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Days Gone By: Look back to 1986 in this week’s Throwback Thursday

PUBLISHED: 20:30 14 June 2018

Michael Caine was cast for the leading roll of the Fourth Protocol

Michael Caine was cast for the leading roll of the Fourth Protocol

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Throwback Thursday returns once again this time looking back to June 1986 and we kick things off with Michael Caine making an appearance around Ipswich Waterfront.

Two helicopters were flown in for a couple of scenes for The Fourth ProtocolTwo helicopters were flown in for a couple of scenes for The Fourth Protocol

The legendary actor was in Ipswich for the filming of ‘The Fourth Protocol’ a cold war spy movie which also featured Pierce Brosnan as a KGB officer.

Suffolk schools all joined in to participate in a athletics meet. Picture: RICHARD SNASDELLSuffolk schools all joined in to participate in a athletics meet. Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL

Next up children from schools around Suffolk got together to compete in a series of athletic competitions across track and field.

Stowmarket school children take a day out to visit Ipswich airport. Picture: JOHN KERRStowmarket school children take a day out to visit Ipswich airport. Picture: JOHN KERR

Children of Stowmarket High School were treated to a day out
at Ipswich airfield where they were able to see a variety of planes and other vehicles close up.

Parachutists drop in to Chantry High School. Picture: JOHN KERRParachutists drop in to Chantry High School. Picture: JOHN KERR

We also look back to Chantry High School where all the children were out and lined up along the field as a parachutist came in to land on a big white cross positioned on the school grounds.

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