BBC Radio 1 is launched at 6.55 am, with the 'Breakfast Show' presented by Tony Blackburn. The new BBC radio station set-up also includes BBC Radio 2 replacing The Light Programme, Radio 3 replacing the Third Programme (or the Third Network) and Radio 4 replacing the Home Service. Radio Times scans GraemeWood
- BBC One
- 5.25 pm - Doctor Who - The Abominable Snowmen Pt. 1. Starting today, a new adventure in space and time starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who.
- 6.45 pm The Monkees Four young men and their music ... finding fun in their way-out way ... and heading for the top of the charts. A film series for the young in heart starring Davy Jones, Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz, and Mike Nesmith.
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