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Days of the Week

click year for specific date

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

*Easter Sunday (last 1859, 2095)

Birthdays

  • Barbra Streisand (b. 1942), Tony Visconti (b.1944), Captain Sensible (1954), Paula Yates (b.1960, dec.), Kelly Clarkson (b.1982).

Events

  • 1965: FA Cup Final, Leeds Utd. v. Liverpool.
  • 1982: 27th Eurovision Song Contest in Harrogate, UK.
  • 1986: Wallis Simpson dies, aged 89.
  • 1987: Final edition of The Tube.
  • 1990: West & East Germany agree to merge currency & economies on 01 July.
  • 1993: an IRA bomb explodes in Bishopsgate in London's financial district
  • 1994: Bomb attack in centre of Johannesburg.
  • 2005: Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, becoming Pope Benedict XVI.
  • 2018: US President Donald Trump hosts his first state dinner for visiting French President Emmanuel Macron.

Top of the Pops

year (click for show details): Presenter(s). No.1 Artist - Song.

Charts

year (click for full chart), with no.1 single (new in bold)

  • 1973: Dawn ft Tony Orlando - Tie A Yellow Ribbon.(2/4)
  • 1979: Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes (3/6)
  • 1984: Lionel Richie - Hello (6/6)
    Theme from S Express

    Theme from S Express

  • 1988: S-Express - Theme from S-Express (1/2)
  • 1994: Prince - The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (2/2)
  • 2005: Tony Christie Peter Kay - Amarillo (6/7)
  • 2011: LMFAO - Party Anthem (2/4)

Publications

1965-04-24 TVT 1 cover

1965

1971-04-24 RT 1 cover

1971

1971-04-24 TVT 1 cover

1971

1982-04- Look-in 1 cover Altered Images

1982

1985-04-24 Smash Hits 1 cover Nick Rhodes

1985

Stamps

1967-04-24 British Flora 3 4d

1967

1974-04-24 Fire Service 1 3.5

1974

2012-04-24 Pigs 5 1st

2012