A Pop Culture Scrapbook
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17 January
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albums released


Birthdays

  • Cary Grant (b.1904, dec.), Raymond Briggss (b.1935), Kevin Costner (b.1955), Tom Bailey (b.1956), Jane Horrocks (b.1964), Pep Guardiola (b.1971),

Events

  • 1975: In Concert (ns) David Essex (BBC2); The Mike Oldfield Concert at the Royal Albert Hall (BBC2, R3)
  • 1979: Blankety Blank first shown (BBC1)
  • 1981: Agony (S3, ITV)
  • 1983: Vox Pop (ns, BBC1)
  • 1986: Radio Radio (R1)
  • 1987: Surprise, Surprise (S4)
  • 1990: Singer Kim Appleby dies.

Charts

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

  • 1970: Rolf Harris - Two Little Boys (6/6)
  • 1977: David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us (2/4)
  • 1983: Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love (2/2)
  • 1998: Oasis - All Around The World (1/1)
  • 2004: Michelle - All this Time (2/3)
  • 2009: Lady Gaga - Just Dance (2/3)
  • 2015: Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk (5/7 n.c.)
  • 2019: Ava Max - Sweet But Psycho (4/ )

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1968: Jimmy Savile & David Symonds. Georgie Fame – The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde.
  • 1973: Tony Blackburn . Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
  • 1979: Peter Powell. Village People – Y.M.C.A.
  • 1990: Nicky Campbell. NKOTB - Hangin' Tough.
  • 1996: Alan Davies. George Michael - Jesus To A Child.
  • 2002: Jamie Theakston. Aaliyah – More Than A Woman

Publications

Stamps

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