Coronation Street historyEdit
- 1926 - Alf Roberts born.
- 1961 - Eileen Grimshaw born.
- 1963 - Jerry Booth buys No. 13 for £525.
- 1968 - Len Fairclough is arrested for the murder of Steve Tanner.
- 1974 - Bet Lynch's holiday prize of the Bahamas for two people in a "Spot the Ball" competition is swapped for Majorca for eight people in order that all the women can go together.
- 1985 - Ivy Tilsley finds out that fiancé George Wardle is a divorcee and marrying him would go against her religious beliefs.
- 1987 - Jenny Bradley announces that she is going to marry Patrice Podevin, a man she met when she ran away to France.
- 1996 - At a party to celebrate his seventieth birthday, Alf Roberts is horrified to discover that his present from Audrey is a stay at a health farm.
- 2000 - Finlay Bryant born.
- 2001 - Dev Alahan and Geena Gregory become engaged.
- 2002 - Richard Hillman threatens Charlotte Morris when she starts to pry too closely into the disappearance of her best friend Patricia Hillman.
- 2016 - At Weatherfield General, David Platt tries to kill Macca but is almost caught. David's half-brother Nick Tilsley threatens to go to the police if David don't stop his obsession. Sarah Platt and Gary Windass share a kiss.
- 1926 - Writer Jim Allen born.
- 1983 - In a move that is soon roundly criticised, the Daily Mirror reveals Doris Speed's real age is 84 and not 69 as she had claimed. The revelation adds to Ms Speed's health problems and her retirement from the programme.
Episodes were broadcast on 7th October on the following years:
- 1960s - 1963, 1964, 1968
- 1970s - 1970, 1974
- 1980s - 1981, 1985, 1987
- 1990s - 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998
- 2000s - 2001, 2002 (I) (II), 2005
- 2010s - 2010, 2011 (I) (II), 2013 (I) (II), 2015, 2016 (I) (II)