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25 April
April 27 April

Birthdays

  • David Coleman (b.1926, dec.), Duane Eddy (b.1938), Giorgio Moroder (b.1940),  Roger Taylor (of Duran Duran, b.1960), Melania Trump (b.1970).

Events

  • 1969: FA Cup Final between Manchester City and Leicester City is held at Wembley Stadium; Johnnie Walker joins R1.
  • 1982: Argentina surrenders to Great Britain on South Georgia Island, near the Falkland Islands.
  • 1986: 4th reactor at Chernobyl nuclear power station in USSR explodes. Radioactive contamination reaches much of Western Europe.
  • 2015: 35th London Marathon.

Charts

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

  • 1970: Norman Greenbaum - Spirit in the Sky (1/2)
  • 1977: ABBA - Knowing Me Knowing You (5/5)
  • 1983: Spandau Ballet - True (1/4)
  • 1992. Right Said Fred - Deeply Dippy (3/3)
  • 1998: Boyzone - All That I Need (1/1)
  • 2009: Tinchy Stryder - Number 1 (1/3)
  • 2015: Wiz Khalifa - See You Again (2/2)
  • 2019: Lil Nas X - Old Town Road (2/2)

Top of the Pops

host DJ and number one single.

  • 1979: David Jensen. Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes.
  • 1984: Simon Bates & Janice Long. Lionel Ritchie - Hello.
  • 1990: Bruno Brookes. Madonna - Vogue.
  • 2002: Sarah Cawood. Oasis - The Hndu Times.

Publications

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