Eddie the Eagle : 1988
PA NEWS PHOTO 25/1/88: CHELTENHAM PLASTERER EDDIE EDWARDS (24) IN LONDON BEFORE FLYING OUT TO TRAIN WITH THE AMERICAN TEAM BEFORE THE WINTER OLYMPICS IN CALGARY. EDDIE IS TO BECOME BRITAIN'S FIRST OLYMPIC SKI-JUMPER. * 17/07/03 Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards, Britain's most famous ski-jumper, who has taken off in a new direction - by graduating from university as a mature student. The 39-year-old former plasterer, shown here in training before he shot to fame in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, has spent the last three years studying law at De Montfort University, Leicester, and achieved a 2:2.
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Marc Bolan & Gloria Jones
16th SEPTEMBER: Mark Bolan died in a car crash on this day in 1977. Pop star Marc Bolan, of the group T-Rex, and his girlfriend, American singer Gloria Jones, at a party thrown by fellow pop star Rod Stewart, in London.
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Music - The Spectrum - Portobello Road, London
New faces in the antique market of London's busy Portobello Road belong to 'The Spectrum', a London pop group that has been signed to a 100, 000 TV and film contract by producers Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. The group are (l-r) Keith Forsey, Tony Atkins, Colin Forsey, Anthony Judd and Bill Chambers.
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