The home of Britain’s PM at 10 Downing St is a bit of a TARDIS, with that famous door leading to a complex of more than 100 rooms. It’s actually three 300-year-old houses – a mansion, townhouse and cottage – joined together.
The most famous wearer of the No 10 jersey, the nowretired Argentine footballer aka “El Pibe de Oro” (Golden Boy) is still best known for his 1986 World Cup England-beating handball foul dubbed the “Hand of God”.
Aussie “boy band” the Ten Tenors, known for its rock-opera interpretations of hits by modern bands including Queen, Aerosmith and AC/DC, has had a rolling roster of singers touring worldwide since 1995.
Dud & Bo
Blake Edwards’ 1979 rom-com 10 cast Bo Derek in her film debut as Jenny, an object of infatuation for Dudley Moore’s middle-aged loser. Her cornrow plaits and the scene where she runs on the beach became iconic.
Radio “Tencodes” were first developed in the ’30s by US state police, but Citizens Band radio enthusiasts had made them their own by the ’70s, with “10-4” (meaning “understood”) the sign-off for every trucker’s conversation.