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Birthdays

  • Ian McKellen (b.1939), Frank Oz (b.1944), DLT (b.1945), Paul Weller (b.1958), Jonny Wilkinson (b.1979),

Events

  • 1973: First three albums released on Virgin records.
  • 1977: Liverpool win first ever European Cup, Star Wars released in the US.
  • 1985: Marathon Music Quiz (R1), British Top 3 in the US
  • 2002: 47th Eurovision Song Contest held in Tallinn, Estonia.
  • 2018: Irish referendum on abortion; BBC Music Biggest Weekend
  • 2020: Global cases of coronavirus pass 5.4m

Charts

  • 1967: The Tremeloes - Silence is Golden (2/3)
  • 1976: ABBA - Fernando (4/4)
  • 1982: Madness - House of Fun (1/2)
  • 1997: Eternal - I Wanna Be the Only One (1/1)
  • 2003: R Kelly - Ignition remix (3/4)
  • 2008: Rihanna - Take A Bow (1/2)
  • 2014: Sam Smith - Stay With Me (1/1)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1967: Alan Freeman. The Tremeloes - Silence is Golden
  • 1972: Ed Stewart. T-Rex – Metal Guru.
  • 1973: Tony Blackburn. Wizzard – See My Baby Jive
  • 1978: Tony Blackburn. Boney M – Rivers Of Babylon
  • 1989: Simon Mayo. Various – Ferry Cross The Mersey.
  • 1995: Stewart Lee & Richard Herring. Robson & Jerome – The White Cliffs Of Dover. Co-host Richard Herring gets away with saying the word 'wanker' whilst introducing Michelle Gayle
  • 2001: Gail Porter. S. CLUB 7 – Don’t Stop Movin’

Publications

Stamps

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