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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by kippaxwarrior, 10 Nov 2019.
Ah I see that would be just my luck too.
Played Bobby George at the Concord Suite in Droylsden as one of 8 winners in a John Smiths compy in the early 80's....I didn't beat him.
I've had tea and biscuits with Gordan Banks and his wife in their house. What a privilege.
My mates mum went to school with Rick Astley
My sister went out with Jeff Clarke when he was at City.
Him and Peter Barnes had a kick around with me and my brother in our back garden.
I was in the same class at secondary school as Ian Wilson of Sad Cafe.
Second/third cousin was Monica Coghlan. The lady who Jeffrey Archer (spits) said was a liar but who was proven to be telling the truth.
I gave up Rick Astley for Lent.
I won a teddy bear presented by Jimmy Young in a beautiful baby competition. Won nothing else since but still got the teddy.
James Stannage called me a cretin on his radio show.
I knew people (now both dead sadly) one of whom had seen Hitler when he came to Hamburg where she lived and the other had a chat with Stalin every morning when he was one of the British contingent guarding the villa at Yalta while Churchill, Roosevelt & Stalin had their 1945 conference.
One of my teachers guarded Rudolph Hess on his first night in Scotland & in the same class was Martin Sixsmith, the BBC's man in both Washington & Moscow, later played by Steve Coogan in Philomena.
Not to get @Mad Eyed Screamer all excited but I dropped my daughter at school one morning and there was a girl crossing the road in front of the car. "See that girl?" said my daughter "That's Sunny Marr. Her dad's supposed to be quite famous".
My mum used to have a café in the centre of Manchester and among her regular customers were Mike Summerbee & George Best.