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05 April
April 07 April
Easter Sunday: 1969, 1980.

Good Friday: 2007, 2012

Easter Monday: 2015, 2026.

April


Birthdays

  • Rory Bremner (b.1961), Paul Rudd (b.1969),

Events

  • 1968: 13th Eurovision Song Contest held in London
  • 1974: 19th Eurovision Song Contest held in Brighton.
  • 1991: last ever edition of Record Mirror.
  • 1992: RIP Isaac Asimov
  • 1995: Bruno Brookes' final TOTP.
  • 1998: RIP Tammy Wynette
  • 2020: BBC radio introduces new 'coronavirus' schedules

Charts

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

  • 1967: Engelbert Humperdinck - Release Me (6/6)
  • 1976: Brotherhood of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me (2/6)
  • 1982: Goombay Dance Band - Seven Tears (3/3)
  • 1997: R Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly (1/3)
  • 2003: Room 5 Ft Oliver Cheatham - Make Luv (2/4)
  • 2008: Estelle ft Kanye West - American Boy (3/4)
  • 2014: Aloe Blacc - The Man (1/1)
  • 2018: Lil Dicky ft Chris Brown - Freaky Friday (1/1)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1967: JS. Engelbert Humperdinck - Release Me.
  • 1972: Tony Blackburn. Nilsson - Without You.
  • 1978: Noel Edmonds. Brian & Michael – Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs.
  • 1989: Simon Mayo & Anthea Turner. Madonna - Like A Prayer
  • 1995: Bruno Brookes. Take That - Back For Good. After presenting 48 editions, Bruno Brookes makes his last appearance on TOTP
  • 2001: Richard Blackwood. Hear’Say – Pure And Simple

Publications

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