The answer is they all made the Sunderland Echo headlines in 1992.
Want to know more? Read on and see how many you remember.
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*Coronation Street character Rita Fairclough was in Sunderland to open the newly-refurbished Gala Bingo Club. The old Plaza was gone, and a plush new hall was opened by Corrie actress Barbara Knox.
*But there was sad news elsewhere in town. Binns, which became a landmark in Sunderland over the years and the centrepiece of the busy Fawcett Street, announced that it was set to close its one remaining outlet.
*The history books came to life for children from Valley Road Junior School when they staged a Viking camp at Moor House, near West Rainton. The event was arranged for the education department of Sunderland University to give youngsters a better understanding of the Viking invasions.
*Sunderland’s manager Malcolm Crosby took time away from training to brush up on some hairdressing skills. He joined the staff on their first day at Monet’s hairdressing salon at Sainsbury’s in Silksworth.
*Hetton pub The Three Tuns boasted Wearside’s most unusual tourist attraction - the wishing toilet. The idea was dreamed up by landlady Margaret Wedderburn after coins were found at the bottom of the “fountain” one morning.
*Hundreds flocked to Penshaw Monument for the second Festival of the Trees in 1992, including pupils from Shiney Row Primary School.
*Mr Universe Victor Terra caused a few ripples when he stayed at the Houghton home of body-building fans Bryan and Hazel Robinson, before his appearance at the National Amateur Body-building Association’s contest in Gateshead. Victor, 27, was guest of honour at the contest and put on a display for the audience while Mr Robinson was organising the contest.
*And children by the hundreds flocked to the beach for a sandcastle building competition. Did you take part and did you win?