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Birthdays

Events

  • 1971: Chelsea win 11th European Cup Winner's Cup against Real Madrid.
  • 1979: In Loving Memory (ns, BBC1); FAC 5 & FAC 6 released.
  • 1980: The Empire Strikes Back opens in cinemas.
  • 1981: Francois Mitterand becomes president of France.
  • 1982: British troops land on Falkland Islands
  • 1990: World in Motion by England New Order released.
  • 2005: 50th Eurovision Song Contest held in Kiev. FA Cup Final Arsenal v. Man Utd.
  • 2008: UEFA Champions League Final: Manchester United vs. Chelsea

Charts

year (click for full chart), with no.1 single (new in bold)

  • 1964: Four Pennies - Juliet (1/1)
  • 1969: The Beatles with Billy Preston - Get Back (5/6)
  • 1972: T Rex - Metal Guru (2/4)
  • 1974: Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love (2/4)
  • 1985: Paul Hardcastle - 19 (3/5)
  • 1989: VV AA - Ferry Cross The Mersey (2/3)
  • 1995: Robson & Gerome - Unchained Melody (2/7)
  • 2000: Billie Piper - Day & Night (1/1)
  • 2006: Gnarls Barkley - Crazy (8/9)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1970: Tony Blackburn. England World Cup Squad - Back Home.
  • 1981: DLT. Adam & The Ants - Stand & Deliver.
  • 1987: Simon Bates & Peter Powell. Starship - Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now.
  • 1992: Adrian Rose & Tony Dortie. KWS - Please Don’t Go.
  • 1999: Scott Mills. Boyzone – You Needed Me
  • 2004: Tim Kash & Reggie Yates. Eamon vs. Frankee - I Don’t Want You Right Back.

Publications

1966-05-21 TVt 1 cover
Record-Mirror-1977-05-21-01
1977-05-21 RT 1 cover FA Cup
1983-05-21 Rt 1 cover
1983-05-21 TVT 1 cover
1983-05-21 No1 magazine 1 cover
1986-05-21 Smash Hits 1 cover
1988-05-21 No.1 magazine 1 cover
1988-05-21 TVT 1 cover
1988-05-21 RT 1 cover
1994-05-21 NME 1 cover PSB
2011-05-21 RT 1 cover
2016-05-21 TV & Satellite 1 cover Wallander
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