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14 April April 16 April
Easter Sunday: 1979, 1990, 2001.

Good Friday: 2022

Easter Monday: 1968, 1974

Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Montgomery (b.1933, dec.), Claudia Cardinale (b.1938), Marty Wilde (b.1939), Dave Edmunds (b.1944), Dodi Fayed (b.1955, dec.), Emma Thompson (b.1959), Samantha Fox (b.1966), Katy Hill (b.1971), Emma Watson (b.1990).

Events

  • 1966: The Rolling Stones release Aftermath
  • 1980: OGWT
  • 1986: George Michael's second consecutive solo no.1.
  • 1988: RIP Kenneth Williams
  • 1989: Hillsborough disaster.
  • 2006: Doctor Who returns with New Earth
  • 2016: Drake begins 15-week run at no.1
  • 2017: Doctor Who returns with The Pilot.
  • 2019: Notre Dame cathedral fire.

Charts

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

  • 1965: Cliff Richard - The Minute You're Gone (1/1)
  • 1975: Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby (5/6)
  • 1980: Detroit Spinners - Working My Way Back To You (2/2)
  • 1986: George Michael - A Different Corner (1/3)
  • 1990: Madonna - Vogue (2/4)
  • 2001: Emma Bunton - What Took You So Long? (2/2)
  • 2007: Tim Balland - Give It To Me (1/1)
  • 2012: Carly Rae Jepsen - Call me Maybe (2/4)
  • 2016: Drake ft. Wizkid & Zyla - One Dance (1/15)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1964: David Jacobs & Jimmy Savile. Peter & Gordon - A World Without Love.
  • 1965: Alan Freeman. The Beatles - Ticket To Ride/Yes It Is (both featured).
  • 1971: Ed Stewart. T-Rex – Hot Love
  • 1976: DLT. Brotherhood of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me.
  • 1982: David Jensen. Bucks Fizz - My Camera Never Lies.
  • 1993: Mark Franklin. The Bluebells - Young At Heart.
  • 2005: Richard Bacon & Margherita Taylor. Tony Christie feat. Peter Kay – (Is This The Way To) Amarillo .

Publications

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