ON THIS DAY.
NEWS 1959 Guy Trebert was arrested in Paris. He was the first criminal caught through the use of an identikit picture. 1997 Security men began to evict environmental protesters from trees and tunnels at the site of the proposed second runway at Manchester Airport. 1997 Children's TV programme Teletubbies replaced Playdays.
2005 Korean scientists revealed they had managed to make stem cells tailored to match the individual.
MUSIC 1979 Elton John played a concert in Leningrad, making him the first Western solo pop star to tour the Soviet Union. 2003 Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour explained the PS3 million he was donating to a homeless charity had been raised by selling a London home. NUMBER ONES 2018 Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa: One Kiss 2017 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft Justin Bieber: Despacito (Remix) 2016 Drake ft Wizkid & Kyla: One Dance BIRTHS 1946 CHER, 73, Oscar-winning actress and singer.
1970 LOUIS THEROUX, 49, Documentary maker. 1971 TINA HOBLEY, 48, Actress, famous for her role in Casualty. DEATHS 1975 BARBARA HEPWORTH, British abstract sculptor. 1996 JON PERTWEE, British actor famous for playing Doctor Who.