This video clip is from the Two Ronnies Christmas TV show in 1983, which was shown on BBC1 in the UK.

Cold As Christmas (in the Middle Of The Year) was a double A-side with Crystals and was Elton's fourth single release from the album Too Low For Zero. The song reached #33 in the UK charts during December 1983.

Other big hits from the same album were I'm Still Standing and I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues

During his long musical career, Sir Elton has released 128 singles and 30 studio albums, Too Low For Zero was Elton's second-best selling album of the 80's - it achieved Platinum sales in the UK, U.S. and Canada - and was only surpassed by Sleeping With The Past (1989) which achieved 3x Platinum in the UK, 2x Platnium in Canada and Platinum in the U.S. 

Elton John - Cold As Christmas Vinyl Sleeve
Elton John on the cover of People Weekly in August 1975
Elton on the cover of People Weekly magazine in August 1975