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02 April
April 04 April
Easter Sunday: 1983, 1988, 1994.

Easter Monday: 1972

Good Friday: 2015


Birthdays

  • Sally Thomsett (b.1950), Alec Baldwin (b.1958), Eddie Murphy (b.1961), Nigel Farage (b.1964), Matthew Goode (b.1978), Leona Lewis (b.1985),

Events

  • 1971: Eurovision Song Contest, Dublin.
  • 1972: Terry Wogan begins his Breakfast Show on R2
  • 1974: The Family
  • 1975: Crossroads wedding.
  • 1976: Eurovision Song Contest, The Hague.
  • 1977: Jesus of Nazareth
  • 1978: New ITV series: Jamie & the Magic Torch, Whodunnit, Rumpole of The Bailey.
  • 1979: The Budget; Miss England, The Tour of Life
  • 1981: Brixton riots
  • 1982: war in the Falklands; Charles & Di at The Grand National.
  • 2010: debut of the eleventh Doctor Who.
  • 2018: Cunk on Britain

Charts

as announced on this day, with no.1 single (new in bold). Click year for full chart.

  • 1968: The Beatles - Lady Madonna (2/2)
  • 1973: Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down (1/2)
  • 1979: Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive (4/4)
  • 1984: Lionel Richie - Hello (3/6)
  • 1988: Pet Shop Boys - Heart (1/3) (fourth no.1)
  • 1994: Take That - Everything Changes (1/2) (fourth no.1)
  • 2005: Tony Christie ft Peter Kay - (Is This The Way To) Amarillo (3/7)
  • 2011: Jennifer Lopez ft Pitbull - On The Floor (1/2)
  • 2020: Weeknd - Blinding Lights (6/8 n.c.)

Top of the Pops

host DJ and number one single. Click year for show details.

  • 1969: Alan Freeman. Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through The Grapevine.
  • 1975: JS. Bay City Rollers – Bye Bye Baby.
  • 1980: David Jensen. The Jam – Going Underground.
  • 1986: Janice Long & John Peel. Cliff Richard & The Young Ones – Living Doll. new theme tune - The Wizard
  • 1998: Zoë Ball. RUN D.M.C. versus Jason Nevins – It’s Like That .

Publications

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