Entertainment - Road Safety - Green Cross Code Song - London
Comedian Tommy Cooper and constable Edward McLernon, of Manchester and Salford Police, are supported by a "backing group" of pupils from Rackhouse Junior School, Wythenshawe, Manchester, as they sing the "Green Cross Code" song, with words by PC McLernon and song to a traditional folk melody. The song has been recorded by singer Partridge Green and copies of the record and the sheet music are to be supplied to all schools in Manchester and Salford for use in teaching the Green Cross Code, launched last April to train young children to cross the road in safety.
Carry on biding
A new role for "Carry On" film actress, Hattie Jacques, is that of real-life auctioneer. She is seen as today's Churchill Hotel first anniversary gala launch of ACE, the British Travel Industry's new conference association * auctioning their birthday cake. The auction aids the British Leukemia Fund of which Miss Jacques is London President. 6/10/1980: Hattie Jacques died at the age of 56. She died at her home in earls Court, london, said her agent Felix de Wolfe. "I think it was a heart attack. It was very sudden", he said.
1970 Miss United Kingdom Final - Blackpool
Comedian Norman Wisdom at Blackpool with some of the competitors in the final of the Miss United Kingdom contest, in which he is a judge. The girls are (from l-r) Carol Ann Bull, 23, of Brighton, Pauline Renshaw, 22, of Southsea, Lynne Nicholson (Miss Newcastle), 19, of Nookside, Gaynor Lacey, 20, of Woolton, Liverpool, Penelope Stevenson (Miss Hull), 22, of North Ferriby, Anthea Redfern (Miss Hammersmith), 22, of London, Jean Galston (Miss Manchester South), 18, of Manchester, Yvonne Ormes (Miss England), 21, of Nantwich, and Caroline Holmes, 19, of Bristol.
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