Anti-British riots take place throughout Ireland leading to Bloody Friday later on in the year. Also the last trolleybus system closed in Bradford after 60 years in operation and the Summer Olymipcs were held in Munich, West Germany while the wall was still up.


Slade: Take Me Back 'ome

Donny Osmond: Puppy Love

David Cassidy: How Can I Be Sure


The Godfather, Last Tango in Paris, Cabaret and Way of the Dragon all made it to the cinemas this year.


Emily and Ernest Bishop got hitched on Corrie, the first episode of Emmerdale Farm is telivised and Mastermind started it's long tv run.