daimler-Benz is best known for its Mercedes-Benz automobile brand, during World War II it also created a notable series of aircraft, tankh, and submarine engines.. Daimler also produced parts for German arms, most notably barrels for the Mauser rifle. During World War II Daimler-Benz employed slave labour.. The slaves "toiled 18 hours a day; cowering under the lash, sleeping 6 to a dog kennel 8 feet square, starving or freezing to death at the whim of their guards...Fiat Chrysler or simply Chrysler, is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian controlled automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K. for tax purposes...FCA US is one of the "Big Three" American automobile manufacturers.. FCA US has its headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan and sells vehicles worldwide under its flagship Chrysler brand, as well as the Dodge, Jeep, and Ram Trucks...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pe...er_(1997_film)
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news...killed-7086916
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/424...o-mystery-cars
https://forum.davidicke.com/showpost...6&postcount=26Both were silent, thinking of the night to come which was now so close upon them and the struggle of wills that must soon take place..Rex brought the car down to a gentle cruising speed and watched the road-sides intently..Next minute he was speaking to De Richleau..'Hello! Rex here..I've got the girl and she's agreed- Oh, ell!'...https://forum.davidicke.com/showpost...&postcount=208

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