March 11, 1965:
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is mobbed by fans after recording ITV’s ‘Scene at 6.30’ show in Manchester.
The Granada weekday news magazine programme ran from 1963 to 1966 and was broadcast in the north of England only.
Leading bands of the day made guest appearances, usually miming to their latest singles. They included the Beatles, Chuck Berry, the Animals, Frank Ifield and Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas.
The Rolling Stones appeared at least four times. They performed their single Satisfaction in 1965.
March 9, 1966:
Manchester United winger George Best sports an extravagant sombrero after his team had thrashed Portugese side Benfica in the quarter finals of European Cup.
Also pictured are team-mates Sean Fitzpatrick, left, and David Herd.
Best chipped in with two goals in the 5-1 victory in Lisbon – the second of two legs. The other United scorers were Pat Crerand, Bobby Charlton and John Connelly.
United won the first leg 3-2 with goals from Bill Foulkes, Herd and Denis Law, making the aggregate score 8-3.
The Red Devils went out in the semi-final 2-1 on aggregate to Partizan Belgrade.
March 11, 1967:
Stage and film actress Googie Withers celebrates her 50th birthday while appearing at Manchester Opera House.
Withers was a major star of post-war movies including Pink String and Sealing Wax in 1945 and It Always Rains on Sunday in 1948.
She also played opposite Richard Widmark in the 1950 film Night and the City.