Rossendale Free Press



The following events all occurred in living memory. Can you guess the year?


Musician and actor Nick Cave was born

Tony Curtis and Burt Lancaster starred in Sweet Smell Of


Lonnie Donegan had a UK No.1 single with Cumberland


Althea Gibson became the first black singles champion at


B James Callaghan resigned as leader of the Labour Party Earthquake­s devastated the Algerian city of El Asnam

Tito and Steve McQueen died

In Poland, Lech Walesa launched the new Solidarity Union

C Sophia Loren was born

Composer Gustav Holst died

Hitler assumed the title of Führer

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers starred in The Gay Divorcee

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