Tuesday 20 December – On This Day

Happy birthday to – Ashley Cole (footballer), Kevin Greening (radio presenter) & Jenny Agutter (actress)

2000, Ritchie and J from Five were remanded on bail following a court appearance in connection with a fight in a Dublin pub. They were charged with public order offences.

1986, The Housemartins were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of The Isley Brothers ‘Caravan Of Love.’ It was only the second a cappella song to be a No.1 hit after ‘Only You’ by the Flying Pickets.

1980, Twelve days after John Lennon was shot dead in New York City, (Just Like) Starting Over gave the former Beatle his first ever UK solo No.1 single. Taken from his Double Fantasy album.