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17 February
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albums released


Birthdays

  • Bobbie Robson (b.1933, dec.), John Travolta (b.1954), Greta Scacchi (b.1960), Matt Dillon (b.1964), Roberto Baggio (b.1967), Molly Ringwald (b.1968), Gary Neville (b.1975).

Events

  • 1964: The Beatles meet Cassius Clay
  • 1972: TV: The Best in Football, Clochmerle
  • 1980: Kenny Everett Video Show (S3)
  • 1983: BBC Children's Programmes 60th anniversary
  • 1985: What's My Line? (ITV)
  • 1990: BRIT awards, Freddie Mercury's last public appearance
  • 2018: BAFTA awards
  • 2020: BRIT awards - 40th edition

Charts

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

  • 1965: The Kinks - Tired of Waiting For You (1/1)
  • 1975: Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Come Up and See Me (Make Me Smile) (1/2)
  • 1986: Billy Ocean - When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going (3/4)
  • 1990: Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U (4/4)
  • 1996: Babylon Zoo - Spaceman (5/5)
  • 2001: Atomic Kitten - Whole Again (3/4)
  • 2007: Mika - Grace Kelly (5/5)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1965: David Jacobs. The Seekers – I’ll Never Find Another You.
  • 1971: Tony Blackburn. George Harrison – My Sweet Lord.
  • 1982: Mike Read. The Jam - Precious.
  • 1988: Nicky Campbell & Gary Davies. Kylie Minogue – I Should Be So Lucky.
  • 1993: Mark Franklin. 2 Unlimited – No Limit
  • 2000: Jayne Middlemiss. Oasis – Go Let It Out
  • 2005: Fearne Cotton & Reggie Yates. U2 – Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own.

Publications

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