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1976 Collection

"1976: A Year of Milestones and Iconic Moments" In 1976, the world witnessed a series of remarkable events that left an indelible mark on history

Background image1976 Collection: Military Badge

Military Badge
Ulster impressions.Photolithograph after Joan Wanklyn, 1976.Published by Headquarters Northern Ireland, 1976.Shows 18 vignettes of the British Army on operations in Northern Ireland

Background image1976 Collection: Old Father Time weather vane at Lords cricket ground donated to MCC

Old Father Time weather vane at Lords cricket ground donated to MCC & Lords by the famous architect Sir Herbert Baker in 1926. 1st June 1976

Background image1976 Collection: Keith Moon, drummer of The Who rock group, on parade with an Army Cadet Corps in North

Keith Moon, drummer of The Who rock group, on parade with an Army Cadet Corps in North London. Moon did some social work when hearing of the plight of the Cadet Band

Background image1976 Collection: Railway Station, Keighley, Yorkshire

Railway Station, Keighley, Yorkshire
Railway Station, Keighley, Bradford, Yorkshire, England. Showing 92220 British Railways Class 9F Evening Star 2-10-0 Date: 1976

Background image1976 Collection: Concorde taking off - 1976

Concorde taking off - 1976
The Anglo-French supersonic passenger plane leaves the ground at Heathrow Airport - The aircraft in the photo is G-BBDG which never flew in service with British Airways (despite wearing the livery)

Background image1976 Collection: Brompton Bicycle Vintage Style Advert

Brompton Bicycle Vintage Style Advert
Wyatt 9

Background image1976 Collection: Somali Club, Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, 22nd May 1976

Somali Club, Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, 22nd May 1976, Somali Social Centre & Club

Background image1976 Collection: London Film Festival Poster - 1976

London Film Festival Poster - 1976
poster from the 20th London Film Festival - 1976

Background image1976 Collection: Enoch Powell Political Nationalist Campaigner 5th October 1976

Enoch Powell Political Nationalist Campaigner 5th October 1976

Background image1976 Collection: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, 1976, Orange

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, 1976, Orange
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 1976 Orange

Background image1976 Collection: 1976 Triumph Stag

1976 Triumph Stag

Background image1976 Collection: Agatha Christie (1924)

Agatha Christie (1924)
AGATHA CHRISTIE writer, holding a Rhodesian carving

Background image1976 Collection: Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale

Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale
The Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a Force 8 gale. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background image1976 Collection: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie
Crime author, Agatha Christie (1890-1976)

Background image1976 Collection: Rush - UK Theatrical Quad

Rush - UK Theatrical Quad

Background image1976 Collection: 1976 Triumph Stag

1976 Triumph Stag

Background image1976 Collection: 1976 Triumph Stag

1976 Triumph Stag

Background image1976 Collection: Werner Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg
WERNER HEISENBERG German physicist

Background image1976 Collection: Land Rover Lightweight Series 3

Land Rover Lightweight Series 3

Background image1976 Collection: Jim Callaghan / Labour Pm

Jim Callaghan / Labour Pm
JAMES CALLAGHAN LORD CALLAGHAN of CARDIFF Labour Party leader and British Prime Minister (1976-79)

Background image1976 Collection: Flight simulator in use, RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire

Flight simulator in use, RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire
A flight simulator in use at RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire. Before computers, flight simulators used actual models of different airfields in order to train pilots

Background image1976 Collection: British Airways Concorde G-BOAC takes-off - Heathrow

British Airways Concorde G-BOAC takes-off - Heathrow
British Airways Concorde, G-BOAC, takes-off from London Heathrow Airport at 13.01 hours on 24 May 1976 on its first commercial flight to the US. Date: 1976

Background image1976 Collection: GLC-LFB Fire boat - Fire Hawk

GLC-LFB Fire boat - Fire Hawk
Entering service in February 1976, the Fire Hawk was built by Watercraft of Shoreham at a cost of £ 60, 000. Measuring 45 feet in length, 13.5 inch beam and with a 3.5 foot draft

Background image1976 Collection: Monty

Monty
Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976) Anglo-Irish British Army officer known as Monty

Background image1976 Collection: Agatha Christie 1891-1976

Agatha Christie 1891-1976
Agatha Christie (1891-1976) English novelist and crime fiction writer, photographed C.1925

Background image1976 Collection: Nadia Comaneci of Romania salutes after a prefect gymnastic score of 10

Nadia Comaneci of Romania salutes after a prefect gymnastic score of 10, Montreal Summer Olympic Games, Canada - 18th July 1976

Background image1976 Collection: Aerial view of Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly

Aerial view of Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly
Aerial view of the Bishop Rock Lighthouse. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it

Background image1976 Collection: GLC-LFB Fire in Lambeth Road, SE11

GLC-LFB Fire in Lambeth Road, SE11
A Merryweather turntable ladder stands ready whilst fire crews wearing Proto oxygen breathing apparatus tackle a blaze in Victoria House & Victoria Mansions, South Lambeth Road, South Lambeth

Background image1976 Collection: KING KONG, 1976. King Kong straddling the World Trade Center

KING KONG, 1976. King Kong straddling the World Trade Center. Advertisement, 1975, for Dino de Laurentiis remake, released the following year, of the original King Kong film of 1933

Background image1976 Collection: Volkswagen VW Golf GTi MkI & later

Volkswagen VW Golf GTi MkI & later

Background image1976 Collection: Agatha Christie (1890-1976)

Agatha Christie (1890-1976)
Photographic portrait of Agatha Christie (1890-1976), the English novelist and playwright, pictured in 1923

