Coronation Street historyEdit
- 1970 - Maggie and Les Clegg agree on a divorce.
- 1974 - Jim McDonald and Liz Greenwood marry. The McDonalds are first seen in 1989.
- 1977 - With Hilda Ogden ill, her husband Stan takes over her job as cleaner at the Rovers Return, but does such a bad job that Annie Walker refuses to pay Hilda.
- 1981 - Gail Tilsley returns home after having a baby boy, but she and her husband Brian Tilsley can't decide on a name.
- 1987 - Joanne Jackson is born.
- 1990 - First appearance of Victoria Arden.
- 2001 - Danny Hargreaves proposes to Sally Webster and she accepts. Tyrone Dobbs and Maria Sutherland break off their engagement.
- 2003 - Dev Alahan stands up Tracy Preston. Tracy finds out that Dev slept with her mother Deirdre two years ago.
- 2004 - Paternal grandmother Brenda Fearns kidnaps Bethany Platt. She goes to St. Saviour's Church and plans to jump off the roof.
- 2009 - Steve McDonald finds out that his mum Liz has been having a relationship with his business partner Lloyd Mullaney and is suitably horrified.
- 2018 - Pat Phelan shoots Luke Britton then fires the gun at his car's petrol tank, which explodes. Luke is burned to death.
- 1930 - Harry Elton, Coronation Street 's first (uncredited) executive producer born.
- 2005 - Gabrielle Daye (Beattie Pearson) died.
- 2011 - Helene Palmer (Ida Clough) died.
Episodes were broadcast on 5th January on the following years:
- 1960s - 1966
- 1970s - 1970, 1972, 1976, 1977
- 1980s - 1981, 1983, 1987
- 1990s - 1990, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998
- 2000s - 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004 (I) (II), 2005, 2007, 2009 (I) (II)
- 2010s - 2012, 2015 (I) (II), 2018 (I) (II)