Music - The Bee Gees - 1967
The Bee Gees pop group, twins Robin (left) and Maurice Gibb (right) their brother, Barry (centre) of Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, Lancashire and Vince Melouney of Sydney and Colin Peterson (foreground left to right) of Kinearoy, Queenland, Australia are now top of the pops.
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Morris Minors : 1950
1950: Lined in solemn, soldier-like files on the jetty of the Samuel Willams wharf of the London docks are these Morris Minor cars, destined for Canada and sales in the precious dollar. Some 500 in total, they are part of a 1 million dollar consignment from the Nuffield Organisation of Cowley, Oxford.
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Stanley Matthews Blackpool 1951
Blackpool football player Stanley Matthews taking a corner, during the First Division football match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, London. 23/02/2000 : Matthews dies, aged 85. * 17/10/00: Up to 500 items belonging to the estate of Sir Stanley including a gold replica of his 1953 FA Cup medal were being sold at auction at Stoke City's Britannia Stadium . * 31/08/2001: The FA Cup Winner's medal presented to him after the 1953 final is to be sold at auction and could fetch up to 30, 000, it was revealed. The nine-carat gold medal was presented to the former England winger after his side's 4-3 win over Bolton Wanderers. Sotheby's, which hosts the sale in London, have given it a 20, 000 to 30, 000 asking price. The proceeds will go to the Professional Footballers' Association benevolent fund. Sir Stanley, who died aged 85 following a short illness, is best remembered for his outstanding contribution to the match, in which his team-mate Stan Mortensen scored three times.