50 years of famous faces 50 years of famous faces

Year 1965
1965 - 1970

"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery." Malcolm X

Did you know?

A Beatles ban in the USSR meant fans had to listen to music on converted X-Ray scans - known as "music on the bones."

Year 1970
1970 - 1975

"As you get older, the questions come down to about two or three. How long? And what do I do with the time I've got left?" David Bowie

Did you know?

When filming "The Italian Job," Michael Caine couldn't drive. He passed his driving test 14 years later - aged 50.

Year 1975
1975 - 1980

"I'm not here for your amusement. You're here for mine." "Johnny Rotten" John Lydon

Did you know?

Iggy Pop is a complete technophobe. He doesn't own a smartphone, and while he can read emails, he has never been able to send one.

Year 1980
1980 - 1985

"If you want to be a millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline." Richard Branson

Did you know?

When Lemmy was four he had 10 teeth removed without anaesthetic. He didn't go to the dentist again until the age of 50.

Year 1985
1985 - 1990

"A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it." Miles Davis

Did you know?

Michael Jackson's 1983 hit "Billie Jean" was the first ever music video by a black artist to air on MTV.

Year 1990
1990 - 1995

“People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they?” Bill Gates

Did you know?

Elsa, from Oasis' debut single "Supersonic," was sound engineer Dave Scott's 9st rotweiller - with a flatulence problem.

Year 1995
1995 - 2000

"I cannot think of a set of circumstances in which a Government can go to war without the support of Parliament." Tony Blair

Did you know?

Robin Williams was was voted both "funniest and least likely to succeed" in High School.

Year 2000
2000 - 2005

"Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me... you can't get fooled again." President George W. Bush, Jr

Did you know?

Beckham was originally planned to appear in "Bend It Like Beckham," but was unable to due to scheduling difficulties.

Year 2005
2005 - 2010

"If you don't have the balls to brake late, that's your problem." Lewis Hamilton

Did you know?

Amy Winehouse was kicked out of Sylvia Young Theatre School for getting her nose pierced and "general slackeritude."

Year 2010
2010 - 2015

"I am God's vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live." Kanye West

Did you know?

Early on Mark Zuckerberg turned down Yahoo! and MTV advertising on Facebook, not wanting to sell out.