Category: Quiz

Dickenson Road Studios Quiz

It’s hard to believe that some of the BBC’s most popular programmes were once broadcast from a converted Wesleyan Chapel in Rusholme. How well do you remember Dickenson Road or the stars who recorded there? Why not test your knowledge in our weekly nostalgia quiz.

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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.

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Memories of the 60s Quiz

How well do you remember Manchester in the Swinging 60s – the decade of Beatlemania, football glory for City and United and the launch of Coronation Street?

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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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Martin Fry & ABC Quiz

How well do you know Manchester music of the 1980s, particularly Martin Fry and his group ABC? Why not test your knowledge of the 80s in our weekly nostalgia quiz and compare your score with friends? It could be just the tonic for the latest lockdown.

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New Year Quiz

There’s a New Year’s theme to our nostalgia quiz this week as we celebrate the start of 2021.

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Manchester Movies Quiz

Christmas has always been a time for watching great movies – even more so this year as Coronavirus restrictions keep us apart from family and friends. How well do you know your movie classics? Why not test your knowledge in our nostalgia quiz and compare your score with friends?

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Christmas Crackers Quiz

Christmas is nearly upon us, so this week’s nostalgia quiz is sprinkled with seasonal questions about Manchester. Why not test your knowledge of Manchester past and compare your score with friends?

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Mike Yarwood Quiz

Our nostalgia quiz this week focuses on Stockport impressionist Mike Yarwood – one of the most popular entertainers of the 1970s and 80s. His Yuletide special on Christmas Day 1977 recorded the biggest ever TV audience for a light entertainment broadcast – beating even Morecambe and Wise!

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Corrie 60th Anniversary Quiz

To mark Coronation Street’s 60th birthday, our nostalgia quiz focuses on some of the best known characters who’ve trodden the Weatherfield cobblestones over six decades.

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Wigan Music Quiz

Popular music has always struck a vibrant chord in Wigan, stretching from George Formby right through to 90s rock group The Verve. How well do you remember the Wigan musical phenomenon? Why not test your knowledge in our quiz?

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United Managers Quiz

As Premier League football returns after the international break, our quiz this week focuses on Manchester United managers from the 1940s to the 1980s. How well do you know the big names who were ‘at the wheel’ before Sir Alex Ferguson started his memorable reign in 1986?

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Manchester Piccadilly 1902 📍

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Moss Side 1972, a fantastic shot of children playing in the streets 📍

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Moss Side 1972, a fantastic shot of children playing in the streets 📍

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Amazing, black and white kids playing out together, who would have thought It! Brilliant photograph. I hope all those in it are all still fit and well!👏

I remember the streets being like this in the 60s ,wouldn't swop my childhood

My father was born and lived on Meadow Street Moss Side

They only go out to smash bus shelters now !

That’s how streets used to be all over in the 50s and 60s. Brilliant!!

I was born in Cecil street

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