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1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986
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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


Birthdays

  • Sam Neill (b.1947), Ray Wilkins (b.1956, dec.), Morten Harket (b.1959), Amy Winehouse (b.1983, dec.).

Events

  • 1984: Hartbeat (BBC One), 1st MTV Video Music Awards: The Cars win with You Might Think.
  • 1986: Bomb attack in Paris, 2 killed
  • 1987: ITV Schools begins on C4.
  • 1997: Candle in the Wind 1997 straight in at no.1.
  • 2009:  David Attenborough and Prince William officially open the Darwin Centre at the National History Museum London. RIP Patrick Swayze.

Charts

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

  • 1969: Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising (1/3)
  • 1976: ABBA - Dancing Queen (3/6)
  • 1982: Survivor - Eye of the Tiger (3/4)
  • 1986: The Communards - Don't Leave Me This Way (2/4)
  • 1997: Elton John - Candle in the Wind 1997 / Something About the Way You Look Tonight (1/5)
  • 2003: Black Eyed Peas - Where Is The Love? (2/6)
  • 2008: Kings of Leon - Sex On Fire (1/3)
  • 2014: Calvin Harris ft John Newman - Shame (1/1)
  • 2018: Calvin Harris & Sam Smith - Promises (2/6 nc)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1967: Pete Murray. Engelbert Humperdinck – The Last Waltz
  • 1972: JS. Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now.
  • 1978: JS. Commodores - Three Times a Lady 
  • 1989: Andy Crane & Simon Mayo. Black Box Ride On Time.
  • 1995: Robbie Williams. Michael Jackson - You Are Not Alone.
  • 2001: Josie D'Arby. Bob the Builder - Mambo No. 5.

Publications

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