The 1951 Rolling Review Show … # 129

The 1951 Rolling Review Show … # 129

Welcome to the 1951 Rolling Review Show which twice weekly features pieces of music I have enjoyed at some time in my life. I hope you enjoy them as well. Let me know if you do.

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All I Need – Within Temptation

The 1951 Rolling Review Show … # 128

Welcome to the 1951 Rolling Review Show which twice weekly features pieces of music I have enjoyed at some time in my life. I hope you enjoy them as well. Let me know if you do.

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The 1951 Rolling Review Show … # 127

The 1951 Rolling Review Show … # 127

Welcome to the 1951 Rolling Review Show which twice weekly features pieces of music I have enjoyed at some time in my life. I hope you enjoy them as well. Let me know if you do.

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John Conteh … boxing clever

John Conteh … boxing clever

John Conteh was born on 27 May 1951. He is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1971 to 1980. He held multiple light-heavyweight championships, including the WBC title from 1974 to 1978; and the European, British, and Commonwealth titles between 1973 and 1974.

Conteh was one of the celebrities featured dressed in prison gear on the cover of the 1973 Wings album, Band on the Run. He was the subject of This Is Your Life in 1974. He also has the distinction of being British Superstars competition champion in 1974, the second year of the televised sporting event. Conteh is now an after-dinner speaker and speaks at venues all across the country.

9th December 1974: American heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali with British champion John Conteh. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

The 1951 Rolling Review Show … # 126

The 1951 Rolling Review Show … # 126

Welcome to the 1951 Rolling Review Show which twice weekly features pieces of music I have enjoyed at some time in my life. I hope you enjoy them as well. Let me know if you do.

“Bright Eyes” – Art Garfunkel

Bright Eyes” is a song written by Mike Batt and performed by Art Garfunkel. It was used in the soundtrack of the 1978 British animated adventure drama film Watership Down. It was the biggest selling single of 1979 in the UK.

John Kilbride (1951-1963)

1951 Club

john-kilbrideJohn Kilbride was a 12-year-old child victim of the notorious ‘Moors Murderers’ Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.He was born on the 15th May 1951. He was abducted from Ashton-Under-Lyne market, and taken up to Saddleworth Moor where he was assaulted, strangled and buried. The date was November 23rd 1963.
John’s body was later recovered and buried in Hurst Cemetry, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire.

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Hotel Sahara (1951)

Hotel Sahara (1951)

Hotel Sahara is a 1951 British war comedy starring Yvonne De Carlo, Peter Ustinov and David Tomlinson.

In WW2, desert hotel proprietors Emad and Yasmin are caught between the warring armies and have to constantly shift their political allegiance to whichever army happens to control the area.