Plus… Salford Red Devilsplay in Challenge Cup Final match against Castleford & Francoise Hardy films Top of the Pops at the BBC studios.
Salford school pals Allan Clarke and Graham Nash were the backbone of world-famous Manchester band The Hollies. The band notched up 30 chart singles in the UK.
Plus.. Norman Whiteside triumphantly holds the FA Cup aloft after United win, and the Queen visits William Kenyon and Sons Ltd in Dukinfield
Nostalgia remembers the heady mix of fashion, people, personalities and performers that made up the Madchester music scene.
Plus… City Clinch First Division Title & Sister Rosetta Tharpe and singer Brownie McGhee bring their Blues and Gospel Train to Manchester.
Also.. Granada TV studios goes live for the very first time, and Salford win the Rugby League Challenge Cup.
… waiting for confirmation that the war in Europe had finally ended.
It’s 60 years ago this week that Bolton Wanderers beat a makeshift Manchester United in what became known as the Munich Cup Final. Nostalgia recalls an emotional day.
Every week Nostalgia finds out what makes Manchester special for local characters and personalities. This week it’s the turn of Emma English, a self confessed chocoholic with a passion for vegan baking.
New zoo kitten Ten-Sing gets to know the animals at Belle Vue as he’s taken for a tour by Sylvia Mainwaring, the head of the children’s zoo.
We remember Ena Sharples, one of the nation’s best-loved TV characters, dispensing wisdom and advice with a stern moral compass – but liking a good gossip too!
Plus.. we remember the FA Cup Final that became better known as the Bert Trautmann final.
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