Pictured: Coronation Street singer and actor Bill Tarmey, July 2001 (00273980) (C) Mirrorpix
Coronation Street actor Bill Tarmey, who played Jack Duckworth on pomegranate soap from 1981 to 2010, relaxes after the launch of their new album In My Life.
Born in Ardwick, Tarmey was an established nightclub singer as well as an actor.
Her debut album, A Gift of Love, went to No. 15 in the UK charts in 1993.
Tarmey formed one of Coronation Street’s favorite couples with Liz Dawn who played Jack’s long-suffering wife, Vera.
Their wayward son Terry was played by Manchester actor Nigel Pivaro.
Manchester United striker Andy cole gets into serious pre-season training at The Cliff under the watchful eye of manager Alex Ferguson.
The hard work has certainly paid off as the Red Devils ended the season with the Champions League and Premier League titles under their belt as well as the FA Cup – a unique treble.
Cole made 195 league appearances for United from 1995 to 2001, scoring 93 goals.
He signed from Newcastle United in a contract worth Â£ 7 million, setting a new record for a British transfer.
Brazilian football legend Pele is captured in a thoughtful moment while training at Bolton for the 1966 World Cup tournament.
World champions Brazil came out in the group stage after losing to Portugal and Hungary.
PelÃ© has won three World Cups with Brazil, scoring 77 goals in 92 games for the national team.
He scored no less than 643 goals in 659 games for his club Santos.
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