Did Cliff Richard win the Eurovision Song Contest?
About the winner The 1968 Eurovision Song Contest turned out to have a nailbiting finish when the United Kingdom entry and big favourite Congratulations by Cliff Richard was beaten by just one point by Spain’s Massiel.
Is James Newman John Newman’s brother?
John’s got more music coming too – a third album’s on the way. Meanwhile, it turns out that James Newman, the UK’s Eurovision Song Contest hope for 2021, is actually John Newman’s brother.
Who was the leader of the Labour Party in 1986?
10 June – Patrick Joseph Magee is found guilty of the 1984 Brighton hotel bombing and sentenced to life imprisonment. Derek Hatton, leader of Liverpool council, is expelled from the Labour Party for belonging to the entryist Militant group. Austin Rover is renamed the Rover Group four years after the name change from British Leyland.
Who was the winner of the Full Members Cup in 1986?
23 March – Chelsea F.C. are the first winners of the Football League’s new Full Members Cup, beating Manchester City 5–4 in the final at Wembley, although Manchester City clawed the deficit to a single goal in the last five minutes after being 5–1 down.
Who was the manager of Liverpool in 1986?
Kenny Dalglish, in his first season as the club’s player-manager, scores the goal which gives Liverpool the title. 8 May – Labour makes large gains in local council elections, collecting 37% of the votes nationally compared to the Conservatives on 34% and the Alliance on 26%.
Where was the Commonwealth Games held in 1986?
24 July – 2 August – The Commonwealth Games are held in Edinburgh. 28 July – Estate agent Suzy Lamplugh vanishes after a meeting in London. She was declared legally dead in 1994, but as of 2020, her body has still not been found and the case remains unsolved to the present day.