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22 May
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Birthdays

  • Robert Moog (b.1934, dec.), Anatoli Karpov (b.1951), Anne-Marie David (b.1952), Thereza Bazar (b.1957), Bob Mortimer (b.1959), Gwenno Saunders (b.1981).

Events

  • 1968: Beatles open second Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road, London.
  • 1969: The Who release double album Tommy.
  • 1981: England V Scotland at Wembley.
  • 1984: Paris, Texas directed by Wim Wenders wins the Palme d'Or
  • 1988: Simon Mayo takes over The Breakfast Show on R1
  • 1989: Sex, Lies, and Videotape directed by Steven Soderbergh wins the Palme d'Or.
  • 1994: Pulp Fiction directed by Quentin Tarantino wins the Palme d'Or.
  • 1998: The Good Friday Agreement is accepted in a referendum in Northern Ireland
  • 2015: 60th Eurovision Song Contest held in Vienna.
  • 2017: UK terror threat raised to critical following Manchester bombing. Roger Moore dies, aged 89.
  • 2019: European Elections in the UK.
  • 2020: FA Cup Final.

Charts

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

  • 1971: Dawn - Knock Three Times (3/5)
  • 1978: Boney M - Rivers of Babylon/Brown Girl in the Ring (3/5)
  • 1993: Ace of Base - All That She Wants (2/3)
  • 1999: Shanks & Bigfoot - Sweet Like Chocolate (1/2)
  • 2004: Frankee - F.U.R.B. (2/3)
  • 2010: Bob ft Bruno Mars - Nothin' On You (1/1)

Publications

DISC-1964-05-23-01
1970-05-23 TVT 1 cover
1970-05-23 Rt 1 cover
1975-05-23 Weekend 1 cover
1979-05-23 BRAVO Mag
1987-05-23 No1 1 cover
1992-05-23 RT 1 cover
2015-05-23 RT 1 cover
2020-05-23 RT 1 cover
2020-05-23 TVT 1 cover
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