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.
A lovely personal gift for any occasion. I did this for my goddaughters christening. All you need is a Sketch pad, a black sharpie and some nice coloured stamp pads (Oh and some wet wipes for the inky fingers). I'm going to have it mounted and framed with her full name and christening date printed below.
The London Stone in Cannon Street is the oldest piece of London. It was moved in the 1700s from the south side of the street to the north side and built into the wall of the former Church of Saint Swithun before the church was bombed in WW2, yet the stone was left unharmed. The name “London Stone” was first recorded in historical documents around 1100. - Click on pin for full history.
Superfan sells collection of rare photos of Marilyn Monroe for $66,000
183 rare personal photos of Marilyn Monroe, taken by super fan James Collins, one of 'The Monroe 6' sold at auction. Marilyn knew them by name and granted them special access into her life while she was living in NY.
How a teenage Audrey Hepburn escaped a Nazi brothel... and other intriguing stories of how those who went on to become famous survived the last dreadful days of the war
Audrey Hepburn was a young girl in Holland during World War Two. She lived in fear of being kidnapped and taken to a military brothel as so many other girls had been. She was once picked up by the Germans to work on their kitchens but managed to escape. She began working for the Resistance, carrying messages in her shoes.