Monday October 8th English: The Forgotten World Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Part 5 Tuesday October 9th According to this list, Yellow Magic Orchestra appeared on BBC 2’s The Old Grey Whistle Test tonight. Sadly, this list doesn’t corroborate it. In the absence of any other information, here’s a concert of theirs at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, from August 4th. Wednesday October 10th For some reason, there’s an extra UK Albums Chart today, including these new entries: No 1: Regatta de Blanc The Police No 34: Survival Bob Marley & The Wailers No 66: Not That I Am Biased Max Boyce No 70: Joe’s Garage, Act 1 Frank Zappa No 71: Entertainment! Gang of Four And on BBC 2, the second and final series of Ripping Yarns begins with Whinfrey’s Last Case. Thursday October 11th The North Yorkshire County Council String Orchestra visit our school. The first edition of Doctor Who Weekly is published. There being no newsagent in the village (I know this sounds unlikely but it’s true), I was slightly out of sync with comics and didn’t know anything about this until the publication of No 2 the following week. If you think I’ve got the date wrong because it says October 17th on the front, please read this. Star Wars Weekly No 86 Top of the Pops Presented for the first time by Andy Peebles, with music from The Dooleys, Errol Dunkley and Chic. Full list here. Friday October 12th English: String Orchestra Friday Night, Saturday Morning is hosted by former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, with guests including Harry Secombe, Pat Phoenix and Tony Benn. It did not necessarily go well. Saturday October 13th Doctor Who: City of Death - Part Three 2000 AD Prog 135 - I remember particularly liking this week’s Judge Dredd at the time, about a man who manages to rob banks by using a time field which allows him to move at a different speed to everyone else. In the evening, I stay overnight at my Gran’s house in Castleford. There is a massive storm, which I subsequently write about in my English book. Sunday October 14th UK SINGLES CHART No 1: Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles No 30: Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! ABBA No 33: Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen No 40: Nuclear Device The Stranglers No 43: Smash It Up The Damned No 58: Sarah Thin Lizzy No 60: Memories Public Image Ltd No 62: So Much Trouble in the World Bob Marley & The Wailers UK ALBUMS CHART No 1: Regatta de Blanc The Police No 3: Whatever You Want Status Quo No 58: Victim of Love Elton John
Monday October 8th - Sunday October 14th, 1979
TERM 1: Week 6
TERM 1 (Sept - Dec 1979) Week 0 (Aug 25 - Sep 2, 1979) Week 1 (Sep 3 - Sep 9, 1979) Week 2 (Sep 10 - Sep 16, 1979) Week 3 (Sep 17 - Sep 23, 1979) Week 4 (Sep 24 - Sep 30, 1979) Week 5 (Oct 1 - Oct 7, 1979) Week 6 (Oct 8 - Oct 14, 1979) Week 7 (Oct 15 - Oct 21, 1979) Half Term (Oct 22 - Oct 28, 1979) Week 8 (Oct 29 - Nov 4, 1979) Week 9 (Nov 5 - Nov 11, 1979) Week 10 (Nov 12 - Nov 18, 1979) Week 11 (Nov 19 - Nov 25, 1979) Week 12 (Nov 26 - Dec 2, 1979) Week 13 (Dec 3 - Dec 9, 1979) Week 14 (Dec 10 - Dec 16, 1979) Week 15 (Dec 17 - Dec 23, 1979) Christmas (Dec 24 - Dec 30, 1979) New Year’s Eve (Dec 31, 1979)
TERM 1 IN LINK FORM
Destiny of the Daleks Sep 1, 1979
Cars Gary Numan
ITV Returns Oct 24,1979
Monday October 8th English: The Forgotten World Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Part 5
Monday October 8th - Sunday October 14th, 1979
TERM 1: Week 6
Sunday October 14th UK SINGLES CHART No 1: Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles No 30: Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! ABBA No 33: Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen No 40: Nuclear Device The Stranglers No 43: Smash It Up The Damned No 58: Sarah Thin Lizzy No 60: Memories Public Image Ltd No 62: So Much Trouble in the World Bob Marley & The Wailers UK ALBUMS CHART No 1: Regatta de Blanc The Police No 3: Whatever You Want Status Quo No 58: Victim of Love Elton John
Saturday October 13th Doctor Who: City of Death - Part Three 2000 AD Prog 135 - I remember particularly liking this week’s Judge Dredd at the time, about a man who manages to rob banks by using a time field which allows him to move at a different speed to everyone else. In the evening, I stay overnight at my Gran’s house in Castleford. There is a massive storm, which I subsequently write about in my English book.
Friday October 12th English: String Orchestra Friday Night, Saturday Morning is hosted by former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, with guests including Harry Secombe, Pat Phoenix and Tony Benn. It did not necessarily go well.
Thursday October 11th The North Yorkshire County Council String Orchestra visit our school. The first edition of Doctor Who Weekly is published. There being no newsagent in the village (I know this sounds unlikely but it’s true), I was slightly out of sync with comics and didn’t know anything about this until the publication of No 2 the following week. If you think I’ve got the date wrong because it says October 17th on the front, please read this. Star Wars Weekly No 86 Top of the Pops Presented for the first time by Andy Peebles, with music from The Dooleys, Errol Dunkley and Chic. Full list here.
And on BBC 2, the second and final series of Ripping Yarns begins with Whinfrey’s Last Case.
Wednesday October 10th For some reason, there’s an extra UK Albums Chart today, including these new entries: No 1: Regatta de Blanc The Police No 34: Survival Bob Marley & The Wailers No 66: Not That I Am Biased Max Boyce No 70: Joe’s Garage, Act 1 Frank Zappa No 71: Entertainment! Gang of Four
Tuesday October 9th According to this list, Yellow Magic Orchestra appeared on BBC 2’s The Old Grey Whistle Test tonight. Sadly, this list doesn’t corroborate it. In the absence of any other information, here’s a concert of theirs at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, from August 4th.
TERM 1 IN LINK FORM
Destiny of the Daleks Sep 1, 1979
Cars Gary Numan
ITV Returns Oct 24,1979
Iran Hostage Crisis Nov 4, 1979
Life of Brian Debate Nov 9, 1979