1979 in British radio

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This is a list of events in British radio during 1979.

Events[edit]

  • 27 January - BBC Radio 2's last closedown at 02:02. Sarah Kennedy was at the Newsdesk after Brian Matthew finished "Round Midnight". From 02:00 to 05:00 the following night, listeners heard "You and the Night and the Music". Radio 2 has the longest period of continuous broadcasting of any national radio station in the UK.

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