Hit Ridley Scott show The Terror has revealed the supernatural drama's links with the north and north-east.
James Cameron and his wife Winnie beam with joy as they leave hospital in Aberdeen with their new-born daughter Lesley in July 1968.
Fife woman Rena Stewart and Dundonian Margery Forbes joined forces to translate Nazi tyrant Adolf Hitler's last will and testament.
John Gordon Fletcher was wrongly labelled Jewish by the Nazis and was the only known Dundonian to have died at Auschwitz.
Aberdeen man Arthur Jackson was fixated when he first saw Hollywood star Theresa Saldana in the movie Defiance 40 years ago.
Napoleon's lost legions were the cunning instigators of some great escapes from Perth prison.
Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson fought off a cold to take the city by storm when he made a triumphant return to Dundee in January 1916.
Fight fans dived for shelter to the sounds of air-raid sirens during an open-air title bout in Dundee which took place in a blizzard 80 years ago.
Jock Porter was Scotland’s first Isle of Man TT champion who built his own motorcycles.
Football legend Jim McLean revealed his biggest regret as Dundee United manager in a 'lost' interview which was never published.
The Stone of Destiny theft in 1950 forced the closure of the border between Scotland and England for the first time in 400 years.
Sam Clow will tuck into his Christmas dinner alongside his young family with his pager beside his festive fayre.
It was the undisputed “celebrity wedding of the year” when pop superstar Madonna tied the knot with movie director Guy Ritchie in a Highland castle two decades ago.
NCIS hero David McCallum became an unlikely chart star 20 years ago at the age of 67 with the godfather of gangsta rap.
Scotland are off to a major tournament for the first time since 1998.
They are the men from RAF Montrose who died in the service of their country and lie buried far from home.
Journalist and filmmaker Louis Theroux is known for taking a walk on the wild side.
James Bond and Dirty Harry are two of the greatest movie characters of all time.
She was the ‘wild’ puma who became a celebrity after being captured in the Highlands 40 years ago.
It was back-breaking work for pickers who took the chance to earn extra income "tattie howkin'".
It was the day two Aberdeen teams were on the wrong end of the highest-scoring day in Scottish Cup history.
He was the Canadian pilot who got his wings at Montrose before he vanished off the map in the Battle of Britain.
It was the Dandy Dons rout 30 years ago which put a cork in Champagne Charlie’s triumphant return to Parkhead.
South-east Asia was hell on earth for the Black Watch as they fought to reclaim the land from the Japanese.
They were the automotive pioneers who almost took the car industry Back to the Future.
It was the private concert for a teenage Mearns schoolboy which sums up the magic of Jim Kerr.
Perhaps the greatest-ever European player, Johan Cruyff would help transform the way football was played.
The oil rig which erupted in a fireball 10 weeks after Piper Alpha only to go on fire again three times in Dundee
Texan troubleshooter Red Adair’s rescue team tamed the flames of an ill-fated North Sea oil rig - only for it to go on fire again three times in Dundee.
Few enslaved Africans were brought back to Scotland but some of those who did would become key figures in dismantling the slave trade.
The shackled legacy of the north-east’s ties to the slave trade was left on trafficked humans sold to the highest bidder.