14th May - Mike Baldwin marries Susan Barlow with a very reluctant Ken Barlow giving the bride away.
19th May - Vera Duckworth collects the Vauxhall Nova prize she won in a competition that Jack entered in her name for "Husband of the Year".
21st May - Sally Seddon is thrown out of her house by her disapproving father after spending the night with Kevin Webster.
28th May - Gail Tilsley, tired of her old routine, succumbs to the advances of husband Brian's cousin Ian Latimer and starts sleeping with him. Hilda Ogden demands Sally Seddon leave No.13 when she hears that Kevin Webster has been allowing her to stay over, but changes her mind when she witnesses Sally's mother forcing her to hand over her dole money to buy beer for her father.
4th June - Alan Bradley attacks Terry Duckworth in the Rovers when he hears Terry has been complaining about him in front of Jenny Bradley.
16th June - Jack Duckworth fixes the fuse in the Rovers' cellar. His poor handiwork later results in a fire.
18th June - The bad fuse in the Rovers' cellar results in a fire at dawn. Kevin Webster and Sally Seddon wake the residents and Kevin tries to rescue Bet Lynch from the bedroom. The fire brigade arrive and take over, lifting Bet to safety and putting out the fire. As the Rovers is boarded up, brewery Newton & Ridley decides to demolish the pub.
9th July - Vera Duckworth passes her driving test.
28th July - Gail Tilsley reveals that she is pregnant but she doesn't know if the father is husband Brian or lover Ian Latimer.
30th July - Audrey Roberts's lack of attention means that a subtle dye on Hilda Ogden's hair turns it bright orange.
6th August - Gail Tilsley confesses to Brian that Ian Latimer could be the father of her unborn child.
11th August - After the disastrous fire of 18th June, the refurbishments to the Rovers are completed and Bet Lynch asks Hilda Ogden if she will officially open the pub in her capacity of being its longest-serving employee.
13th August - Hilda Ogden re-opens the refurbished Rovers for business.
29th December - Rita Fairclough lets Martin Platt and Jenny Bradley borrow her car so that Jenny can go to a talent contest. Jenny wins the competition, but as they're returning home, Martin lets Jenny drive and she overturns the car. Martin is trapped inside.