Stockport air crash survivors say goodbye

Stockport air crash survivors say goodbye

June 10, 1967: Stockport air crash survivors Billy (12) and Harold Wood (14) and their mother Gillian say goodbye to Sister Susan Butcher at Stockport Infirmary. The accident occurred when a Canadair C-4 Argonaut owned by British Midland Airways came down in a small...
The Stranglers play Manchester’s Electric Circus

The Stranglers play Manchester’s Electric Circus

June 9, 1977: Punk band The Stranglers play Manchester’s Electric Circus on their nationwide tour. On bass is John-Jacques Burnel with Hugh Cornwell on guitar and vocals. The Stranglers’ first album, Rattus Norvegicus, had been released in May. It reached No. 4 in the...
Fast bowler Curtly Ambrose bats against England

Fast bowler Curtly Ambrose bats against England

May 25, 1991: West Indian fast bowler Curtly Ambrose shows his prowess with the bat during the second Texaco Trophy One Day international against England at Old Trafford. Ambrose took two wickets for 36 runs in England’s innings of 270 for four. Top scorer was Allan...