Smallpox Vaccinations…

Smallpox Vaccinations…

January 15, 1962: Doctors vaccinate members of the public against smallpox in Manchester Town Hall. Mass vaccinations were a common sight in the 1950s and 60s as smallpox was still endemic in Africa and Asia. It was the first disease to be eradicated in 1980 through...
This Week – A Reunited Madness play the G-Mex…

This Week – A Reunited Madness play the G-Mex…

December 19, 1992: Madness lead singer Suggs belts out a classic as the band play a packed Manchester GMex after reuniting for their first UK tour since 1984. The group, who reached their peak in the late 1970s and early 1980s, had just returned to Number One in the...