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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Weston-Super-Mare : 1955
DONKEY RIDE 1955: Donkeys on the beach at Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, are still providing rides for hundreds of children, the only resort where the donkeys are still on duty. Normally the donkeys would have gone into 'winter quarters' at least a month ago.
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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.