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Freddie relaxes backstage

Plus, this week in 1976, stage and screen stars Tom Courtenay and Judi Bowker rehearse a scene from The Rivals ahead of the play’s opening night at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre.

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Things get heated at Maine Road

Plus this week in 1966, Liverpool footballer Ian St John sports a black eye after a clash of heads with Manchester City midfielder Colin Bell during the two clubs’ First Division match at Anfield.

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Kanchelskis takes on the Toffees

Plus this week in 1985, the Prince and Princess of Wales are pictured in Wythenshawe during a visit to Manchester and the North West. Princess Diana can be glimpsed behind her husband Charles.

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Schmeichel appeals for calm

Plus this week in 1964, Rolling Stones’ band members Bill Wyman, left, and Charlie Watts arrive at Belle Vue, Manchester, on their third British Tour of the year.

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November 1973 - A long queue of youngsters auditioning to be Ken Dodd’s Diddy Men winding round Manchester’s Opera House.

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SEPTEMBER 8, 1963: Freddie Garrity, lead singer of Manchester band Freddie and the Dreamers, relaxes backstage after an energetic performance at the Britannia Theatre, Great Yarmouth.

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