Today is Valentine’s Day – and our nostalgia quiz this week has a distinctly romantic theme!
Why not test your knowledge of couples in love in Manchester, mainly in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and compare your score with friends?
Many of the questions in our quizzes are based on Clive Hardy’s Around Manchester books. They’re packed with memories and unmissable pictures from the M.E.N. archive.
The books are on sale now for £14.99 including postage and packing. Just go to inostalgia.co.uk or ring 01928 503777 to place your order.
Watch out also for Clive’s new book, The Home Front – Britain 1939-45. It’s packed with unmissable images from World War II, many from the North West.
Paula Wilcox and Richard Beckinsale played the lead roles in Granada’s romantic comedy The Lovers, first broadcast in 1970. What were their characters called?
Italian actor Franco Nero surprised his girlfriend Vanessa Redgrave by turning up unannounced in Manchester for the opening night of her play Daniel Deronda in January 1969. What role did Nero famously play in the movie musical Camelot?
Teen idol David Cassidy packed out Belle Vue in March 1973. Four years later, he arrived in Britain with his secret fiancée, pictured. What was her name?
Eric Stewart of Stockport band 10cc said he wrote the classic love song I’m Not in Love because his wife complained he didn’t he tell her he loved her often enough. In what year was the song released as a single?
Coronation Street characters Bet and Alec Gilroy, played by Julie Goodyear and Roy Barraclough, set off on a tandem with a giant love heart to celebrate Valentine’s Day in 1990. In what year did Bet make her first appearance on the Street?
She played barmaid Bet for nine episodes in 1966 before becoming a permanent character in 1970