'Jesus of Nazareth' and 'Roots' premiere on British television; Eurovision Song Contest.
Boy George appears on 'The A-Team'; audiences are shocked by 'The Life and Loves of a She-Devil'; the BBC launches a full, regular daytime schedule.
Programmes included 'The Frost Report,' 'The Forsyte Saga,' 'Late Night Line-Up' and 'Thunderbirds.'
The birth of Channel 4; Kenny Everett causes havoc on 'Blankety Blank'; new game show 'Countdown.'
Apollo 13 crisis; TV shows included 'Mary, Mungo and Midge,' 'The Avengers,' 'Star Trek' and 'Up Pompeii.'
The wedding of Princess Anne; TV debut of 'Last of the Summer Wine'; the government declares a state of emergency.