How well do you remember Manchester in the 1990s – the decade of Oasis, Eric Cantona, the advance of the worldwide web and Take That?

Why not test your knowledge in our nostalgia quiz and compare your score with friends?

If you want to look back further than the 1990s, why not treat yourself to Clive Hardy’s Around Manchester books on the 1950, 60s and 70s?

What’s more, publishers iNostalgia are launching their Spring Bonanza where you can buy three books for just £25!

Just go to inostalgia.co.uk for details or ring 01928 503777 to place your order.

 

What was the name of Spice Girls’ pop star Victoria Beckham before she married Manchester United and England footballer David Beckham?

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French midfielder Eric Cantona, pictured in imperious form with trademark turned-up collar, joined Manchester United from which football club in 1992?

Reading Football 1996
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Formed in 1991 from an earlier group called Rain, Manchester band Oasis played their first gig in the same year in which club?

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Bolton comedian and actor Peter Kay, pictured, entered and won which TV talent contest in 1997?

Peter Kay
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In May 1993, Manchester band New Order’s first album since the demise of Factory Records went to Number One in the UK. It included the hit single Regret. What was the album called?

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Princess Diana, pictured, visited Manchester on a number of occasions during the 1990s, including the opening of Francis House Children’s Hospice in Didsbury in November 1991. In what year did she become engaged to Prince Charles?

HRH The Princess of Wales, Princess Diana
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For Mancunians with a sweet tooth, Opal Fruits changed their name to what in 1998?

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Manchester City welcomed two German stars in the mid-1990s – midfielder Maurizio Gaudino on loan from Eintracht Frankfurt and striker Uwe Rosler. Who was City’s manager from 1993 to 1995?

Uwe Rosler
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Wythenshaw singer, dancer and actor Jason Orange was a founding member of Manchester boy band Take That in 1990. He also featured as a regular dancer on the Granada music show The Hit Man and Her, presented by Mike Waterman and who else?

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Granada soap Coronation Street celebrated its 30th birthday in 1990. Two leading characters, bookmaker Des Barnes and barmaid Natalie Horrocks, married in 1998. The wedding, captured in our photo, was filmed at Eccles Town Hall. Denise Welch portrayed Natalie, but who played Des?

Corrie 90s
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