- 2nd April - Ena Sharples makes her last appearance in the programme.
- 27th June - Jamie Baldwin is born.
- 10th July - Tom Ferguson is born.
- 28th July - Renee Roberts is involved in a head-on collision between her car and lorry when she and Alf go for a drink in the country.
- 30th July - Renee Roberts dies from injuries sustained in her car crash.
- 9th November - Monty Shawcross dies of a heart attack.
- 31st December - Nick Tilsley is born to Brian and Gail Tilsley.
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