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Archive for the ‘1940s’ Category

  • The Bike Brothers

    • 5656 Views • 1940s, 1950s, Sport, TransportComments Off on The Bike Brothers

    In the UK, Europe and the US at the moment there’s been quite a bit of resurgence in the popularity of cycling which, unless you’re Jeremy Clarkson, can only be seen as a good thing for everyone. Fewer cars on the road, more fit people around thus...

  • More From The HMV Oxford Street Record Store in London

    • 5945 Views • 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, HMV, Popular, VinylComments Off on More From The HMV Oxford Street Record Store in London

    After the runaway success of our Inside the Oxford Street HMV Store in the Sixties post, we thought we’d have another look around the world wide web for pictures of the shop in other decades. We expected to find a few photos of the London store,...

  • Spike Milligan – Goon but not forgotten

    • 5216 Views • 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, Film, TelevisionComments Off on Spike Milligan – Goon but not forgotten

    It took over two years for his family to come to some kind of agreement but eventually after much bickering and inter-family dispute Spike Milligan’s final wish was granted. ...