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Birthdays

  • Lars Von Trier (b.1956), Steven Mackintosh (b.1967), Kirsten Dunst (b.1982).

Events

  • 1975: Vietnam War ends.
  • 1980: Terrorists seize Iranian Embassy in London
  • 1983: Michael Jackson's Beat it US no.1
  • 1988: 33rd Eurovision Song Contest held in Dublin.
  • 1989: World Wide Web first launched in the public domain by Tim Berners-Lee
  • 1999: Soho nail bomb

Charts

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

  • 1964: Peter and Gordon - World Without Love (2/2)
  • 1969: The Beatles with Billy Preston - Get Back (2/6)
  • 1972: Royal Scots Dragoon Guards - Amazing Grace (4/5)
  • 1974: ABBA - Waterloo (1/2)
  • 1985: Phyliss Nelson - Move Closer (1/1)
  • 1989: The Bangles - Eternal Flame (4/4)
  • 1995: Oasis - Some Might Say (1/2) debut no.1
  • 2000: Oxide & Neutrino - Bound 4 Da Reload (1/1)
  • 2006: Gnarls Barkley - Crazy (5/9)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1970: Tony Blackburn. Norman Greenbaum – Spirit In The Sky.
  • 1981: JS. Bucks Fizz - Making Your Mind Up.
  • 1987: Peter Powell & Steve Wright. Madonna - La Isla Bonita.
  • 1992: Claudia Simon & Tony Dortie. Right Said Fred - Deeply Dippy.
  • 1999: Jamie Theakston. Westlife – Swear It Again
  • 2004: Tim Kash & Fearne Cotton. EAMON – I Don’t Want You Back.
  • 2006: Fearne Cotton & Rufus Hound. Gnarls Barkley - Crazy. Red Hot Chili Peppers Special

Publications

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