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Manc-Merseybeat

How well do you remember the Merseybeat and Manchester bands of the 1960s who dominated the charts. Why not test your knowledge in our nostalgia quiz and compare your score with friends?

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Beatles at Speke 1964

Our image this week shows the Beatles landing at Speke Airport for the Liverpool premiere of their film A Hard Day’s Night. The date is July 10th 1964.

Achieving Women

As Monday is International Women’s Day, iNostalgia remembers the inspirational life of pioneering politician Ellen Wilkinson

Princess Elizabeth in Albert Square 1949

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows Princess Elizabeth, our future Queen, reviewing troops in Albert Square. It is March 1949, just four years after the end of the Second World War.

Memories of the 50s Quiz

Our nostalgia quiz this week focuses on Manchester in the 1950s – a time when post-war austerity finally lifted, TV came into people’s lives and Britain’s first motorway was opened in the North West.

William Roache 1968

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows actors William Roache, right, and Jack Howarth in a parlour scene from Granada’s long-running soap Coronation Street. The date is April 1968.

Memories of the 70s

How well do you remember Manchester in the 1970s? It was a time of industrial unrest, the three-day Week, decimalisation and the nation’s entry into the Common Market. Why not test your knowledge of the 70s in our weekly nostalgia quiz? It’s just the tonic for the continuing lockdown.

Tameside Talent

Tameside has produced a rich vein of entertainment talent down the years – ranging from George Formby Snr to Coronation Street star Brooke Vincent

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Departure Lounge 1967

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows a scene not witnessed for months in the current Covid lockdown – a family getting ready to jet off to the sun from Manchester’s Ringway Airport.

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