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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast News every quarter hour.

: Olympic Grandstand

9.00 Women's 1500m, first round
9.45 Women's 100m hurdles, first round
The decathlon starts this morning - ten events over two days, to decide who is the world's greatest all-round athlete. Surprisingly, both the 1988 champion Christian Schenk (Germany) and the current world champion Dan O'Brien (US) failed to make their national teams. Britain's
Daley Thompson , gold medallist in 1980 and 1984, failed even to make the qualifying standard. Kirsty Wade goes for Britain in the women's 1500m heats.
Table Tennis
The women's singles final.
Including at
10.00am, 11.00am and 12.00* News; Regional News and Weather
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Christian Schenk
Unknown: Dan O'Brien
Unknown: Daley Thompson
Unknown: Kirsty Wade

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: Neighbours


: Eldorado

Drew turns against the tourists.

: Olympic Grandstand

5.00 Women's 1 00m hurdles, second round
5.30 Men's 200m semi-finals
5.35 Men's longjump qualifiers
5.50 Women's 200m semi-finals
Featuring the American world champion Michael Johnson in the 200m semi-finals. Britain's
Linford Christie and John Regis both went out at this stage in the world championships - can they do better today? Plus Carl Lewis and Mike Powell (both
US) in the long jump qualifiers.
The first men's semi-final.
Plus women's tennis and basketball action.
* Approximate time


Unknown: Michael Johnson
Unknown: Linford Christie
Unknown: John Regis
Unknown: Carl Lewis
Unknown: Mike Powell

: Six O'Clock News

Peter Sissons and Jill Dando. Weather Peter Cockroft
TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Eldorado

Pilar is not popular with the Spanish and Drew gives Gwen cause for concern.
Episode written by Tony Jordan


Written By: Tony Jordan

: Olympic Grandstand

7.35 Women's 400m final
7.50 Men's 400m final
8.05 Men's 800m final
8.25 Decathlon: the 400m
Britain's Roger Black was pipped for gold in the world championship 400m final last year, and will be aiming to make amends tonight. But the formidable American trio of Danny Everett , Quincy Watts and the world record-holding defending champion
Steve Lewis will not be easy to beat.
Britain has won six gold medals in the men's 800m, but can
Tom McKean , who has so often got it wrong in major championships, be in contention tonight? Favourite for the women's 400m is
France's world champion
Marie-Josee Perec - though the home crowd will be cheering on Sandra Myers ,
Spain's world bronze medallist.
News of the second semi-final in the men's competition.


Unknown: Roger Black
Unknown: Danny Everett
Unknown: Quincy Watts
Unknown: Steve Lewis
Unknown: Tom McKean
Unknown: Marie-Josee Perec
Unknown: Sandra Myers

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Olympics Today

Highlights of the action on a day when five gold medals have been won in track and field.
Have British expectations weighed too heavily on the shoulders of Sally Gunnell in the women's 400m hurdles final and Roger Black in the men's 400m final? A roundup of the men's hockey tournament as the semi-finals are decided, and news of the football tournament that has been taking place at the Nou Camp Stadium, home of European Cup winners Barcelona.
Plus news of the men's table tennis, and the first Olympic baseball final.


Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: Roger Black

: Into the Night

John Landis 's fast-moving comedy thriller featuring cameo appearances by a score of Hollywood personalities and starring Jeff Goldblum Michelle Pfeiffer
Ed Okin is a bored, insomniac suburban cuckold. One night he drives off in search of distraction. It lands on his bonnet in the form of Diana, who has problems of her own, including four Middle-Eastern assassins in hot pursuit. It seems Diana has stolen some priceless jewels.
With Dan Aykroyd ,
David Cronenberg , Richard Franklin , Christopher George ,
Jake Steinfeld , Waldo Salt ,
Deedee Pfeiffer , Rick Baker , Daniel Petrie , Paul Mazursky , Jonathan Lynn , Paul Bartel , Don Siegel , Jim Henson , Jack Arnold , Amy Heckerling , Roger Vadim ,
Lawrence Kasdan , Clu Gulager , Jonathan Demme , Carl Gottlieb. (Tomorrow's midnight movie is Harem) ● FILMS: pages 31-34


Unknown: John Landis
Unknown: Jeff Goldblum
Unknown: Michelle Pfeiffer
Unknown: Ed Okin
Unknown: Dan Aykroyd
Unknown: David Cronenberg
Unknown: Richard Franklin
Unknown: Christopher George
Unknown: Jake Steinfeld
Unknown: Waldo Salt
Unknown: Deedee Pfeiffer
Unknown: Rick Baker
Unknown: Daniel Petrie
Unknown: Paul Mazursky
Unknown: Jonathan Lynn
Unknown: Paul Bartel
Unknown: Don Siegel
Unknown: Jim Henson
Unknown: Jack Arnold
Unknown: Amy Heckerling
Unknown: Roger Vadim
Unknown: Lawrence Kasdan
Unknown: Clu Gulager
Unknown: Jonathan Demme
Unknown: Carl Gottlieb.
Ed Okin: Jeff Goldblum
Diana: Michelle Pfeiffer
Ellen Okin: Stacey Pickren
Charlie: Bruce McGill
Christie: Kathryn Harrold
Mr Williams: Carl Perkins
Colin Morris: David Bowie
Jack Caper: Richard Farnsworth
Joan Caper: Vera Miles
ShaheenParvizi: Irene Papas
Savak 4: John Landis

: Weather

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