Amazing things about January 28:
» John Major issues writs for libel against two publications for publishing stories detailing rumours of an affair between the former-PM and a caterer in 1993. At the time, everyone felt the very idea of Major having an affair was ridiculous, but his position on the moral high ground began to look slightly shakier when it was later discovered he had been knocking off Edwina Currie on the sly.
» The Archers broadcast its steamiest scene ever in 2000, when two of the characters were heard romping in the shower.
» Lulu appeared on Top Of The Pops in 1993, making her the first artist to do so in the 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
» Down-the-dumper pop boys birthday alert! Lee out of Steps in 29 today, while Nick Backstreet Boy is just 24.
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