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Birthdays

Tubular birthday cake 1983

Mike Oldfield, 1983

Events

  • 1968: Lennon & McCartney on the Johnny Carson Show in the US.
  • 1985: 25th European Cup Winner's Cup Everton v. Rapid Wien.
  • 1981: 31st European Cup Winner's Cup Manchester Utd. v Barcelona
  • 1993: FA Cup Final, Arsenal v Sheffield Wed.; 38th Eurovision Song Contest in Cork, Ireland.
  • 1997: ABCNEWS.com launched.
  • 2004: 49th Eurovision Song Contest in Istanbul.
  • 2005: Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith premieres at Cannes Film festival.
  • 2011: The Artist premieres at Cannes Film festival.

Charts

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

  • 1968: Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World (4/4)
  • 1973: Wizzard - See My Baby Jive (1/4)
  • 1979: Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes (6/6)
  • 1984: Duran Duran - The Reflex (3/4)
  • 1988: Wet Wet Wet/Billy Bragg with Cara Tivey - With A Little Help From My Friends/She's Leaving Home (1/4)
  • 1994: Man Utd Football Club - Come On You Reds (1/2)
  • 2005: Akon - Lonely (2/2)
  • 2011: LMFAO - Party Anthem (4/4)

Top of the Pops

  • 1969: Pete Murray. The Beatles feat. Billy Preston. get Back.
  • 1975: Noel Edmonds. Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man
  • 1980: Dave Lee Travis. Johnny Logan - What’s Another Year? 
  • 1986: Mike Smith & Simon Bates. Spitting Image - The Chicken Song.
  • 1998: Jo Whiley. Aqua - Turn Back Time.

Publications

Stamps

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