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The late Elizabeth Taylor was the first Hollywood star not to run scared of Aids as fear of the virus swept the movie industry – and the world

2nd April, 2011
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It should have been an unremarkable commercial for a new cable TV show.

Instead, it proved to be the opening scene for the biggest news story of the next two decades, catapulting what would become one of the most serious humanitarian crises of the century dramatically into the popular consciousness.

The date was July 15,1985.

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