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Birthdays

Events

  • 1970: 14th European Cup Final: Feyenoord v. Celtic in Milan
  • 1976: Massive earthquake in the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 1978: FA Cup between Arsenal and Ispwich Town
  • 1989: 34th Eurovision Song Contest held in Lausanne
  • 1994: Channel tunnel opened.
  • 2004: Last ever episode of Friends airs in US.
  • 2019: Royal baby born.

Charts

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

  • 1965: The Beatles - Ticket To Ride (3/3)
  • 1975: Mud - Oh Boy (2/2)
  • 1980: Dexy's Midnight Runners - Geno (2/2)
  • 1986: Falco - Rock Me Amadeus (1/1)
  • 1990: Adamski - Killer (1/4)
  • 2001: Geri Halliwell - It's Raining Men (1/2)
  • 2007: Beyoncé & Shakira - Beautiful Liar (3/3)
  • 2012: Tulisa - Young (1/1)
  • 2016: Drake ft. Wizkid & Zyla - One Dance (4/15)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1964: David Jacobs & Pete Murray. The Searchers – Don’t Throw Your Love Away
  • 1965: Pete Murray. The Beatles - Ticket To Ride.
  • 1971: JS. Dave & Ansil Collins – Double Barrel
  • 1976: Noel Edmonds. ABBA - Fernando.
  • 1982: Simon Bates. Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder - Ebony & Ivory.
  • 1993: Tony Dortie. George Michael, Lisa Stansfield & Queen – Days of Our Lives.
  • 2005: Fearne Cotton. Tony Christie feat. Peter Kay – (Is This The Way To) Amarillo.

Publications

Stamps

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