- Derek Heavey marries Doreen Outhwaite.
- 4th January - Spider Nugent is born.
- 1st March - Maggie Clegg buys Irma Barlow's share of the Corner Shop when Irma decides to stay in Wales. She once again owns the business outright.
- 3rd April - Emily Nugent marries Ernest Bishop.
- 1st June - Greg Kelly is born.
- August - Sean Regan marries Concepta Hewitt.
- 4th September - Baby Jason Lomax is snatched from outside the Rovers by Christine Peters. He is later found in his pram on waste ground.
- 18th September - Phyllis Roberts dies from cancer, making Alf a widower.
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