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'Doomsday' in Adelaide no great shakes
Title : 'Doomsday' in Adelaide no great shakes 'Doomsday' in Adelaide no great shakes
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Source : Advertiser, 20 January 1976, p.3
Date of creation : 1976
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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In January 1976 a clairvoyant painter predicted that Adelaide would be engulfed by a tidal wave. Some residents panicked and fled, others such as Premier Don Dunstan, were convinced the threat was nonsense.

This newspaper article reports on the scenes at Adelaide's Glenelg beach as Dunstan and a crowd awaited the predicted tidal wave.
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Dunstan, Don, 1926-1999

Coverage year : 1976
Region : Adelaide city

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