June 30, 2001:
Two giants of the footballing world, Bobby Robson and Sir Alex Ferguson, sit down to enjoy some tennis at the Wimbledon Championships.
Ferguson was at the helm of Manchester United from 1986 to 2013, winning more trophies than any other manager in the history of football. He was knighted in 1999 for his services to the game.
Robson, who coached at Ipswich Town, Porto, Barcelona and Newcastle, was England manager from 1982 to 1990. He was knighted himself in 2002.
July 1, 1976:
Manchester City forward Brian Kidd poses for the press at Maine Road ahead of the 1976-7 season.
Born in Collyhurst, Kidd joined Manchester United as a youth player in 1964. He memorably scored on his 19th birthday in the Red Devils’ historic 4-1 victory over Benfica in the 1968 European Cup Final.
Kidd went on to make 203 league appearances for United, scoring 52 goals, before joining Arsenal in 1974. He signed for City in 1976, making 98 league appearances (notching up 44 goals) before moving to Everton and then Bolton Wanderers.
July 3, 1968:
An exterior view of the imposing Odeon cinema in Oxford Street, originally opened as the Paramount in October 1930.
Designed by Frank Thomas Verity and Samuel Beverley, the cinema could seat 3,000 in its ornate auditorium. Music was provided by a four-level keyboard Wurlitzer organ.
The Paramount became an Odeon in 1942 and a seven-screen cinema in 1973. It was demolished in 2004.