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David Essex

  • Jul 23, 1947 (age 72)
  • 5' 10" (1.77 m)
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2019
Godspell
AlbumJul 12, 2019

Godspell

Godspell released.
2017
Grimaldi: The Funniest Man in the World
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MovieNov 25, 2017

Grimaldi: The Funniest Man in the World

An aging Joe Grimaldi builds …
An aging Joe Grimaldi builds up towards an ill advised final comeback, while his son struggles with living in his Father's shadow.
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The Black Prince
MovieJul 21, 2017

The Black Prince

'The Black Prince' is a story of Queen Victoria and the Last …
'The Black Prince' is a story of Queen Victoria and the Last King of Punjab, Maharajah Duleep Singh. His character as it evolves, torn between two cultures and facing constant dilemmas as a result. His relationship with Queen Victoria will be the most impactful relationship in the film, the Queen representing the English culture he was drawn into. The Black Prince begins a lifelong struggle to regain his Kingdom. It takes him on an extraordinary journey across the world.
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2015
Can't Nobody Love You
AlbumNov 17, 2015

Can't Nobody Love You

Can't Nobody Love You released.
2014
The Whisper/This One's For You
AlbumNov 25, 2014

The Whisper/This One's For You

The Whisper/This One's For You released.
The Guvnors
MovieJun 24, 2014

The Guvnors

The Guvnors is both love letter and hate mail to the alpha male. …
The Guvnors is both love letter and hate mail to the alpha male. This story's alpha is Mitch who lives buried in suburban London, having turned his back on his previous life of casual violence and intimidation as part of a legendary South East London firm. In the modern day he's the doyen of respectability and quiet confidence, but Mitch used to be a Guv'nor. This film holds a mirror up to Mitch and shows him the monster once again, buried deep in both DNA and psyche, desperate to break out and wreak havoc.
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2013
Traveller
MovieDec 6, 2013

Traveller

A year in the life of a half-breed Gypsy as he tries, against …
A year in the life of a half-breed Gypsy as he tries, against the odds, to adjust to the 21st century and leave his roots behind.
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The Secret Tour
AlbumNov 3, 2013

The Secret Tour

The Secret Tour released.
SongOct 28, 2013

Rock On
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Reflections
AlbumOct 28, 2013

Reflections

Reflections released.
2012
Forever
AlbumSep 28, 2012

Forever

Forever released.
2011
Be-Bop the Future
AlbumJun 20, 2011

Be-Bop the Future

Be-Bop the Future released.
Stage Struck
AlbumJun 20, 2011

Stage Struck

Stage Struck released.
Hot Love
AlbumFeb 21, 2011

Hot Love

Hot Love released.
2010
Susan Hallam-Wright
MarriageSeptember 2010

Susan Hallam-Wright

Married Susan Hallam-Wright.
2009
The Collections
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AlbumSep 28, 2009

The Collections

The Collections released.
2008
All the Fun of the Fair [Greatest Hits]
AlbumSep 23, 2008

All the Fun of the Fair [Greatest Hits]

All the Fun of the Fair [Greatest Hits] released.
The Silver Collection
AlbumMar 25, 2008

The Silver Collection

The Silver Collection released.
On Tour
AlbumJan 1, 2008

On Tour

On Tour released.
2006
Beautiful Day
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AlbumSep 28, 2006

Beautiful Day

Beautiful Day released.
The One Show
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TV ShowAug 14, 2006

The One Show

The One Show is a British television magazine and chat …
The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme. Broadcast live on BBC One weeknights at 7:00 pm, it features topical stories and studio guests. It is currently co-hosted by Alex Jones alongside Matt Baker (Mondays to Thursdays) and a guest host on Fridays. Various reporters also assist with subject-specific presenting, both in the studio and on location, or through filmed segments. Originally produced in Birmingham and then in BBC's Media Village in White City, London, since 2014 the studio is in Broadcasting House, the BBC's headquarters in London.
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Greatest Hits
AlbumMar 6, 2006

Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits is a greatest hits album released by David …
Greatest Hits is a greatest hits album released by David Essex on 6 March 2006. The album contains 20 of his biggest hits to date.
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2005
What Have You Done Today Mervyn Day?
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MovieDec 7, 2005

What Have You Done Today Mervyn Day?

