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  • Moonraker's Avatar
    58 Minutes Ago
    Sidney Poitier was brilliant in the film The Heat of the Night. The film won 5 oscar awards. Rod Steiger was good and won Best Actor award 'in a...
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  • Moonraker's Avatar
    1 Hour Ago
    Moonraker replied to a thread S and H or The Pros in Television
    I preferred Starsky and Hutch as it was action packed but the Professionals was considered serious with fantastic plots. I refused to watch the...
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  • tex's Avatar
    1 Hour Ago
    tex replied to a thread Brit movie/tv quiz. in Fun and games
    Mixed race guy....buck teeth as i recall, yorkshire accent ?.....Must of upset somebody with this answer surely?
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    1 Hour Ago
    tex replied to a thread Brit Sitcom Game. in Fun and games
    Yup
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  • staffslad's Avatar
    4 Hours Ago
    A really good actor in my opinion. He has made some fine films and I think he always adds a bit of class to whatever he is in. As well as To Sir,...
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  • tex's Avatar
    8 Hours Ago
    tex replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    Hottest easter break on record here in Britain this year.....Phew, who would of thunk it :)
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  • tex's Avatar
    8 Hours Ago
    tex replied to a thread Sidney Poitier in Actors and actresses
    Not too familiar with Mr poitiers work apart from to sir with love of-course, did you know there was a sequel made in 1996 ?
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    8 Hours Ago
    Arran replied to a thread Stamp Vending Machines in Technology
    SVMs that dispensed individual stamps were often used by folk who bought stamps as and when they needed them. Also take into account that people...
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  • tex's Avatar
    8 Hours Ago
    tex replied to a thread S and H or The Pros in Television
    Used to love Starsky and hutch and Huggy bear :) loved the movie starring owen wilson and Ben stiller which interestingly was made as a comedy, the...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    15 Hours Ago
    I briefly mentioned Poitier on the ITV weekday afternoon films thread, but I think that out of all the roles that he played, his role as Mark...
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    20 Hours Ago
    George 1978 replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    I have just looked it up and 2019 is only the second time in Queen Elizabeth II's reign that Easter Sunday has been on her birthday - the first one...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    George 1978 replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    Easter was a bigger thing when I was younger - all the Cadbury's and Rowntree's (when they were separate from Nestle) Easter Eggs to look forward to...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    22 Hours Ago
    I am used to buying booklets of 12 first class stamps so I needn't worry.
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  • Richard1978's Avatar
    22 Hours Ago
    Richard1978 replied to a thread The Cops in Television
    There were loads of short run crime shows in the 1990s so it's easy to forget some of them!
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  • Moonraker's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Starsky and Hutch ran from 1975 to 1979. The Professionals aired from 1977 to 1983. I always felt that The Pros was a British version of S and H. ...
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  • tex's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    tex replied to a thread Stamp Vending Machines in Technology
    paid 7.30 for a pack of 12 second class stamps yesterday....the worlds gone mad! :(
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  • whitewall66's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    whitewall66 started a thread The Cops in Television
    I thought this was a really good show but it seems to have almost been forgotten. It rarely gets mentioned when it comes to 90's drama despite...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    I assume that they were aimed at those who were just about to post letters, and then realised that they had forgot to put stamps on the envelopes -...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    And they were probably wishing they hadn't considering that some people in the country of Iceland have objected to the supermarket using that name in...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    I was staying in the Blackpool Pontins in 2005 (now closed, probably due to Health and Safety Reasons, and I can understand with regards to the...
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    1 Day Ago
    Powell was in Grange Hill for almost the entire 1980s as Headteacher (save for 1980 and 1985 as Deputy Head) hence her inclusion. I can't stand...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    They probably did, but I feel that atmosphere of the 1980s helped the people listed to be more successful than in previous decades. Play Your Cards...
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  • tex's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    tex replied to a thread Being famous in the 1980s in People
    Not to belittle your efforts here George but of-course whilst these people were indeed famous in the 80s the majority of them started their...
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  • tex's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    tex replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    Being atheist easter has zero religious meaning to me ,however i do enjoy the choc fest and the anual showing of the ten commandments on telly ;)...
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  • Clare's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Clare replied to a thread Supermarkets in Other nostalgic stuff
    When I lived in York, there were a few Jacksons. Are they still around, and in any other locations?
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  • Clare's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Clare replied to a thread Being famous in the 1980s in People
    I see Gwynneth Powell in there, but not Todd Carty? Also, there was another Paul Young (the singer in Sad Cafe and sometimes Mike + the...
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  • Richard1978's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Woolworths had the Woolco superstores from the late 1960s to the 1980s. They were a bit ahead of their time, normally being built on the edge of a...
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  • Moonraker's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    I know Woolworth were selling foods at a later stage, but I cannot recall seeing it in the 70s or 80s. Londis is still around. We have one in our...
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  • staffslad's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    staffslad started a thread Easter in Holidays
    Just wondered where Easter came in the pecking order of things to look forward to when forum members were growing up. For me, there were four main...
    4 replies | 134 view(s)
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