THE Daily Echo takes a nostalgic look back at pictures from 30 years.

The date was January 1990 when David Icke posed for a picture at Dillons book shop. The professional conspiracy theorist was in the city promoting his book It Doesn’t Have to be Like This.

Junior Saints were snapped during a presentation attended by Saints players Francis Benali, Rod Wallace and Jason Dodd – all three look incredibly youthful.

While these events were unfolding locally, this is what was happening nationally:

January 1

Rowan Atkinson’s Mr Bean made his television debut in a Thames Television special.

January 25

The Burn’s Day Storm tore through the United Kingdom causing widespread damage over a large area. The hurricane-force winds were reported to have killed 39 people in England and Wales.