Join us as we travel back four decades. See if you can spot someone you know.

9 photos you might remember if you lived in Sunderland 40 years ago - remember these scenes from 1981?

A jazz band on the march, teenagers on scramble bikes and fancy dress in Farringdon. We have it all in this photo feature from 1981.

Monday, 31st May 2021, 4:55 am

Perhaps you were pictured at Luxdon Laundry or throwing sponges for charity in the town centre. It is all in our look back on Wearside life 40 years ago.

Were you there when Sunderland took on Manchester United in January 1981 or when the Odeon cinema staff were pictured?

To re-live it all, take a look through these archive photos.

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