Following a brief stint in the US soap, the British actress was such a success with the producer Aaron Spelling he cast her in six more of his shows including 'The Colbys', 'The Love Boat' and 'Beverly Hills 90210'.
More recently Beacham is a Coronation Street regular playing Martha Fraser - Ken Barlow's love interest.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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