HMS VANGUARD : 15" GUNS
HMS VANGUARD 1960: Members of the ship's company remove the tampions on the after 15" guns of X and Y turrets on board HMS Vanguard at Portsmouth, Hampashire, where preparations are being made for removing her to the breaker's yard after a 14 year career.
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Archie Street Salford Corrie
Alf Kirvin, aged 74, who lives in Archie Street, Salford in Lancashire. The street inspired the setting of television soap opera Coronation Street, and designers reproduced it in the tv studios. * Archie Street is due to be demolished under a re-development scheme, when more than 250-acres of the city's dockland area will make way for 4, 000 new homes.
Music - British bands set to go to the US - 1968
Five British pop groups, bound for the United States on a tour which will yield half a million dollars, board their plane at Heathrow Airport, London. The groups are Jimi Hendrix Experience, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Alan Price Set and Eire Apparent. The Jimi Hendrix Experience group will receive in the United States a gold disc from Sinatra's record company for their first LP Are You Experienced' to pass the million dollar sales mark.
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