New book opens a window on a forgotten world of old days, golden memories and more

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A FASCINATING new book is offering a day-by-day glimpse of bygone Glasgow – and the Herald has two copies to give away.

‘The Glasgow Book of Days’ by Norman Ferguson offers a quirky, notable or eccentric event for every day of the year.

For example:

* On June 16, 1985, the Glasgow Apollo put on its final show – The Style Council. The legendary venue played host to the likes of Led Zeppelin, The Who and Johnny Cash.

* On June 17, 1831, a pedestrian – W. McMillan – walked 100 miles in 24 hours, including 30 backwards. He occasionally stopped for wine!

* On June 20, 1983, the Glasgow Smiles Better campaign was launched – featuring Mr Happy.

We have two copies of the book to give away. To be in with a chance see this week’s issue.

Visit www.thehistorypress.co.uk for more details.

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