Tuesday 27 December – On This Day

Happy birthday to – Javine (singer), Duncan Ferguson (former professional football player) & David Knopfler (guitarist, pianist, drummer, singer and songwriter)

2005, It was announced that ‘Crazy Frog’ by Axel F was the best selling UK ringtone of 2005. ‘Tweet Tweet’ by Sweetie Chick was the second and ‘(Is This The Way To) Amarillo’ by Tony Christie and Peter Kay was the third biggest seller. The UK ringtone market was now worth more than double the value of the CD singles sales.

2001, Steps announced they were splitting up. The group had notched up 13 Top 5 UK singles and had become Britain’s biggest live act.

1975, Queen started a two-week run at No.1 on the UK chart with ‘A Night At The Opera’ the group’s first No.1 album.