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#OnThisDay 1978: BBC Radio frequencies changed. Nationwide explained the changes, with a little help from a giant novelty radio and a scout.
#OnThisDay 1976: A heroic Thruxton publican, locked in an eternal one-man battle against council bureaucracy, prepared to unleash his latest weapon...
#OnThisDay 1983: Davison! Pertwee! Troughton! Hartnell-alike Richard Hurndall! A Mannequin of Tom Baker! The BBC pulled out all the stops to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Doctor Who, in The Five Doctors.
#OnThisDay 2000: Playstation 2 shortages create a fracas in France and a small, orderly queue in Oxford Street. For more great archive clips showcasing 8 generations of games consoles, you can visit -
#OnThisDay 1983: ZZ Top were on tour in the UK where ‘Breakfast’ spoke to the band and some of their devoted fans.
#OnThisDay 1977: Thanks for the Memory - The Viewer's View asked people what they thought about television. This woman was likely approached for a snappy vox pop, but ended up delivering something closer to a dramatic monologue. Fantastic stuff.
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Florian Schneider, co-founder of highly influential electronic pop group Kraftwerk, has died at the age of 73. Here’s a clip of the group showing Tomorrow’s World their studio back in 1975. For more archive clips of electronic music, you can visit -
#OnThisDay 1982: The Young Ones was first broadcast. Once in every lifetime comes a love like this...