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Birthdays

  • Jim Corr (b.1964), J.K. Rowling (b.1965), Will Champion (Coldplay, b.1978), Simon/Stephanie Hirst (b.1975), Harry Potter (b.1980)

Events

  • 1968: first episode of Dad's Army shown on BBC One; The Beatles close Apple Boutique in London, giving clothes away for free
  • 1971:  Apollo 15 astronauts take 6½ hour electric car ride on Moon
  • 1976: Olympic marathon run in Montreal
  • 1990: Bosnia-Herzegovina declares independence

Charts

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

  • 1968: Tommy James & The Shondells - Mony Mony (1/3 n.c.)
  • 1973: Gary Glitter - I'm The Leader of the Gang (I Am) (2/4)
  • 1979: The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays (2/4)
  • 1984: FGTH - Two Tribes (8/9)
  • 1988: Yaz - The Only Way Is Up (1/5)
  • 1994: Wet Wet Wet - Love Is All Around (10/15)
  • 2005: James Blunt - You're Beautiful (3/5)
  • 2011: JLS ft DEV - She Makes Me Wanna (1/1)
  • 2015: Little Mix - Black Magic (3/3)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1969: Alan Freeman. The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women.
  • 1975: Tony Blackburn. Bay City Rollers - Give A Little Love.
  • 1980: no show due to strike. (final week)
  • 1986: Janice Long & Mike Read. Chris de Burgh - The Lady in Red
  • 1998: Jayne Middlemiss. Spice Girls - Viva Forever.
  • 2005: Fearne Cotton & Christian O'Connell. James Blunt - You're Beautiful

Publications

Stamps

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