Rt.Rev Gordon Fallows with Ted Horton of Frickley Colliery in 1972
Rt.Rev Gordon Fallows with Ted Horton of Frickley Colliery in 1972

Sheffield history: Here are 18 pictures to take you back 50 years to the 1970s

The year was 1972 – and it saw The Star’s paper dollies, dancing in Baileys and the Buffer Girls.

Friday, 4th February 2022, 9:52 pm

Here are memories to transport you back half a century – do you remember Sheffield five decades ago?

The funeral of The Duke of Windsor – formerly King Edward VIII – was held at Windsor Castle, the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Jesus Christ Superstar made its West End debut, and Mastermind was broadcast on BBC 1 for the first time.

Singer Liam Gallagher and Olympic rower James Cracknell were born.

And the Queen’s cousin Prince William of Gloucester was killed in an air crash near Wolverhampton.

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