British wrestling returns to ITV with World of Sport special featuring WWE legend Jim Ross -first rumour
British wrestling is finally returning to mainstream television with a one-off 'World of Sport' special on ITV featuring legendary WWE commentator Jim Ross. World of Sport previously aired on the channel every Saturday in the UK between 1965 and 1985, running in competition with BBC’s Grandstand. It featured an array of sports, but was famous for the ring antics of legends like Kendo Nagasaki and the larger-than-life characters Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks-read more
Z Cars (TV Series 1962–1978) - IMDb
With James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley. A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional town of Newtown in the North of England.
A Nostalgic Rush!
...... that's what I got when I did a quick blog hop last night before turning in. As an avid follower of Diane's blog, her post yesterday sent me scurrying to find the old Girls Annuals I bought from ebay a couple of years ago. They're copies of Annuals I had when I was aged 10 - 12. It's amazing how a simple book can wipe away the years! At that age, Saturday mornings meant a bit of a lie-in and waiting for the sound of the paper-boy dropping my favourite comics through the letter-box - I…
Who needs a Playstation? Pictures of an age when happiness was a stick of chalk and a pair of mum's big shoes...
Taken around Manchester in the Sixties, these newly discovered black-and-white images are an evocative portrait of an age when poverty was rife but communities made their own entertainment.