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29 July
July 31 July


Birthdays

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger (b.1947), Kate Bush (b.1958), Daley Thompson (b.1958), Lisa Kudrow (b.1963), Hilary Swank (b.1974).

Events

  • 1966: World Cup Final England v. W. Germany at Wembley; US airplanes bomb demilitarised zone in Vietnam.
  • 1978: Thames Television begins broadcasts
  • 1985: Madonna's gets her first UK No.1 with Into the Groove.
  • 1995: Take That have their 7th UK No.1 with Never Forget.
  • 2006: last regular edition of Top of the Pops broadcast on BBC Two.

Charts

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

  • 1964: The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night (2/3)
  • 1972: Donny Osmond - Puppy Love (5/5)
  • 1974: George McRae - Rock Your Baby (2/3)
  • 1985: Madonna - Into the Groove (1/4)
  • 1989: Jive Bunny - Swing the Mood (1/5)
  • 1995: Take That - Never Forget (1/3)
  • 2000: Craig David - 7 Days (1/1)
  • 2006: Shakira - Hips Don't Lie (1/5 n.c.)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1970: JS. Elvis Presley - The Wonder of You
  • 1981: Steve Wright. Shakin' Stevens - Green Door.
  • 1987: Gary Davies. Los Lobos - La Bamba.
  • 1992: Mark Franklin. Jimmie Nail - Ain't No Doubt
  • 1999: Scott Mills. Ronan Keating - When You Say Nothing..
  • 2006: FINAL EDITION. Various. Shakira - Hips Don't Lie

Publications

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