Shot during the summer of …
Shot during the summer of 2005, this enigmatic film was the second collaboration between Saint Etienne and director Paul Kelly. It follows a young paperboy's adventure across London's last remaining wilderness in the Lea Valley on the eve of the Olympic development. A poetic ode to a metropolitan hinterland that has been forever changed by the impact of the 2012 Olympics games.
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The Complete Collection
AlbumMar 22, 2005

The Complete Collection

The Complete Collection released.
2004
All the Fun of the Fair / Gold & Ivory
AlbumFeb 23, 2004

All the Fun of the Fair / Gold & Ivory

All the Fun of the Fair / Gold & Ivory released.
David Essex / Out on the Street
AlbumFeb 23, 2004

David Essex / Out on the Street

David Essex / Out on the Street released.
Rock On / On Tour
AlbumFeb 2, 2004

Rock On / On Tour

Rock On / On Tour released.
2000
SongSep 25, 2000

Stardust
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A Night at the Movies
AlbumSep 25, 2000

A Night at the Movies

A Night at the Movies released.
The Wright Stuff
TV ShowSep 11, 2000

The Wright Stuff

The Wright Stuff is a British television chat show, hosted …
The Wright Stuff is a British television chat show, hosted by Matthew Wright and aired on Channel 5 on weekday mornings from 9:15 to 11:15am. The series characterised itself as "Britain's brightest daytime show", which "gives ordinary people the chance to talk and comment on everything such as news to the social, emotional and even sexual issues back at home", as well as featuring "showbiz stars and media commentators". The Wright Stuff was nominated as "Best Daytime Programme" at both the Royal Television Society and the National Television Awards.
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1999
I Still Believe
AlbumSep 28, 1999

I Still Believe

I Still Believe released.
Loose Women
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TV ShowSep 6, 1999

Loose Women

Loose Women is a British panel show that has been …
Loose Women is a British panel show that has been broadcast on ITV since 6 September 1999. The show is produced by ITV Studios and is broadcast on weekdays at 12.30pm. The programme was originally broadcast from Norwich before moving to London and focuses on a panel of four female presenters who interview celebrities, discuss their lives, and discuss topical issues ranging from politics and current affairs to celebrity gossip and entertainment news. The show's current main hosts/anchor presenters are Kaye Adams, Ruth Langsford, Andrea McLean and Christine Lampard. The programme has been simulcast in the Republic of Ireland on Virgin Media Two, since January 2015. Its 3,000th episode was broadcast on 15 May 2018.
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1998
Here We Are All Together
AlbumAug 25, 1998

Here We Are All Together

Here We Are All Together released.
1997
Carlotta Christy
Marriage1997

Carlotta Christy

Married Carlotta Christy.
1996
Never Mind the Buzzcocks
TV ShowNov 12, 1996

Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Never Mind the Buzzcocks is …
Never Mind the Buzzcocks is a British comedy panel game, themed on pop music, that aired between 1996 and 2015. It first starred Phill Jupitus and Sean Hughes as team captains, with Hughes being replaced by Bill Bailey from the eleventh series, and Bailey replaced by Noel Fielding from series 21 onward. The show was produced by Talkback for the BBC, and usually aired on BBC Two. The title plays on the names of punk rock band Sex Pistols' Never Mind the Bollocks album, and the punk band Buzzcocks. The series was first hosted by Mark Lamarr, then by Simon Amstell, and later by a number of guest presenters, with Rhod Gilbert hosting the final series.
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Showstoppers
AlbumJun 25, 1996

