Monday April 21st - Sunday April 27th, 1980
TERM 3: Week 2
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Monday April 21st English: Copy Writing - Night History: The Story of Nelson - Part 7 BBC 1, 4.20 pm: Cheggers Plays Pop, featuring: I’ve Never Been in Love - Suzi Quatro Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners Always and Ever Showaddywaddy BBC 2, 9 pm: Not The Nine O’Clock News - Series 2, Episode 4: kicks off with the famous darts sketch. Is this the beginning of Alas Smith and Jones? It’s obvious here Mel and Griff work well together. There’s a down-to-earthiness about their Oxbridge humour. Wednesday April 23rd Science: Air Thursday April 24th Star Wars Weekly No 114 Incredible Hulk Weekly No 61 Spectacular Spider-Man Weekly No 373 Superhero Fun and Games No 3 Marvel Superheroes No 361 Doctor Who Weekly No 29 featuring a competition to win the BBC’s Doctor Who Sound Effects LP Also news that John Leeson will be returning to the show as K9’s voice for the upcoming season The Target book Doctor Who and the Androids of Tara is published. One of the very few Target novelisations I never had. BBC 1, 7.25 pm: Top of the Pops - presented by Steve Wright, with: The Groove Rodney Franklin (chart rundown) Take Good Care of My Baby Smokie A Forest The Cure Toccata Sky The Greatest Cockney Rip Off Cockney Rejects Check Out The Groove Bobby Thurston (via Legs & Co) Ne Ne Na Na Na Na Nu Nu Bad Manners My Perfect Cousin The Undertones What’s Another Year Johnny Logan Call Me Blondie Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners (playout) BBC 1, 8.30 pm: The Real Thing - Life Sentence: the final episode of James Burke’s series about perception looks at how our brains process language. Friday April 25th English: When I Was Happiest A mission to rescue the hostages held at the US Embassy in Tehran fails badly with no hostages rescued and eight US soldiers dead. Compare this with a similar situation in Colombia on Sunday and another in the UK in two weeks’ time. The Stranglers’ Hugh Cornwell is released from HMP Pentonville. Saturday April 26th 2000 AD Prog 163 BBC 1, 9.05 pm: The first UK broadcast of Dallas spin-off Knots Landing. Here’s the opening sequence, and here’s the scene where Gary and Val arrive at their new home. Sunday April 27th A siege at the Dominican Embassy in Bogota ends peacefully with all hostages freed and the guerrillas safely in Havana. UK SINGLES CHART No 1: Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners No 15: What’s Another Year Johnny Logan No 23: Golden Years EP Motorhead No 31: No Doubt About It Hot Chocolate No 36: Hold On To My Love Jimmy Ruffin No 55: She’s Out of My Life Michael Jackson No 58: Mirror in the Bathroom The Beat No 63: The Bucket of Water Song The Four Bucketeers No 67: Police and Thieves Junior Murvin No 75: Holiday 80 EP The Human League UK ALBUMS CHART No 1: Sky 2 Sky No 14: Empty Glass Pete Townshend No 28: Seventeen Seconds The Cure No 30: Animal Magnetism Scorpions No 75: Strange Boutique The Monochrome Set
TERM 3 (Apr - Jul 1980) Week 1 (Apr 14 - Apr 20, 1980) Week 2 (Apr 21 - Apr 27, 1980) Week 3 (Apr 28 - May 4, 1980) Week 4 (May 5 - May 11, 1980) Week 5 (May 12 - May 18, 1980) Week 6 (May 19 - May 25, 1980) Whitsun 1 (May 26 - Jun 1, 1980) Whitsun 2 (Jun 2 - Jun 8, 1980) Week 7 (Jun 9 - Jun 15, 1980) Week 8 (Jun 16 - Jun 22, 1980) Week 9 (Jun 23 - Jun 29, 1980) Week 10 (Jun 30 - Jul 6, 1980) Week 11 (Jul 7 - Jul 13, 1980) Week 12 (Jul 14 - Jul 20, 1980)
