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Thursday, 28 March, 2002, 15:55 GMT
In pictures: History of BBC One globes
BBC One is getting rid of the globe theme that has featured in the channel's "idents" or clips between shows since it was born in 1964. BBC News Online takes a trip down memory lane.

The globe was on BBC One when the channel launched in 1964
The globe was on BBC One when the channel launched in 1964

Other variations on the globe were introduced shortly after the channel launched
Other variations on the globe were introduced shortly after

The logo turned to colour in 1969
The logo turned to colour in 1969

The first globe to be electronically-enhanced was introduced in the 1970s
The first globe to be electronically-enhanced was introduced in the 1970s

The BBC abandoned mechanical globes for a computer-generated one in 1985
The BBC abandoned mechanical globes for a computer-generated one in 1985

The next change of style took place in 1991
The next change of style took place in 1991

Hot air balloons were given globe patterns in 1997
Hot air balloons were given globe patterns in 1997

2002's BBC One
2002's BBC One idents do not have a globe in sight
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