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Birthdays

  • Terry Nation (b.1930), Keith Barron (b.1936, dec.), Dustin Hoffman (b.1937), Nigel Mansell (b.1954), The Edge (b.1961), Roger Federer (b.1981), Princess Beatrice of York (b.1988), Shawn Mendes (b.1998).

Events

  • 1969: The Beatles' Abbey Road cover photo session
  • 1974: US President Richard Nixon announces he will resign at 12pm the following day.
  • 1985: Actress Louise Brooks dies, aged 78.
  • 1988: Duchess of York gives birth to 6 lb 12 oz baby girl.
  • 1990: Iraq annexes Kuwait, Operation Desert Shield launched.
  • 2008: Georgian invasion of South Ossetia; 29th Olympic Games open in Beijing.
  • 2017: Glenn Campbell dies, aged 81.

Charts

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

  • 1971: T Rex - Get It On (4/4)
  • 1978: John Travolta / O. Newton-John - You're the One That I Want (9/9)
  • 1993: Freddie Mercury - Living On My Own (1/2)
  • 1999: Ronan Keating - When You Say Nothing At All (2/2)
  • 2004: Busted - Thunderbirds/3AM (2/2)
  • 2010: Ne-Yo - Beautiful Monster (1/1)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1968: Alan Freeman & JS. Tommy James & The Shondells – Mony Mony
  • 1974: JS. George McRae - Rock Your Baby.
  • 1985: Simon Bates & Richard Skinner. Madonna - Into the Groove.
  • 1991:  Nicky Campbell. Bryan Adams - Everything I Do..
  • 1997: Phill Jupitus. Puff Daddy & Faith Evans – I’ll Be Missing You
  • 2003: Colin Murray & Reggie Yates. Blue Cantrell ft. Jean Paul - Breathe. (R Yates debut)

Publications

Stamps

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