Metal Mickey. - Unbeknownst to many of his fans, Metal Mickey was actually already a minor showbiz personality before his eponymously titled series was first broadcast. In 1978 he released a novelty record, ‘Lollipop’, on the EMI label and on the back of this started making appearances on some of the most popular television shows of the time: TISWAS, The Generation Game, Jim’ll Fix It and Game for a Laugh to name a few.
INFOGRAPHIC: On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched the world’s first artificial satellite. An historic milestone that would radically change the world of communications. Today, satellites are fundamental to our daily lives, and the number of launches is increasing. Here we analyse the 1,234 operational satellites orbiting Earth today. PUBLISHED : Monday, 29 Dec 2014, 9:32am UPDATED : Monday, 29 Dec, 2014, 12:20pm