The Sex Pistols
THE SEX PISTOLS SIGNING A NEW RECORDING CONTRACT WITH A & M RECORDS OUTSIDE BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: JOHNNY ROTTEN, STEVE JONES, PAUL COOK, NEW BASS PLAYER SYD VICIOUS AND THE GROUP'S MANAGER MALCOM MCLAREN * 28/02/02 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 Sid Vicious and the group's manager Malcom McLaren: The Sex Pistols are to re-release their anti-monarchy punk anthem God Save The Queen to mark the Golden Jubilee, it was announced. Record bosses are hoping the track will finally reach number one second time around as the nation celebrates the royal anniversary in June. It previously missed out on topping the charts when initially issued in the Silver Jubilee week in 1977, with claims since that the list was fiddled to prevent embarrassment to the Royal Family.
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Dolly cloned sheep
Recent, but undated, file picture of Dolly the sheep, the world's first cloned adult animal. Dolly, who is now seven-months-old, was developed by a team at Edinburgh's Roslin Institute. * 14/08/00 The scientists who cloned Dolly the Sheep are to stop experiments involving genetically modifying pigs for human organ transplants because of concerns that deadly new diseases could be passed on to people. 04/01/02: Dolly, the world's first cloned sheep, who has arthritis in her left hind leg at the hip and the knee. Professor Ian Wilmut, of the Edinburgh-based Roslin Institute who led the team which cloned the animal, said there was no way of knowing if the five-year-old's condition was a result of the cloning process.
Norman Wisdom, Tommy Cooper and Harry Secombe
Thomas John Cooper, five-month-old son of comedian Tommy Cooper, was naturally the 'star turn' at his own christening in Christ Church, Turnham Green, London. So when he decided to cry afterwards, famous comedian guests felt they had to join in.
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