August 19, 1992:

Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel appeals for calm during the Red Devils’ 3-0 home defeat against Everton in the inaugural Premier League season.

The new campaign had not started well for United as they lost their first match 2-1 away to Sheffield United. They drew their next match against Ipswich Town at Old Trafford 1-1.

Things picked up with the signing of Eric Cantona from Leeds United in November and the Red Devils went on to finish the season in top spot with 84 points.

Manchester United

August 19, 1964:

Accrington athlete Ron Hill runs home from work five miles away and dashes into his home in Fallowfield.

It proved to be good training for Hill, who worked at Courtaulds in Droylsden. He finished 7th in the 10,000 metres at the 1968 Mexico Olympics and won the 1970 Boston Marathon with a course record of 2:10:30.

Hill set his first world record in 1964 when he ran 25km in 1:15:22, beating Emil Zatopek’s time by more than a minute.

Ron Hill

August 11, 1964:

Rolling Stones’ band members Bill Wyman, left, and Charlie Watts arrive at Belle Vue, Manchester, on their third British Tour of 1964.

The group played the New Elizabethan Ballroom after flying in from Scheveningen in the Netherlands. The next day they moved to the coast, performing at the New Brighton Tower.

The Stones’ line-up was Mick Jagger on lead vocals, Keith Richards and Brian Jones on guitars, Wyman on bass and Watts on drums.

Rolling Stones