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Carol Hersee, a.k.a The Test-Card Girl. Technically was/still-is, The Most Famous Girl on British Television, for decades.

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BBC Test card. Waiting for kids tv to start on a Saturday morning..... !!

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Waiting for Watch with Mother . The television was not on all day long, remember this

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Google Image Result for http://www.pembers.freeserve.co.uk/Test-Cards/PM5544-BBC2.jpg

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Test Card F. The first BBC colour test card broadcast on July 2nd, 1967, the day after the first colour broadcast..

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from the Guardian

The test card: when a girl and a clown ruled the airwaves

The BBC test card F. Introduced in 1967 and used up to 1998. The girl's name was Carole and she was the 8 year old daughter of George Hersee, a BBC engineer and designer of the card.

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Back in the day, test patterns played all night because TV stopped broadcasting for a few hours after midnight or 1am.

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