Our nostalgia quiz this week focuses on footballers and fashion down the years, stretching from style icon George Best to Rodney Marsh dressed as John Steed from the Avengers.

Just for fun, why not test your knowledge of prominent players and the trends they followed and compare your score with friends?

Many of the questions in our quizzes are based on Clive Hardy’s Around Manchester books on the 1950, 60s and 70s.

The books are on sale for £14.99 including postage and packing. Just go to inostalgia.co.uk or ring 01928 503777 to place your order.

Watch out also for Clive’s new book, The Home Front – Britain 1939-45. It’s packed with unmissable images from World War II, many from the North West.

 

Actress Juliet Mills, pictured, popped into George Best’s boutique in March 1969 while filming in Manchester. She starred in which famous American sitcom of the 1970s?

Juliet Mills
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Released in 1977, the movie Saturday Night Fever helped launch the disco craze of the late 1970s. The soundtrack was by Manchester band the Bee Gees, but who was the film’s star?

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World Cup-winning captain Bobby Moore invited the Manchester City squad to his suede-leather fashion shop in 1969. How many times did Moore play for England?

Bobby Moore
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Sharply dressed Manchester band Herman’s Hermits achieved their first US Billboard Chart Number One with which song?

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Manchester United midfielder Bryan Robson, pictured, wears a classic 1980s chunky jumper as he boards the plane for Turin. From which club did Robson join United in 1981?

Bryan Robson
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Which Manchester United footballer set a trend for playing with his collar turned up?

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Maverick Manchester City striker Rodney Marsh, pictured, dressed as the fashionable secret agent John Steed ahead of a match against West Germany. Which actor played Steed in the long-running TV series the Avengers?

Rodney Marsh
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Which footballer went into the fashion business with George Best by opening the Edwardia boutique in Manchester?

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United winger Ryan Giggs and Liverpool striker Ian Rush, pictured, both wore striking suits when they chatted before the 1996 FA Cup Final at Wembley. The Red Devils won, but what was the score?

Ryan Giggs
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In the 1980s, many footballers sported a distinctive haircut that was short at the front and sides but long at the back? What was it called?

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