Thursday 29 December – On This Day

Happy birthday to – Steve Kemp (musician), Jude Law (actor) & Aled Jones (singer, television and radio personality, broadcaster)

1984, Band Aid were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ and Madonna was at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Like A Virgin.’

1982, Sets of commemorative stamps in memory of Bob Marley were issued in Jamaica.

1964, The Liverpool Youth Employment Service announced that some school leavers were finding it difficult to get jobs because their ‘Beatle’ style haircuts and clothing were unacceptable to employers.