May 9th 1969:

ATV Today’s Sue Jay interviews a Tipton woman who advertised for a husband.

May 8th 1958:

ATV Midland News reported on the grand opening of the British Home Stores department store in Birmingham. 

May 7th 1980:

ATV Today clip of ATV’s plans for the new television franchise period ‘ATV Midlands Limited’ would bid for the Central region from 1982 onwards. Head of Programmes Charles Denton flew from Birmingham to Nottingham to appear at two press conferences.

May 6th 1959:

ATV Midland News reports on the new zoo that has been opened at Alton Towers in Staffordshire.

May 5th 1967:

ATV Today sees David Lloyd report about the Gas Street basin canal area of Birmingham and plans by the council to redevelop the area. The basin was used for several locations in soap Crossroads.

May 4th 1982:

Central News clip of the Wedding at Birmingham Register Office of ELO member, Dave Morgan to a girl he met on tour. Alan Hydes reports.

May 3rd 1973:

ATV Today sees Peter Green report on a machine developed by greyhound owner Harold Scott that exercises his dogs without a dog handler

May 2nd 1957:

ATV Midland News report on the visit of the Queen Mother to Birmingham

May 1st 1973:

ATV Today takes a look at ‘Birmingham pedestrian-only shopping areas’

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