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17 July
July 19 July


Birthdays

  • Nelson Mandela (b.1918, dec.), John Glenn (b.1921, dec.), Richard Branson (b.1950), Pauline Quirke (b.1959), M.I.A. (b.1975).

Events

  • (1953: The Quatermass Experiment first broadcast [1])
  • 1966: Gemini 10 launched (John Young & Michael Collins)
  • 1971: 58th Tour de France won by Eddy Merckx of Belgium
  • 1979: Medical Express (ns)
  • 1980: First Night of The Proms
  • 1986: First Night of the Proms
  • 2019: Bluedot Festival

Charts

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

  • 1971: T Rex - Get It On (1/4)
  • 1978: John Travolta / O. Newton-John - You're the One That I Want (6/9)
  • 1993: Take That - Pray (2/4)
  • 1999: Ricky Martin - Livin' La Vida Loca (2/3)
  • 2004: Shapeshifters - Lola's Theme (1/1)
  • 2010: Bob ft. Hayley Williams - Airplanes (1/1)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1968: Alan Freeman. The Equals - Baby Come Back
  • 1974: no show due to BBC strike
  • 1985: Peter Powell & Mike Smith. Sister Sledge - Frankie.
  • 1991: Jakki Brambles. Bryan Adams - Everything I Do..
  • 1997: Jayne Middlemiss & Jo Whiley. Oasis - D'You Know What I Mean?

Publications

Stamps

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