Southsea girls who entered the Marilyn Monroe competition alongside South Parade Pier in a summer of 1960.
Southsea girls who entered the Marilyn Monroe competition alongside South Parade Pier in a summer of 1960.

23 stunning photos of Portsmouth in the 1960s

Portsmouth was a lot different half a century ago and that is clear from this set of photos from The News’ archives.

Friday, 12th June 2020, 10:09 am
Updated Friday, 12th June 2020, 10:10 am

There was a lot going in the 60s, and these photos show iconic Royal Navy ships, triumphant sailor homecomings and history being made by Pompey.

Enjoy looking through some amazing images that show what was going on in our great city.

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