January 21, 1970:
Actress Glenda Jackson arrives in Manchester for the premiere of her movie Women in Love at the Studio 1 cinema.
Based on the novel by D.H. Lawrence, the film was directed by Ken Russell and also starred Alan Bates, Oliver Reed and Jennie Linden.
Jackson won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Gudrun Brangwen.
Her hair was cut short for another role so she had to wear a wig when filming Women in Love.
January 10, 1972:
Mary Fullaway, pictured at her home in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, had a very important job in the 1960s – she was George Best’s landlady.
The Northern Ireland winger boarded at her home in Aycliffe Avenue after joining Manchester United as a youth in 1961.
He was back at the house in 1972 to enjoy a reunion with his former landlady after achieving football superstardom with United. A place at the table has been set for him.
Best made 361 league appearances for the Red Devils from 1963 to 1974, scoring 137 goals.
Janauary 12, 1980:
Middlesbrough midfielder David Armstrong celebrates scoring against Manchester United at Ayresome Park.
The First Division encounter ended in a 1-1 draw with United’s goal coming from Welsh international winger Mickey Thomas.
United, under manager Dave Sexton, finished second in the league with 58 points, two points champions Liverpool.
Top scorer for the season was Scottish international centre forward Joe Jordan with 13 goals in all competitions.