Preliminary Hearing Set For Glitter

British Glam-rocker Gary Glitter (born Paul Gadd) has been assigned a Jan. 18 hearing on charges of child pornography originally brought in November 1997. At the hearing, a judge from the Crown Court in Bristol, England, will be assigned the case and a timetable for the trial will be announced, according to a spokesman for the court. The singer, best-known for the sports-arena anthem "Rock and Roll Part II," was charged with child-porn possession after 50 lurid photographs of young girls were found on a computer he had taken to a shop for repair.