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*[[1957]] - [[Jack Duckworth]] marries [[Vera Duckworth|Veronica Burton]].
 
*[[1957]] - [[Jack Duckworth]] marries [[Vera Duckworth|Veronica Burton]].
 
*[[1964]] - [[Harry Hewitt|Harry]] and [[Concepta Hewitt]] move to [[Ireland]] with [[Christopher Hewitt|Christopher]]. Daughter [[Lucille Hewitt|Lucille]] stays behind to finish her schooling and moves into the [[Rovers]].
 
*[[1964]] - [[Harry Hewitt|Harry]] and [[Concepta Hewitt]] move to [[Ireland]] with [[Christopher Hewitt|Christopher]]. Daughter [[Lucille Hewitt|Lucille]] stays behind to finish her schooling and moves into the [[Rovers]].
*[[1974]] - First appearances of Vera Duckworth and [[Blanche Hunt]] (the latter being played in her first two appearances by actress [[Patricia Cutts]] who committed suicide on [[6th September]] 1974. [[Maggie Jones]] then took on the role).
 
 
*[[1985]] - [[Frank Mills (Character)|Frank Mills]] becomes potman at the Rovers.
 
*[[1985]] - [[Frank Mills (Character)|Frank Mills]] becomes potman at the Rovers.
 
*[[1987]] - [[Alec Gilroy]] is given the tenancy of the Rovers when [[Cecil Newton]] hears that he is marrying [[Bet Lynch]].
 
*[[1987]] - [[Alec Gilroy]] is given the tenancy of the Rovers when [[Cecil Newton]] hears that he is marrying [[Bet Lynch]].
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===Real world===
 
===Real world===
 
*[[1970]] - Although it is actually [[Episode 999 (19th August 1970)|Episode 999]] which is broadcast, ''[[Coronation Street]]'' celebrates the transmission of its 1000th episode with a ''[[TV Times]]'' cover and feature and the publication of a special [[1000th Episode TV Times Souvenir|souvenir magazine]].
 
*[[1970]] - Although it is actually [[Episode 999 (19th August 1970)|Episode 999]] which is broadcast, ''[[Coronation Street]]'' celebrates the transmission of its 1000th episode with a ''[[TV Times]]'' cover and feature and the publication of a special [[1000th Episode TV Times Souvenir|souvenir magazine]].
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*[[1974]] - First appearances of Vera Duckworth and [[Blanche Hunt]]. The latter was played in her first two appearances by actress [[Patricia Cutts]] who committed suicide on [[6th September]] 1974. [[Maggie Jones]] then took on the role.
 
*[[2013]] - [[ITV]] announces that [[Chris Fountain]], who plays [[Tommy Duckworth]] in the show, has been sacked after online videos of him dressed as a characted called ''The Phantom'' rapping about controversial subjects such as rape emerged a few days earlier. As a result, Tommy disappears following [[Episode 8232 (13th October 2013)]], with the explanation being a sudden move aboard upon finding out his girlfriend [[Tina McIntyre|Tina]] wished to move [[David Platt]], her ex-boyfriend, into their flat.
 
*[[2013]] - [[ITV]] announces that [[Chris Fountain]], who plays [[Tommy Duckworth]] in the show, has been sacked after online videos of him dressed as a characted called ''The Phantom'' rapping about controversial subjects such as rape emerged a few days earlier. As a result, Tommy disappears following [[Episode 8232 (13th October 2013)]], with the explanation being a sudden move aboard upon finding out his girlfriend [[Tina McIntyre|Tina]] wished to move [[David Platt]], her ex-boyfriend, into their flat.
   

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