The contribution that nets and ropes made to the Allied troops during the first and second world wars is something that is sometimes overlooked, but without the efforts of net-manufacturers, many important military products wouldn't have been available.
Jamaican singer and songwriter Bob Marley's unique blend of African rock and reggae music made him an international star - and few songs had more impact than his 1977 hit, Jammin'. It became a surprise UK dance floor-filler, introducing a new generation of young fans to his music.
As the multi-award-winning 2000 animated film from the DreamWorks team, Chicken Run tells the tale of a group of chickens living on a Yorkshire farm in the 1950s. Their prospects are bleak when the couple who own Tweedy Farm decide they should be making more money from the fowl and decide to upgrade from egg production to making chicken pies.
The Sound of Music is one of the most famous musicals in history - partly because it's based on the true story of how the von Trapp family bravely escaped from the Nazi occupation of Austria during World War II.
After John Lennon wrote Strawberry Fields Forever, which was a number two hit for the Beatles in 1967, he described it as his greatest achievement ever. Despite the single being prevented from reaching the number one spot by Engelbert Humperdinck's Release Me (after a four-year unbroken run of chart-topping UK hits), Lennon still felt it was his finest moment as a songwriter.