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Thursday

1979-05-03

Events

1979-05-03 TVT Election feature

TV Times scan GWood

  • UK General Election.
  • TV: BBC One 10.55 - Decision '79: Callaghan or Thatcher?
    • The polling booths have closed. The count is under way. The candidates prepare themselves for victory, or defeat. In the Results Studio, David Dimbleby and Robin Day welcome you to a night of political drama as your votes add up to the kind of government you have chosen for the eighties. 
  • Magazine with Simple Minds and University of Kent in Canterbury Students Union.
    1979-05-03 Magazine Simple Minds poster

Top of the Pops

presented by JS

  1. (15) GONZALEZ – I Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet (and charts)
  2. (28) The Undertones– Jimmy Jimmy
  3. (19) ABBA – Does Your Mother Know (footage from Snowtime Special: Abba In Switzerland 16-4-79)
  4. (3) M – Pop Muzik
  5. (22) THE DICKIES – Banana Splits (Tra La La Song)
  6. (21) PEACHES & HERB – Reunited (danced to by Legs & Co)
  7. (27) The Police– Roxanne
  8. (30) Mike OldfieldGuilty
  9. (1) ART GARFUNKEL – Bright Eyes (video)
  10. (5) WINGS – Goodnight Tonight (and credits)

Smash Hits

  • Issue: 3-16 May 1979, Billy Idol cover [1]
  • Features: Gimmicks, Mickie Most (by D. Hepworth),
  • Lyrics: Knock On Wood, Pop Muzik, Does Your Mother Know, I'm an Upstart,
  • Bitz: Billy Idol, Amii Stewart, M, The Damned, Bowie, JJ Burnel (Stranglers),
  • Singles: Say When, Boys Keep Swingin', Jimmy Jimmy, Does Your Mother Know?
  • Albums: Second Hand Daylight, Music For Airports, Manifesto.
  • Live: Roxy Music, XTC, Undertones, Mike Oldfield, The Jam, members, Status Quo
  • Centrespread: Village People.
  • Back cover: Squeeze
  • Ads: -
Smash Hits May 3 1979 p.01 Billy Idol
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