Coronation Street historyEdit
- 1950 - Gordon Clegg born.
- 1960 - Danny Baldwin born.
- 1963 - Christine Appleby starts as Elsie Tanner and Dot Greenhalgh's supervisor at Miami Modes and almost immediately clashes with the pair.
- 1964 - Martha Longhurst's funeral takes place. Jerry and Myra Booth move out of 13 Coronation Street as they can no longer afford the mortgage due to Myra’s overspending on Hire Purchase.
- 1970 - Betty Turpin is terrorised by Keith Lucas, a man who Cyril Turpin once helped put in jail.
- 1994 - Jack Duckworth spends the night on the roof of No.7 in pursuit of his pigeon Fergie when Curly Watts shuts his observatory roof and locks him out there.
- 1996 - Des Barnes meets his girlfriend's sulky teenage daughter Becky Palmer (First appearance of the character).
- 2002 - Richard Hillman kills his ex-wife Patricia. Final appearance of Nurse Molly Hardcastle.
- 2005 - Mel Hutchwright cons the Book Club into parting with £200 each to finance the publishing of his latest book, The Canary's Last Song.
- 2007 - Claire Peacock is rescued from her burning house but the residents think that baby Freddie has died in the inferno, not realising that he has been abducted by Casey Carswell.
- 2011 - Kevin Webster is almost crushed by a car while using a damaged hydraulic lift at the garage. Tyrone Dobbs hit the machine with a hammer in a rage but didn't mean to damage it.
- 2019 - Kirk Sutherland leaves on six-week comedy singing tour of Pontins camps.
- 1920 - Betty Driver (Betty Williams) born.
- 1922 - Elizabeth Bradley (Maud Grimes) born.
- 1968 - The Independent Television Service for Wales and the West, an interim service between the demise of Television Wales and the West and the start of HTV broadcasts for the last time. Episode 774 was the last episode of Coronation Street to be shown by the station on 15th May.
- 1972 - Tina Hobley (Samantha Failsworth) born.
- 2014 - The main studio block at the MediaCity studios is named "The Tony Warren Building" at a special ceremony attended by Mr Warren himself at which William Roache made the main speech during the dedication.
Episodes were broadcast on 20th May on the following years:
- 1960s - 1963, 1964, 1968
- 1970s - 1970, 1974
- 1980s - 1981, 1985, 1987
- 1990s - 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998
- 2000s - 2001, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009
- 2010s - 2010, 2011 (I) (II), 2013 (I) (II), 2015, 2019 (I) (II)
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