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07 April
April 09 April
Easter Sunday: 2007, 2012.

Easter Monday: 1985, 1996. Good Friday: 1966, 1977.

Birthdays

  • Vivienne Westwood (b.1941), Julian Lennon (b.1963), Patricia Arquette (b.1968)

Events

  • 1964: Ready, Steady, Go! Mod Ball (ITV).
  • 1967: Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, All-Night Light Show Continuum at the Roundhouse.
  • 1973: RIP Pablo Picasso, aged 93
  • 1993: New Order via satellite
  • 1994: Kurt Cobain found dead
  • 2005: Funeral of Pope John Paul II
  • 2010: RIP Malcolm McLaren, aged 64; Outnumbered (S3, BBC 1)
  • 2013: RIP Margaret Thatcher, aged 87
  • 2017: RIP Brian Matthew aged 88

Charts

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

  • 1965: Unit 4 + 2 - Concrete and Clay (1/1)
  • 1975: Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby (4/6)
  • 1980: no chart - see 09 April
  • 1986: Cliff Richard & The Young Ones - Living Doll (3/3)
  • 1990: Madonna - Vogue (1/4)
  • 2001: Emma Bunton - What Took You So Long? (1/2)
  • 2007: The Proclaimers ft Brain Potter & Andy Pipkin - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) (3/3)
  • 2012: Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe (1/4)
  • 2016: Mike Posner - I Took a Pill in Ibiza (4/4)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1964: Pete Murray & David Jacobs. The Beatles - Can’t Buy Me Love.
  • 1965: David Jacobs. Unit 4 Plus 2 - Concrete and Clay.
  • 1971: JS. T-Rex – Hot Love
  • 1976: Noel Edmonds. Brotherhood of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me.
  • 1982: Simon Bates. Goombay Dance Band - Seven Tears.
  • 1993: Tony Dortie. The Blue Bells - Young At Heart.
  • 2005 - moved to Sunday 10 April afternoon due to Charles & Camilla's Wedding on Friday 08 (later postponed to Sat 09).

Publications

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