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1964 1965 1966
1967 1968 1969 1970 1971
1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977
1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
2017 2018


Birthdays

  • Max Bygraves (b.1922, dec.), Peter Bowles (b.1936), Gary Kemp (b.1959),

Events

  • 1958: Blue Peter first broadcast.
  • 1968: Black Power salute at Mexico Olympics.
  • 1972: Afternoon TV on ITV
  • 1978: Blue Peter 20th anniversary. Karol Wojtyla elected Pope John Paul II.
  • 1979: Not The Nine O'Clock News first shown.
  • 1981: Dare album released
  • 1987: Dirty Dancing on UK general release.
  • 2017: Storm Orphelia.
  • 2018: Blue Peter 60th anniversary

Charts

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

  • 1968: Mary Hopkin - Those Were the Days (4/6)
  • 1973: Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level (4/4)
  • 1979: The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star (1/1)
  • 1984: Wham! - Freedom (1/3)
  • 1988: Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time (2/2)
  • 1994: Take That - Sure (2/2)
  • 2005: Sugababes - Push the Button (3/3)
  • 2011: Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris - We Found Love (2/6 n.c.)
  • 2015: Justin Bieber - What Do You Mean (2/5 n.c.)

Top of the Pops

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

  • 1969: Pete Murray. Bobbie Gentry – I’ll Never Fall In Love Again
  • 1975: Noel Edmonds. David Essex - Hold Me Close.
  • 1980: Tommy Vance. The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me.
  • 1986: Simon Bates & Steve Wright. Nick berry - Every Loser Wins
  • 1998: Jayne Middlemiss. Billie - Girlfriend.
  • 2005: Fearne Cotton & Phill Jupitus. Sugababes - Push the Button.

Publications

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