Friday 16 December – On This Day

Happy birthday to – Danielle Lloyd (fashion and glamour model), Gareth Williams (footballer) & Christopher Biggins (television presenter, pantomime actor)

2001, Robbie Williams and Nicole Kidman started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of the Frank and Nancy Sinatra 1967 No.1 hit ‘Somethin’ Stupid’. The Christmas No.1 for this year. From William’s album Swing When You’re Winning.

1989, Jive Bunny and The Mastermixes had their third and final UK No.1 single with ‘Let’s Party’. With their first three releases making No.1, they equaled the record set by Gerry & The Pacemakers in 1963 and Frankie Goes To Hollywood in 1984.

1983, The Who announced that they were splitting up.