TERM 3 IN LINK FORM
TERM 1 (Sep - Dec 1979) TERM 2 (Jan - Apr 1980)
The Adventure Game May 24, 1980
Iranian Embassy Siege May 5, 1980
Messages OMD
The Big Time Jul 2, 1980
Babooshka Kate Bush
Borg v McEnroe Jul 6, 1980
Q9 Jun 17, 1980
Could You Be Loved? Bob Marley
Who Shot JR? May 26, 1980
Reagan For President Jul 16, 1980
Monday April 21st - Sunday April 27th, 1980
TERM 3: Week 2
HELP ME KEEP THIS WEBSITE ALIVE
TERM 3 IN LINK FORM
The Adventure Game May 24, 1980
Iranian Embassy Siege May 5, 1980
Messages OMD
The Big Time Jul 2, 1980
Babooshka Kate Bush
Borg v McEnroe Jul 6, 1980
Q9 Jun 17, 1980
Could You Be Loved? Bob Marley
Who Shot JR? May 26, 1980
Reagan For President Jul 16, 1980
Saturday April 26th 2000 AD Prog 163 BBC 1, 9.05 pm: The first UK broadcast of Dallas spin- off Knots Landing. Here’s the opening sequence, and here’s the scene where Gary and Val arrive at their new home.
UK SINGLES CHART No 1: Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners No 15: What’s Another Year Johnny Logan No 23: Golden Years EP Motorhead No 31: No Doubt About It Hot Chocolate No 36: Hold On To My Love Jimmy Ruffin No 55: She’s Out of My Life Michael Jackson No 58: Mirror in the Bathroom The Beat No 63: The Bucket of Water Song The Four Bucketeers No 67: Police and Thieves Junior Murvin No 75: Holiday 80 EP The Human League UK ALBUMS CHART No 1: Sky 2 Sky No 14: Empty Glass Pete Townshend No 28: Seventeen Seconds The Cure No 30: Animal Magnetism Scorpions No 75: Strange Boutique The Monochrome Set
Monday April 21st English: Copy Writing - Night History: The Story of Nelson - Part 7 BBC 1, 4.20 pm: Cheggers Plays Pop, featuring: I’ve Never Been in Love - Suzi Quatro Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners Always and Ever Showaddywaddy
BBC 2, 9 pm: Not The Nine O’Clock News - Series 2, Episode 4: kicks off with the famous darts sketch. Is this the beginning of Alas Smith and Jones? It’s obvious here Mel and Griff work well together. There’s a down-to-earthiness about their Oxbridge humour. Wednesday April 23rd Science: Air
Doctor Who Weekly No 29 featuring a competition to win the BBC’s Doctor Who Sound Effects LP Also news that John Leeson will be returning to the show as K9’s voice for the upcoming season The Target book Doctor Who and the Androids of Tara is published. One of the very few Target novelisations I never had.
BBC 1, 7.25 pm: Top of the Pops - presented by Steve Wright, with: The Groove Rodney Franklin (chart rundown) Take Good Care of My Baby Smokie A Forest The Cure Toccata Sky The Greatest Cockney Rip Off Cockney Rejects Check Out The Groove Bobby Thurston (via Legs & Co) Ne Ne Na Na Na Na Nu Nu Bad Manners My Perfect Cousin The Undertones What’s Another Year Johnny Logan Call Me Blondie Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners (playout)
Friday April 25th English: When I Was Happiest A mission to rescue the hostages held at the US Embassy in Tehran fails badly with no hostages rescued and eight US soldiers dead. Compare this with a similar situation in Colombia on Sunday and another in the UK in two weeks’ time. The Stranglers’ Hugh Cornwell is released from HMP Pentonville.
Sunday April 27th A siege at the Dominican Embassy in Bogota ends peacefully with all hostages freed and the guerrillas safely in Havana.
BBC 1, 8.30 pm: The Real Thing - Life Sentence: the final episode of James Burke’s series about perception looks at how our brains process language.