Celebrities

  • Leo McKern born (1920)
  • Jerry Lewis born (1926)
  • Erik Estrada born (1949)
  • Jimmy Nail born (1954)
  • Nancy Wilson born (1954)
  • Jerome Flynn born (1963)

Cinema

  • Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde released in UK cinemas (1942)
  • The House of Fear (Sherlock Holmes) released in US cinemas (1945)
  • The Absent Minded Professor released in US cinemas (1961)
  • The Crazies released in US cinemas (1973)
  • The Exorcist released in UK cineams (1974)
  • Tank released in US cinemas (1984)
  • Terms of Endearment released in UK cinemas (1984)
  • The Ice Pirates released in US cinemas (1984)
  • Weekend At Bernie’s released in UK cinemas (1990)

Doctor Who

Music

  • “It’s Almost Tomorrow” by Dream Weavers at No 1 in the UK Singles Chart (1956)
  • This Is Sinatra by Frank Sinatra at No 1 in the UK Albums Chart (1957)
  • “Billy, Don’t Be A Hero” by Paper Lace at No 1 in the UK Singles Chart (1974)
  • Spartacus by The Farm at No 1 in the UK Albums Chart (1991)

Radio

  • BBC Radio Guernsey began broadcasting (1982)

Star Trek

The Next Generation

  • “The Outcast” debuts on US TV (1992)

Television

  • Widows debuts on UK TV (1983)
  • Dalziel and Pascoe, starring Warren Clarke and Colin Buchanan, debuted on UK TV (1996)