Perry first started playing tennis on public courts near his family home. His exceptional speed at table tennis served him well as he progressed through the amateur tennis ranks. His 1936 Wimbledon triumph against German Baron Gottfried von Cramm was the quickest men’s final in the 20th century and the second fastest of all time!Read More
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How fantastic is this photo, taken in a drab, wood-panelled dressing room in Manchester in September 1975 captures an extraordinary moment in football history.
A group of players completely at ease, humble almost, before turning out for a testimonial match at Manchester City’s home ground Maine Road.
But these are no ordinary players. These are the Manchester United heroes who won the European Cup by beating Benfica 4-1 at Wembley on a balmy night in May 1968.
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1968 final was fantastic ,watched in black and white ,now that was a great Man Utd .
Who is that next to Bobby Charlton ? looks like Tony Book !
Where is John Aston !!?
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READY, STEADY, GO!
Ready Steady Go! went out every Friday night with the slogan ‘The weekend starts here!’
It dispensed with scenery, costumes, choreography and make-up, preferring to focus on the music provided by the leading bands of the time and the audience’s reaction to them.
The Rediffusion studio was certainly cramped. There was no room to hide cameras, so they became a part of the action. They were large cameras too, with rotating lens turrets rather than zooms.
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