Showstoppers

Showstoppers released.
1995
Beauty & the Beast
AlbumDec 4, 1995

Beauty & the Beast

Beauty & the Beast released.
Missing You
AlbumNov 10, 1995

Missing You

Missing You released.
Living in England
AlbumAug 30, 1995

Living in England

Living in England released.
Back to Back
AlbumJan 1, 1995

Back to Back

Back to Back released.
1993
Live & Kicking
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TV ShowOct 2, 1993

Live & Kicking

Live & Kicking was a BBC Saturday morning children's magazine …
Live & Kicking was a BBC Saturday morning children's magazine programme, running from 1993 to 2001. The fourth in a succession of Saturday morning shows, it was the replacement for Going Live!, and took many of its features from it, such as phone-ins, games, comedy, competitions and the showing of cartoons. Once Live & Kicking had become established in series two, it reached its height in popularity during series four, when it was presented by Zoë Ball and Jamie Theakston; their final episode won a BAFTA award. After this the series ratings dropped with the launch of SMTV Live on ITV and the show came to an end in 2001.
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Cover Shot
AlbumApr 1, 1993

Cover Shot

Cover Shot released.
1992
Heartbeat
TV ShowApr 10, 1992

Heartbeat

Heartbeat is an English police drama series set in 1960s …
Heartbeat is an English police drama series set in 1960s North Riding of Yorkshire based on the "Constable" series of novels written by ex-policeman Peter N Walker, under the pseudonym Nicholas Rhea, and broadcast on ITV in 18 series between 1992 and 2010. It was made by ITV Studios (formerly Yorkshire Television) at the Leeds Studios and on location. Heartbeat first aired on Friday 10 April 1992 (it was later moved to Sunday evenings). The 372nd and final episode aired on Sunday 12 September 2010.
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1991
The Christmas EP
AlbumDec 1, 1991

The Christmas EP

The Christmas EP released.
Noel's House Party
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TV ShowNov 23, 1991

Noel's House Party

Crinkley Bottom, also popularly referred to as Blobbyland, …
Crinkley Bottom, also popularly referred to as Blobbyland, was the operating title for a series of British theme parks operating in the 1990s. They were created by Noel Edmonds based on the fictional village of Crinkley Bottom where the Noel's House Party television programme was based. The parks operated based on the popularity of Mr Blobby. Three parks were operated under the Crinkley Bottom name in England by Edmonds' company, Unique. However, all of the parks eventually failed and were either closed or rebranded.
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Journey of Honor
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MovieApr 27, 1991

Journey of Honor

In the seventeenth century, Japan is divided between two …
In the seventeenth century, Japan is divided between two forces. The Eastern Army, lead by the Warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu, and the Western Army, which fights for Toyotomi's clan. Despite ...
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1989
Touching the Ghost
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AlbumJan 1, 1989

Touching the Ghost

Touching the Ghost released.
1988
The River
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TV ShowOct 20, 1988

The River

The River follows the tranquil life of lovable, Cockney, ex-convict …
The River follows the tranquil life of lovable, Cockney, ex-convict Davey Jackson who is lock keeper on the canal near the village of Chumley-on-the-Water.
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This Morning
TV ShowOct 3, 1988

This Morning

This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is …
This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is broadcast on ITV. The show airs live on weekdays from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm featuring news, topical items, showbiz, style and beauty, home and garden, food, health, real life and more similar features.
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Billy Cook
Child1988

Billy Cook

Billy Cook born.
Kit Cook
Child1988

Kit Cook

Kit Cook born.
1986
Back in England for Christmas
AlbumJan 1, 1986

Back in England for Christmas

Back in England for Christmas released.
Centre Stage
AlbumJan 1, 1986

Centre Stage

Centre Stage released.
1984
Surprise Surprise
TV ShowMay 6, 1984

Surprise Surprise

Surprise Surprise is a British light entertainment television …
Surprise Surprise is a British light entertainment television programme for ITV that originally ran from 6 May 1984 to 26 December 2001 with Cilla Black as the host. The show returned from 21 October 2012 to 26 December 2015 and was hosted by Holly Willoughby.
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1983
The Whisper
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AlbumJan 1, 1983

