- 7th January - Ruth Merrick returns to the village without her husband or children. (First appearance since 21st November 1972)
- 14th January - Ruth Merrick attempts suicide by overdosing but is found by Edward Ruskin
- 18th February - Ben Dingle is born to Zak and Nellie Dingle.
- 22nd January - Frank Blakey, Janie Harker and Ruth Merrick leave the village (final appearance of Frank Blakey, last appearance of Janie Harker until August 1986 and final appearance of Ruth Merrick until 8th July 1980).
- 4th February - First appearance of Dryden Hogben.
- 20th March - Marlon Dingle is born to Albert and Delilah Dingle.
- 30th July - Final appearance of Dryden Hogben
- 12th August - First appearance of Norah Norris
- 10th September - Joe Sugden and Christine Sharp marry.
- 17th September - After breaking up with Matt, Alison Gibbons decides to leave the village. (Final appearance of the character)
- 24th September - George Verney leaves the village. (Final appearance of the character)
- 29th October - First appearance of Kathy Davis.
- 11th November - The new headmaster arrives in the village looking for Annie. (First appearance of James Bonfils)
- 25th November - First appearance of Jim Gimbel.
- 30th November - Cain Dingle is born to Zak and Faith Dingle
- 2nd December - First appearance of Freda Gimbel.
- 31st December - Marian Wilks returns from her cruise. (First appearance since 16th January 1973).
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