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Roy of the Rovers is making a comeback

English football's best ever striker is once again pulling on his boots. Roy Race, the legendary Roy of the Rovers, is making a comeback...
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Rosie the Riveter: The surprising story of an iconic image

It's probably one of the most famous images from the Second World War. Rosie the Riveter or 'We Can Do It!' appeared...
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Fawlty Towers B&B owner says women not welcome

The owner of a B&B in Beverley, East Yorkshire has displayed a sign on his door saying "Women not welcome." John Dixon Hart who...
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Oldies overrun Facebook

Ha! Take that kids. New research has revealed the younger generation are leaving Facebook in their droves. But don't worry Mr Zuckerberg because the...
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Street Fighter is back

Retro gamers and nostalgia buffs will be delighted to know Street Fighter is back. Though in truth it never went away. But publishers Capcom are...
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First text message sent 25 years ago happy birthday SMS

December 4 1992 saw the first text message sent.  Unbelievable.  What did we do before then?  Maybe people rang each and spoke.  Or is...
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Cassette tape comeback and vinyl revival

It's official. The cassette tape comeback is well and truly underway. And the vinyl revival continues thanks to more bands releasing LPs and kids...
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The final call for UK phone boxes

The old curmudgeons at BT are planning to scrap over half of the UK’s remaining phone boxes. The cull will take place over the...
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Panini and the seven hundred quid album

Do you remember swapping football cards in the playground when you were a kid? Buying endless sticks of gum to get your hands on...
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New words from the year you were born

We've all tried those 'top songs from the day I was born' tools. Or 'what was the biggest movie hit from the year of...

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British Comic Book Heroes

Comic book heroes were a part of growing up for most boys back in the day. I'm sure OldnDazed readers will remember all these...