Sunset Song was filmed on location in the Mearns and still casts a spell over audiences after being broadcast 50 years ago.
They were three men who finished work at a slaughterhouse and ended up being involved in another one later the same evening.
It was the first state-owned passenger-carrying railway in Britain; a product of Victoriana which ferried criminals to a place of hard labour in the north-east of Scotland.
It all started with a young girl being sent by her parents to buy a packet of custard powder from a nearby shop in Aberdeen.
He has more clubs than Las Vegas on his CV and his career featured all manner of stratospheric triumphs and Stygian depths.
It was the opposite of Beatlemania. A far-from-packed Beach Ballroom in Aberdeen, as a group of young musicians moved towards the end of their slightly underwhelming gig.
From Buff to Bletchley Park and D-Day to the Desert Rats: recalling some of the cherished faces we lost in 2020
It was a year when many festivals and ceremonial events had to be cancelled because of Covid-19.
Dave McKillop still remembers the time he was given an unexpected mince pie at Pittodrie.
Scotland has never lacked for myths and legends and ample places of natural beauty with a wow factor which doesn't require CGI.
Its rugged scenery, remote locations and resplendent beauty are renowned throughout the world, so it’s hardly surprising many film directors have cried ‘Action’ the length and breadth of Scotland.
It was one of the most remarkable coincidences in the history of Manchester United: the evening when John Fitzpatrick came on as the Red Devils' first-ever substitute for Denis Law in 1965.
It's a time of year when people are concentrating on festive matters, preparing for Christmas parties and wrapping presents.
It was the biggest disaster in the history of the global oil industry. And, even today, 32 years later, people with no other knowledge of the history of the North Sea are familiar with the words Piper Alpha.
There is a rugged beauty to the landscape around Durness, the little village of just 350 people, which lies on the north-west tip of Scotland.
Buff Hardie's family have thanked the many north-east people and organisations who have paid tribute to the Scotland the What? luminary, who died on Tuesday, aged 89.
There were never any airs and graces about Buff Hardie, even as he was creating the mystical world of Auchterturra and enjoying decades of success with Scotland the What?
He was one of the men who created a fictional village called Auchterturra and brought laughter to people all over the world.
It is the television appearance which marked the start of the Eurythmics’ trailblazing career: their performance of Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) on Top of the Pops in 1983.
They are intimate family photographs which show members of a family enjoying a picnic and attending a wedding in the north-east of Scotland in the early 1950s.
The careers of most successful pop and rock groups tend to follow a similar trajectory; initial harmony and common purpose before the relationship gradually breaks down.
Aberdeen supermarket manager tells of having gun put to his head by armed gang while working in London store
It might have happened more than 50 years ago, but Colin MacLeod will never forget the day he had a gun placed to his head and thought he was going to be murdered.
Comedy trio Scotland the What? created their own little world in the north-east and ended up gaining the Freedom of Aberdeen.
Welcome, my friends, to an alternative history of Scottish football; a world where anything was possible and where serious proposals were devised for schemes which would have shaken up the game to a remarkable extent.
Maureen Kelly can recall the exact moment when she recognised the importance of joining forces with her colleagues in Braemar to create an account of how their community had been affected by conflict.
It’s a very long way from the remote pebble-dashed crofts of the Outer Hebrides to the palatial splendour of the White House in Washington.
It’s 75 years since a grateful British nation paused to commemorate the memory of the myriad men and women who sacrificed their lives during the Second World War.
Simon West is in the process of moving house at the moment.
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient settlement at Cruden Bay, dating back to the Iron Age.
They were the most famous family in the battle to secure votes for women.
A mum-of-two has died of cancer aged 43 after raising thousands for charity while fighting the illness.