06 - EMI sack the Sex
Pistols for outrageous behaviour.
10 - Pollution is attacking the Acropolis.
14 - Anthony Eden (Prime Minister UK 1955-7) dies.
17 - Train crash in Sydney - 80 dead.
23 - Pink Floyd release the album "Animals".
29 - Seven IRA bombs explode in London's West End.
King's Cross Phase
One throat remodelling begins (ends 04.03.77)
06 - Silver Jubilee of
Queen's accession to the throne.
26 - British Leyland warn of plant closures to end
01 - The Deep Purple MkIV
live album "Last Concert In Japan" is released.
07 - King's Cross Phase Two throat remodelling
begins (completed 01.04.77)
14 - UK government says prices have risen 69.5% since
18 - The Deep Purple MkII single "Smoke On The Water"
27 - Two Boeing 747's collide on Tenerife airport runway
a Pan Am and KLM jet - 574 dead.
29 - Dutch official admits KLM jet had not been granted
take-off at Tenerife.
02 - Red Rum wins Aintree
Grand National - record 3rd time.
........MP Airey Neave says Sinn Fein should be banned.
16 - No Deltics
operating from Edinburgh due to industrial dispute.
29 - British Aerospace is formed.
01 - 'Star Wars' the film
13 - Kerry Packer offers cricketers a series of
internationals in Australia for financial reward.
15 - Liverpool win league title - record 10th time.
21 - FA Cup: Manchester United 2, Liverpool 1.
25 - European Cup: Liverpool 3, Borussia Moenchengladbach
1 - in Rome.
01 - The Minstrel wins the
Derby - ridden by Lester Piggott (record 8th time).
04 - Fans dig up Wembley pitch after Scotland beat
06 - Beacons are lit across the UK to begin Silver
08 - 55012 "CREPELLO"
hauls inaugural 07:45 King's Cross - Edinburgh
01 - Virginia Wade beats
Betty Stove in women's final at Wimbledon.
02 - Miners demand £135 wage and 4-day week.
10 - 31 die in torrential rain in France.
12 - Average house price in London is £16,731.
13 - looting in New York as blackout hits city.
30 - UK TV licenses rise - colour £21, black & white
11 - As Kerry Packer takes
Cricket to the courts Geoffrey Boycott scores his 100th
12 - US space shuttle makes maiden flight on the back of
Boeing 747, gliding to earth safely.
16 - Elvis Presley dies.
19 - US actor and comedian Julius "Groucho"
20 - US space probe Voyager 2 is launched towards Jupiter,
Saturn and possibly Uranus.
02 - UK inflation drops to
12 - Steve Biko dies in detention in South Africa.
16 - Rock star Marc Bolan dies as his Mini hits tree.
25 - 15,000 attend Biko's funeral.
26 - Freddie Laker launches 'Skytrain' - cheap
29 - Boxing: Ali beats Ernie Shavers.
30 - The Deep Purple MkII live single "Black Night"
is released - prelude to album "Powerhouse".
02 - Niki Lauda wins world
motor racing championship in Austria.
03 - Mrs. Gandhi is arrested on two charges of corruption.
08 - Undertakers strike in London - 800 remain unburied.
14 - US actor Bing Crosby dies.
17 - BR maintenance staff 'black' all
Deltics over industrial dispute w/e 17/10.
28 - Yorkshire police say they are looking for a man
known as the 'Yorkshire Ripper'.
15 - The Deep Purple MkII compilation album "Powerhouse"
25 - Packer wins cricket court case.
03 - Exodus of Vietnam
25 - Charlie Chaplin dies.