1960 - Coronation Street - Conjuring much-loved moments including Hilda Ogden’s exit to Wish Me Luck as You Wave Me Goodbye in 1987 and Reg’s waterbed nightmare in 1993, ITV intended Coronation Street to run for only thirteen weeks. In 1971, the 1,000th episode was broadcast and the show has now been running for 53 years.
Hilda Ogden actress Jean Alexander dies 3 days after 90th birthday
Liverpool-born Coronation actress Jean Alexander - famous for her headscarf and curlers in the role of Hilda Ogden - died yesterday just three days after her 90th birthday.
Coronation Street viewers 'disgusted' after Kylie Platt death is aired BEFORE watershed
CORONATION STREET viewers were left reeling after the brutal stabbing of Kylie Platt during tonight's nail-biting instalment, with many voicing their disapproval that the horrific scenes were aired before the watershed.
Sherrie Hewson wants Coronation Street comeback - to snare Ken Barlow
Hold on to your hats, Coronation Street fans – Sherrie Hewson, who played Maureen Holdsworth, wants to return to the cobbles to get it on with Ken Barlow