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97th day of the year (98th in leap year)

Days of the week

M T W Th F Sa Su
1964 1965 1966 1967 1968
1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
06 April April 08 April
Easter Sunday: 2007, 1996

Good Friday: 2023, 2034

Easter Monday: 1969, 1980, 2007, 2012.

Birthdays

  • Martyn Lewis (b.1945), Florian Schneider (b.1947), John Oates (b.1948), Russell Crowe (b.1964), Duncan James (b.1978), Anne-Marie (Nicholson) (b.1991)

Events

  • 1969: Radio 1 Club Easter week special shows.
  • 1973: 18th Eurovision Song Contest, Luxembourg.
  • 1978: The Police release Roxanne single, which would eventually chart one year later.
  • 1985: Wham perform live in China
  • 1998: George Michael arrested in Beverly Hills
  • 2014: RIP Peaches Geldof, aged 25.

Charts

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

  • 1966: Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore (4/4)
  • 1981: Shakin' Stevens - This Old House (3/3)
  • 1987: Ferry Aid - Let It Be (2/3)
  • 1991: Chesney Hawkes - The One and Only (3/5)
  • 1996: Prodigy - Firestarter (3/3)
  • 2002: Gareth Gates - Unchained Melody (3/4)
  • 2013: Duke Dumont ft. Ame - Need U (100 Percent) (1/2)
  • 2017: Ed Sheeran - Shape of You (13/14 n.c.)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1966: Alan Freeman. The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore.
  • 1977: Kid Jensen. ABBA - Knowing Me, Knowing You.
  • 1983: Simon Bates & Peter Powell. David Bowie - Let's Dance.
  • 1988: Gary Davies & Simon Mayo. Pet Shop Boys - Heart.
  • 1994: Andi Peters. Take That - Everything Changes.
  • 2000: Gail Porter. Westlife - Fool Again.

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