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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6th January - On this Day in History - 1977
The group Sex Pistols, signing a new recording contract with A&M Records outside Buckingham Palace in London, (l/r) Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Paul Cook, new bass player Syd Vicious and the group's manager Malcolm McLaren. 06/01/1977 Picture: PA Photos
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