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Attempts to Curb Gun Rule in Hungary

1 January 2000

BBC Radio (UK); Europe Today

The new year did not begin well for Jimmy Zambo, a popular singer here. On a drunken party night, annoyed by some noise outside, he took his Beretta gun and started to shoot randomly out of the window. Then to show that he had finished his protest, he put the gun to his head. Forgetting that there was still a bullet left in the gun-barrel, he shot himself dead. Thousands attended his funeral and millions watched it live on TV. His death turned into a huge media hype... (

Read More: BBC Radio (UK); Europe Today