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Birthdays

  • Tom Conti (b.1941), Billie Jean King (b.1943), Jamie Lee Curtis (b.1958), Boris Becker (b.1967), Scarlett Johansson (b.1984).

Events

  • 1978: Royal Mail Christmas stamps issue.
  • 1990: Margaret Thatcher resigns as UK PM
  • 2003: Doctor Who 40th anniversary in RT

Charts

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

  • 1967: Long John Baldry - Let The Heartaches Begin (1/2)
  • 1970: Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knocking (1/6)
  • 1977: ABBA - The Name of the Game (4/4)
  • 1983: Billy Joel - Uptown Girl (4/5)
  • 1987: T'Pau - China In Your Hand (3/5)
  • 1992: Charles & Eddie - Would I Lie To You (2/2)
  • 1998: Cher - Believe (5/7)
  • 2009: X Factor Finalists - You Are Not Alone (1/1)

Top of the Pops

host DJ and number one single.

  • 1973: JS. Gary Glitter – I Love You Love Me Love.
  • 1979: DLT. Dr. Hook – When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman.
    • Due to a BBC strike, this edition of TOTP was made up of repeat performances and videos only with DLT in voice-over. Dave Lee Travis appears in voice-over only.
  • 1984: John Peel & Tommy Vance. Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
  • 1990: Anthea Turner. The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody.
  • 1996: Nicky Campbell. The Prodigy – Breathe.
  • 2002: Sarah Cawood. Christina Aguilera – Dirrty.

Publications

Stamps

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