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19 September
September 21 September


Birthdays

Events

  • 1975: David Bowie US no.1
  • 1978: Joy Division TV debut on Granada Reports.
  • 1986: Rock Around the Clock
  • 1996: 1,700th Top of the Pops.
  • 2004: Brian Clough dies.
  • 2018: Mercury Prize

Charts

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

  • 1967: Engelbert Humperdinck - The Last Waltz (3/5)
  • 1970: Freda Payne - Band of Gold (2/6)
  • 1977: Elvis Presley - Way Down (4/5)
  • 1983: Culture Club - Karma Chameleon (1/6)
  • 1987: Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up (5/5)
  • 1992: The Shamen - Ebeneezer Goode (2/4)
  • 1998: Melanie B ft Missy Elliot - I Want You Back (1/1)
  • 2009: Taio Cruz - Break Your Heart (1/3)

Top of the Pops

host DJ and number one single.

  • 1973: JS. Wizzard - Angel Fingers.
  • 1974: Noel Edmonds. Carl Douglas – Kung Fu Fighting .
  • 1979: Mike Read. Gary Numan - Cars.
  • 1984: Andy Peebles & Steve Wright. Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You.
  • 1990: Nicky Campbell. Steve Miller Band - The Joker.
  • 1996: Tony Mortimer. Fugees - ready Or Not. (1700th edition).
  • 2002: Liz Bonnin. Atomic Kitten - The Tide Is High. 

Publications

Stamps

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