The Whisper

The Whisper released.
1982
No. 73
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TV ShowJan 2, 1982

No. 73

No 73, later retitled 7T3, was a British 1980s children's TV …
No 73, later retitled 7T3, was a British 1980s children's TV show produced by Television South (TVS) for the ITV network. It was broadcast live on Saturday mornings and ran from 1982 to 1988. The show starred, amongst others, Sandi Toksvig, Neil Buchanan, Andrea Arnold, Kim Goody and Kate Copstick.
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1980
Silver Dream Racer
MovieApr 11, 1980

Silver Dream Racer

A young hot-headed motorbike enthusiast inherits the …
A young hot-headed motorbike enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast machine which was designed by his brother. He successfully gets the finance for it, and uses the bike ...
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The David Essex Collection
AlbumJan 1, 1980

The David Essex Collection

The David Essex Collection released.
Silver Dream Racer
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AlbumJan 1, 1980

Silver Dream Racer

Silver Dream Racer released.
1979
The Cannon and Ball Show
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TV ShowJul 28, 1979

The Cannon and Ball Show

The Cannon and Ball Show …
The Cannon and Ball Show was a successful comedy variety show on ITV featuring the double act comprising Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball. The pair were booked to perform on seven episodes of Bruce Forsyth's Big Night, but not all of their segments were screened, as producers were trying to shore up ratings and decided to give Forsyth more air time instead. During this time, LWT's then director of programmes Michael Grade watched the dropped clips and decided to give the pair their own television series.
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Imperial Wizard
AlbumJan 1, 1979

Imperial Wizard

Imperial Wizard released.
1978
SongJan 1, 1978

High Flying, Adored
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Nomination1978

Best Performance in a Musical

Nominated for "Evita".
Laurence Olivier Award
1977
Danny Cook
Child1977

Danny Cook

Danny Cook born.
Gold & Ivory
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AlbumJan 1, 1977

Gold & Ivory

Gold & Ivory released.
1976
The Big Bus
MovieJun 23, 1976

The Big Bus

The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is going …
The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is going Non-stop from New York to Denver and is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the Oil lobby. When the driver is injured a washed up, down on his luck, but used to be great type, who as it happens, used to be engaged to the inventor's daughter is brought in to drive the giant bus which includes a one lane swimming pool and a one lane bowling alley.
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SongJan 1, 1976

City Lights
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Out on the Street
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AlbumJan 1, 1976

Out on the Street

Out on the Street released.
1975
Cher
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TV ShowFeb 16, 1975

Cher

Cher is an American variety show that premiered on CBS in …
Cher is an American variety show that premiered on CBS in 1975, hosted by singer-actress Cher. The show had many famous musical guests. It followed a TV special featuring David Bowie, Elton John, Bette Midler, and Flip Wilson as guests. Cher premiered at 7.30pm on Sunday, February 16, 1975, and finished the season ranked 1st among variety shows and 22nd among all programs, with a 21.3 average household share, also receiving the most fan mail of any CBS program at the time. The first season aired Sundays at 7:30 and the second aired at 8:00.
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SongJan 1, 1975

Rolling Stone
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SongJan 1, 1975

All the Fun of the Fair
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1974
Stardust
MovieOct 24, 1974

Stardust

Stardust is a 1974 British musical drama film directed by …
Stardust is a 1974 British musical drama film directed by Michael Apted and starring David Essex and Adam Faith. The film is the sequel to the 1973 film That'll Be the Day. Its tagline is: "Show me a boy who never wanted to be a rock star and I'll show you a liar."
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Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Nomination1974

Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Fil…

Nominated for "That'll Be the Day".
BAFTA Award
Nomination1974

Best New Artist

Nominated for Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
Grammy Award
SongJan 1, 1974

America
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1973
Don Kirshner's Rock Concert
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TV ShowSep 27, 1973

