It wasn’t just World War One and women’s suf­frage that marked an­niver­saries this year.

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1: This year marks the 110th an­niver­sary of which drink, in­vented in Manch­ester by John Joel Ni­chols?

2: In May it was 50 years since Manch­ester United be­came the first English club to win the Euro­pean Cup. Who did they beat in the fi­nal at Wem­b­ley?

3: That month also marked the 60th an­niver­sary of the pre­miere of the play A Taste of Honey, by a young play­wright from Sal­ford. Name her. 1: Al­fie Boe, whose world tour brought him home to Fleet­wood in June, used to work in a Black­pool car factory.

2: Joanna Scan­lan, who starred in Chan­nel Four’s Manch­ester-based com­edy-drama No Of­fence which aired in Septem­ber, is a for­mer bingo caller.

3: Manch­ester-born

John Hen­shaw, one of the stars of Early Doors which toured theatres this sum­mer, is a for­mer bin man. 1: In June, af­ter weeks of hot weather, wild fires dev­as­tated swathes of Lan­cashire coun­try­side. Name the two worst af­fected ar­eas.

2: Chef Mark Bir­chall won the Chef of the Year prize at the Lan­cashire Life Food and Drink awards in Oc­to­ber. Where is his Moor Hall res­tau­rant?

3: Fire arms officer turned boxer Lisa White­side was just one of the Lan­cas­tri­ans who brought a medal home from the Com­mon­wealth Games in April. Where were they held?

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