Dennis Tueart

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.

The Beatles in France

iNostalgia remembers a Parisian adventure for the Fab Four that saw the sparks flying backstage and nearly left Ringo stranded

vaccinations

Mass smallpox vaccination at Manchester Town Hall

This week, back in 1962 the nation battled a smallpox outbreak; also we visit a packed Manchester City Centre in 1987 where shoppers hunted for New Year bargains

Collyhurst comedian Les Dawson with Eric Sykes, May 1986

Sykes and pals

iNostalgia looks back on the extraordinary show business life of Oldham comic maestro Eric Sykes

Old Trafford ticket queue

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 the queue outside Old Trafford for tickets to the much-anticipated FA Cup semi-final clash between Leeds and Manchester United. It is March 1965.

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Memories of the 70s

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.

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Old Trafford ticket queue

Old Trafford ticket queue

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 the queue outside Old Trafford for tickets to the much-anticipated FA Cup semi-final clash between Leeds and Manchester United. It is March 1965.

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Snow on Sefton Park lake

Snow on Sefton Park lake

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our image this week is a classic wintry scene at Sefton Park in January 1963. The lake has frozen over in one of the harshest winters on record, but an overnight fall of snow has ruined any chances of skating.

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Then and Now

Old Trafford ticket queue

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 the queue outside Old Trafford for tickets to the much-anticipated FA Cup semi-final clash between Leeds and Manchester United. It is March 1965.

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March 1965, there’s queues outside Old Trafford for tickets to the much-anticipated FA Cup semi-final clash between @LUFC and @ManUtd ⚽️

@McrHistory @Manchesterpast

6 January 1979 - the day Kevin Cummins (@KCMANC) created some iconic images photographing Joy Division in #Manchester for @NME

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