Music - Danny Diaz & the Checkmates - Marble Arch, London
Danny Diaz & the Checkmates in Marble Arch, London, during their world trip which they won in the biggest beat contest to be organised in the Far East. They also won $10, 000 and a recording contract with Trend Records London for winning Hong Kong's Battle of the Sounds contest. They are (l-r) Doming Tantengio, Rudi Diaz, Danny Diaz, and Romeo Diaz.
© PA/Press Association Images
North America at night
North America at night. Satellite image of city lights at night, centred on North America. Across top is the uninhabited dark of the Arctic region round the North Pole, with lights in Alaska (upper left) and Iceland (upper right). In North America, bright areas mark major cities such as: Montreal, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC (north-east), Atlanta (south-east), San Francisco, Los Angeles (south-west), Seattle, Vancouver (north-west), Chicago, Minneapolis (north) and Houston, Dallas (south). Dark areas include the plains and mountains of central and western USA. At lower centre is Mexico City, with lights in the Caribbean and on the coast of South America (lower right). For this area in the day, see E070/561.
© M-sat Ltd/Science Photo Library
Firefighters in action in Commercial Road, East London
Firefighters in action with hosepipes at business premises, 81/85 Commercial Road, East London, 18 June 1957. The first floor, a large tailor's workshop, was severely damaged by fire; part of the second floor at the rear of the premises was also involved.
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library
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