ITV 6.35 Crossroads 7.00 Name That Tune 7.30 Corrie 8 This Is Your Life 8.30 Up The Elephant 9.00 War Of The Springing Tiger (docu) 10 News
1. So there’s an account that just tweets this.
2. No detail. No insight. Just this.
3. British TV listings from exactly 30 years ago today.
4. Seeing all these classic programmes side by side…
… makes you feel all a bit nostalgic.
5. Even if you weren’t born yet.
6. It wouldn’t really work for today’s TV schedules.
7. I asked Chris Hughes, who runs @tv30yearsago, about why he keeps writing out old TV listings on a daily basis:
It was a bit of an accident, really. I was trying to think of a way of doing a Twitter feed that people would read every day, without the pressure of coming up with funny material on a daily basis.
It struck me that everybody watches TV, and people love talking about the telly of their youth, so I figured they might like to read what was being broadcast on this day.