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Concorde made its first flight carrying fare-paying passengers. The plane was capable of flying faster than the speed of sound.
Brotherhood of Man win the Eurovision Song Contest for the UK with Save Your Kisses For Me.
Britain was hit by a summer of record high temperatures and a severe drought.
The Eagles album Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 sells over a million copies and becomes the first to go platinum.
150,000 fans pack Hyde Park, London to hear a live concert by Queen.
An inflatable pink pig breaks free during a photo shoot for Pink Floyd's Animals album. The balloon eventually landed in Kent.
The first Inter City 125 trains are introduced on to the UK rail network.