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06 July
July 08 July


Birthdays

  • Jon Pertwee (b.1919, dec.), Ringo Starr (b.1940),

Events

  • 1973: Wimbledon Finals Day.
  • 1979: Wimbledon Finals Day (Men's: Borg v. Tanner)
  • 1981: Ghost Town goes to no.1.
  • 1991: Bryan Adams begins his 16-week run at No.1 with Everything I Do (I Do It For You).
  • 2018: World Cup quarter finals.
  • 2019: FIFA Women's World Cup Final

Charts

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

  • 1966: The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon (1/2)
  • 1981: The Specials - Ghost Town (1/3)
  • 1987: Pet Shop Boys - It's a Sin (2/3)
  • 1991: Bryan Adams - Everything I Do (I Do It For You) (1/16)
  • 1996: Fugees - Killing Me Softly (5/5 n.c.)
  • 2002: Elvis vs JXL - A Little Less Conversation (4/4)
  • 2013: John Newman - Love Me Again (1/1)
  • 2017: Luis Fonsi - Despacito (8/11 n.c)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1966: David Jacobs. Kinks - Sunny Afternoon.
  • 1977: Tony Blackburn. Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again.
  • 1983: David Jensen & John Peel. Rod Stewart - Baby Jane
  • 1988: Janice Long & Simon Mayo. Glenn Medeiros – Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You.
  • 1994: Mark Goodier. Wet Wet Wet – Love Is All Around.
  • 2000: Jamie Theakston. The No. 1 record, The Real Slim Shady by Eminem, was not shown as it was considered unsuitable for an early evening audience. It was shown instead on the Saturday night repeat.

Publications

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