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Birthdays

Events

  • 1968: new Beatles single Hey Jude released in the UK.
  • 1984: Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage
  • 1998: New Order play Reading festival.

Charts

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

  • 1967: Scott McKenzie - San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) (4/4)
  • 1977: Elvis Presley - Way Down (1/5)
  • 1978: Commodores - Three Times A Lady (3/5)
  • 1987: Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up (2/5)
  • 1992: Snap! - Rhythm Is A Dancer (5/6)
  • 1998: Manic Street Preachers - If You Tolerate This... (1/1)
  • 2009: Dizzee Rascal - Holiday (1/1)

Top of the Pops

host DJ and number one single.

  • 1979: David Jensen. Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore.
  • 1984: Richard Skinner & Mike Smith, with Simon Bates & Jimmy Savile on a train. George Michael - Careless Whisper. (Intercity special in two parts [1])
  • 1990: Mark Goodier. Bombalurina - Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini.
  • 1996: Simon Mayo. Spice Girls - Wannabe.
  • 2002: Richard Blackwood. Blazin' Squad - Crossroads. 

Publications

Stamps

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