Background image1976 Collection: Martin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger
MARTIN HEIDEGGER German philosopher who influenced Sartre and the Existentialists

Background image1976 Collection: CHINA: POSTER, 1976. Revolutionary Committees are Good. Chinese woodcut poster, 1976

CHINA: POSTER, 1976. Revolutionary Committees are Good. Chinese woodcut poster, 1976

Background image1976 Collection: 1976 Triumph Stag

1976 Triumph Stag

Background image1976 Collection: Maggie Teyte / Theatre 07

Maggie Teyte / Theatre 07
MAGGIE TEYTE (Maggie Tate) English operatic soprano, seen here in the role of Glycere in Circe at the Opera Comique, Paris

Background image1976 Collection: Victor Stiebel / Dress

Victor Stiebel / Dress
A fashion design by Victor Stiebel (1907-1976) for a blue paper taffeta cocktail dress. The diaphragm is swathed with darker shaded taffeta, which falls in two flat panels

Background image1976 Collection: Victor Stiebel / Ballgown

Victor Stiebel / Ballgown
A glamorous evening dress of nylon lace made by designer Victor Stiebel (1907-1976). See picture no.10197051

Background image1976 Collection: The Daily Mirror Pop Club tent at the Reading festival was a big hit

The Daily Mirror Pop Club tent at the Reading festival was a big hit. So many people wanted to join that the organisers ran out of enrolment forms

Background image1976 Collection: The Mad Hatters... Flamboyant manager Malcolm Allison and his giant killing side have

The Mad Hatters... Flamboyant manager Malcolm Allison and his giant killing side have
The Mad Hatters...Flamboyant manager Malcolm Allison and his giant killing side have taken to wearing fedora-style hats after their recent FA Cup success

Background image1976 Collection: Maurice Flitcroft, stuntman-turned-golfer July 3rd 1976

Maurice Flitcroft, stuntman-turned-golfer July 3rd 1976

Background image1976 Collection: David Soul - singer, actor, musician, pictured in Los Angeles, with his guitar

David Soul - singer, actor, musician, pictured in Los Angeles, with his guitar, on the set of Starsky and Hutch at 20th Century Fox Studios

Background image1976 Collection: Comedians Morecambe and Wise seen here showing off their medals outside Buckingham Palace

Comedians Morecambe and Wise seen here showing off their medals outside Buckingham Palace after being invested by HM The Queen with the O.B.E. 23rd November 1976

Background image1976 Collection: Paul and Linda McCartney and other members of the band Wings seen here at Madison Square

Paul and Linda McCartney and other members of the band Wings seen here at Madison Square Garden, New York to meet with 300 members of the Daily Mirror Pop Club prior to their concert. 24th May 1976

Background image1976 Collection: The Who - Who Put the Boot In Tour - Swansea, Vetch Field - 12th June 1976

The Who - Who Put the Boot In Tour - Swansea, Vetch Field - 12th June 1976. Picture shows The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

Background image1976 Collection: Actor and comedian, Kenneth Williams, interviewed in Newcastle by Evening Chronicle

Actor and comedian, Kenneth Williams, interviewed in Newcastle by Evening Chronicle reporter Phil Penfold. 7th June, 1976

Background image1976 Collection: Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne out with his shotgun at his Staffordshire home

Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne out with his shotgun at his Staffordshire home. 28th July 1976

Background image1976 Collection: A man on his boat looks admiringly at model Carol Dwyer

A man on his boat looks admiringly at model Carol Dwyer, wearing a revealing swimsuit May 1976

Background image1976 Collection: AM Sir Charles Pringle KBE MA CEng FRAeS RAeS President

AM Sir Charles Pringle KBE MA CEng FRAeS RAeS President
AM Sir Charles Pringle, KBE, MA, CEng, FRAeS, RAeS President 1975-1976, on the occasion of his flight on Concorde, 12 September 1975. Date: 1975



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"1976: A Year of Milestones and Iconic Moments" In 1976, the world witnessed a series of remarkable events that left an indelible mark on history. From military badges to breathtaking take-offs, this year was filled with captivating moments. The year kicked off with the majestic Concorde taking flight, showcasing its groundbreaking supersonic capabilities. As it soared through the skies, it symbolized humanity's relentless pursuit of innovation and progress. Amidst turbulent weather conditions, the Bishop Rock Lighthouse stood tall in a gale, serving as a beacon of hope and resilience. Its unwavering strength mirrored the determination displayed by individuals around the globe during challenging times. Meanwhile, at the London Film Festival Poster exhibition in 1976, creativity flourished as artists showcased their unique visions on celluloid. The vibrant posters captured both imagination and reality while celebrating cinema's power to transport us to different worlds. On wheels, automotive enthusiasts marveled at two iconic vehicles -the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Triumph Stag- both epitomizing style and performance. The orange hue of the Corvette Stingray turned heads wherever it went while the sleek lines of Triumph Stag embodied elegance on every road traveled. Literature lovers were captivated by Agatha Christie's timeless mysteries which continued to enthrall readers decades after their initial publication in 1924. Her brilliant storytelling transported audiences into intricate webs of suspense where clues unraveled one page at a time. As British Airways' Concorde G-BOAC gracefully took off from Heathrow Airport, passengers embarked on extraordinary journeys across continents at unprecedented speeds. This marvel of aviation technology united people from diverse backgrounds and bridged distances like never before. Back on land but still within reach for adventure-seekers was RAF Lyneham's flight simulator in Wiltshire. It provided aspiring pilots with an opportunity to experience virtual flights that simulated real-life scenarios—a testament to the dedication and precision of those who serve in the armed forces.