Coronation Street historyEdit
- 1945 - The Coronation Street residents celebrate the end of World War II with a Street party. The festivities are marred by the death of Corner Shop owner Tommy Foyle, who dies from a heart attack.
- 1957 - Steve Fisher born.
- 1961 - Harry Hewitt's sister and housekeeper Alice Burgess tells him she's leaving to take up a paid position. He's angry as this means that Lucille will have to go back to the orphanage.
- 1967 - A train crashes through the viaduct and onto the Street.
- 1974 - Hilda Ogden leaves for a working holiday as a cleaner aboard a cruise ship - the Monte Umber.
- 1978 - Annie Walker is furious when Fred Gee collects her from the airport in Len Fairclough's van as the Rover has been stolen.
- 1992 - Their marriage over, Steph Barnes walks out on Des.
- 1995 - A party is held in the Rovers to mark the fiftieth anniversary of VE-Day and Betty Turpin is surprised when Billy Williams, an old flame, appears recreating a pub crawl he made half a century before.
- 1996 - Des Barnes has a new girlfriend - Claire Palmer.
- 1998 - A distressed and unstable Zoe Tattersall walks off with baby Morgan Middleton. After a search, she is found teetering on the edge of a canal bank.
- 2002 - Fred Elliott's bigamist wife Eve threatens to take the Rovers off him as it's legally hers.
- 2005 - Les Battersby and Cilla Brown become engaged in order that they can replace their broken household goods with new ones as wedding presents.
- 2006 - Roy's Rolls is closed due to environmental health issues.
- 2009 - Ken Barlow confesses to Deirdre that he was going to leave her for Martha Fraser.
- 2017 - Runaway convict Rob Donovan hands himself into the police and provides proof that Tracy Barlow is innocent of the attack on her father, Ken. He is transferred to prison in Humberside.
- 1995 - First appearance of Billy Williams.
- 1996 - First appearance of Claire Palmer.
- 2017 - Final appearance of Rob Donovan.
Episodes were broadcast on 8th May on the following years:
- 1960s - 1961, 1963, 1967, 1968
- 1970s - 1972, 1974, 1978
- 1980s - 1985, 1989
- 1990s - 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1998
- 2000s - 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006 (I) (II), 2009 (I) (II)
- 2010s - 2012, 2013, 2015 (I) (II), 2017 (I) (II), 2019 (I) (II)
- The Brothers McGregor - Victorian Porn (1986)
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