Don Kirshner's Rock Concert

Don Kirshner's Rock Concert …
Don Kirshner's Rock Concert was an American television music variety show that ran during the 1970s and early 1980s, created and produced by Don Kirshner and syndicated to television stations, initially through Viacom Enterprises, and later through Syndicast. It premiered on September 27, 1973, with a performance by The Rolling Stones; its last episode was in 1981.
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That'll Be the Day
MovieApr 12, 1973

That'll Be the Day

Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine seems to …
Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness. Despite his apparent intelligence, Jim decides not to take the exams that would ...
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The Midnight Special
TV ShowFeb 2, 1973

The Midnight Special

The Midnight Special was an American late-night musical …
The Midnight Special was an American late-night musical variety series originally broadcast on NBC during the 1970s and early 1980s, created and produced by Burt Sugarman. It premiered as a special on August 19, 1972, then began its run as a regular series on February 2, 1973; its last episode was on May 1, 1981. The 90-minute program followed the Friday night edition of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
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1972
All Coppers Are...
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MovieJun 1, 1972

All Coppers Are...

All Coppers Are... released.
Verity Cook
Child1972

Verity Cook

Verity Cook born.
1971
Octaman
MovieNov 3, 1971

Octaman

A scientific expedition in Mexico discovers several unusual …
A scientific expedition in Mexico discovers several unusual baby octopus specimens. When they capture several of the creatures their half-man/half-octopus parent appears to terrorize the hapless scientists.
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Carry On Henry
MovieJun 3, 1971

Carry On Henry

Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to …
Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to consummate their marriage. Unfortunately for Henry, she is always eating garlic, and refuses to stop. Deciding to get rid of ...
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The Two Ronnies
TV ShowApr 10, 1971

The Two Ronnies

The Two Ronnies is a BBC television comedy sketch …
The Two Ronnies is a BBC television comedy sketch show created by Bill Cotton for the BBC, which aired on BBC One from April 1971 to December 1987. It featured Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett, the two Ronnies of the title. The usual format included sketches, solo sections, serial stories and musical finales.
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Assault
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MovieFeb 11, 1971

Assault

Assault is a 1971 British thriller film directed by Sidney Hayers …
Assault is a 1971 British thriller film directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Suzy Kendall, Frank Finlay and Freddie Jones, with Lesley-Anne Down making an early screen appearance; David Essex also has a small role. It is based on the novel The Ravine by Kendal Young, and tells about a police attempt to track down a dangerous rapist/killer on the loose. In the U.S., it was retitled In the Devil's Garden.
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Maureen Neal
Marriage1971

Maureen Neal

Married Maureen Neal.
1969
Sez Les
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TV ShowApr 30, 1969

Sez Les

Sez Les is a British sketch comedy show that starred Les …
Sez Les is a British sketch comedy show that starred Les Dawson. It was produced by Yorkshire Television, and aired on ITV from 1969 to 1976. Les Dawson and Roy Barraclough (who was a cast member from series four onward) regularly performed together as the characters Cissie and Ada. After John Cleese left Monty Python's Flying Circus, he joined the Sez Les cast for series eight onward. Other cast members included Norman Chappell, Brian Glover, Brian Murphy, and Kathy Staff. Music was provided by Syd Lawrence and his orchestra.
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1964
Top of the Pops
TV ShowJan 1, 1964

Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music …
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006. The programme was shown every Thursday evening on BBC One, except for a short period on Fridays in mid-1973 before being again moved to Fridays at 7:30 pm in 1996 and then to Sundays on BBC Two in 2005. Each weekly programme consisted of performances from some of that week's best-selling popular music artists, with a rundown of that week's singles chart. Additionally, there was a special edition of the programme on Christmas Day (and usually, until 1984, a second such edition a few days after Christmas), featuring some of the best-selling singles of the year.
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1947
David Essex
BirthJuly 1947

David Essex

David Essex was born.
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