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Mystery Picture

Its Bill Garner and Tony Woodhouse.  Tony is best man at Bill's wedding in 1971.  Can you believe those sideburns?



O Levels 1964

In the summer of 1964 we were preparing for and then sitting our 'O'  Levels.  It was a balmy summer.  The Mods and Rockers met on Margate beach, Nehru died, Mandela was sentenced to life for treason, Churchill retired at 89 from the Commons.

Over May, June and July there were seven number one singles in the charts.  How many of them can you name?

Don't Throw Your Love Away - The Searchers

Juliet - Four Pennies

You're My World - Cilla Black

House Of The Rising Sun - Animals

It's All Over Now - Rolling Stones

Hard Day's Night - Beatles

A Levels 1966
It's May/June 1966 and we are sweating over our 'A' Levels.  All that work, those UCCA Forms.  My dad had even bought me an 'Interview Suit'.  Conditional offers in hand we venture into the Gym....

Mini-skirts, Mary Quant, Wallace becomes Governor of Alabama, Doctors get a rise to 4k a year, Everton won The FA Cup, Cassius Clay beats Henry Cooper, first episode of "Til Death Us Do Part", Barclaycard introduced, the first British Credit Card, Hindley sentenced to life, US bomb Hanoi.

Over May and June there were four number one singles in the charts.  Can you name them?

Pretty Flamingo - Manfred Mann

Paint It, Black - Rolling Stones

Strangers In The Night - Frank

Paperback Writer - Beatles



06 November, 2004         Ron Moss