Coronation Street historyEdit
- 1962 - Elsie Tanner meets Dave Smith for the first time. A jealous Len Fairclough immediately fights with him in the Rovers.
- 1975 - Eddie Yeats is arrested for possession of stolen goods.
- 1986 - Kevin Webster proposes to Sally Seddon.
- 1990 - Liz McDonald begins work as a barmaid at the Rovers.
- 1993 - Jenny Bradley returns to the Street for the first time in two years with a rare Japanese Akita dog in tow that she has stolen from her ex-boyfriend.
- 1999 - Vera Duckworth is involved in car crash when Judy Mallett is her passenger. The injury that Judy sustains seems mild.
- 2000 - Jim McDonald is quizzed by the police over the death of Jez Quigley.
- 2001 - Maxine Peacock has a drunken fling with Matt Ramsden.
- 2003 - Jack Duckworth is arrested by the police for growing cannabis in his greenhouse.
- 2007 - Bethany Platt is rushed to hospital after taking some ecstasy pills that David Platt hid in the head of one of her dolls.
- 2010 - Kirk Sutherland hands himself in to the police, taking responsibility for an assault for which Gary Windass was the real culprit.
- 1926 - Reginald Marsh (Dave Smith) born.
- 1950 - Sherrie Hewson (Maureen Webster) born.
- 1959 - Charles Lawson (Jim McDonald) born.
- 1983 - Catherine Tyldesley (Eva Price) born.
- 1986 - Patricia Phoenix (Elsie Tanner) dies. ITV broadcasts A Tribute to Pat Phoenix immediately after transmission of that evening's episode of Coronation Street.
- 2010 - The final episode of the US soap As the World Turns, which began transmission in 1956, is broadcast. Coronation Street thus becomes the world's longest-running drama series still to be in production and William Roache becomes the longest-running actor in a continuous role.
Episodes were broadcast on 17th September on the following years:
- 1960s - 1962, 1969
- 1970s - 1973, 1975
- 1980s - 1980, 1984, 1986
- 1990s - 1990, 1993, 1997, 1999
- 2000s - 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 (I) (II), 2008, 2009
- 2010s - 2010 (I) (II), 2012 (I) (II), 2014, 2015, 2018 (I) (II)
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