1967: The Boys' Own magazine closes after 88 years. No 1 single: I'm A Believer by The Monkees. No 1 TV show: Ken Dodd Show (ITV), 18.7 million viewers.
1977: Clive Sinclair launches the world's smallest TV with a 2in screen. No 1 single: Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul. No 1 TV show: The Sweeney, (ITV), 16.6 million viewers.
1987: Terry Waite is kidnapped in Beirut. No 1 single: Jack Your Body by Steve "Silk" Hurley. No 1 TV show: EastEnders (BBC1), 19.3 million viewers.