- 12th January - Jack Sugden and Pat Merrick announce their engagement. Tom Merrick returns to the village. (First appearance since 1981)
- 14th January - Jack Sugden discovers he is Jackie Merrick's real father.
- 11th February - The tyres on the Sugden family's land rover are slashed by an unknown culprit.
- 16th February - Jack Sugden and Tom Merrick fight over Jackie Merrick's paternity.
- 25th February - Tom Merrick leaves the village for Aberdeen. (Final appearance of the character until 1984)
- 18th March - New NY Estates estate manager Alan Turner arrives in the village. (First appearance of the character)
- 7th April - Ryan Lamb is born to Faye Lamb and Mark Wylde.
- 8th April - Sam Pearson collapses.
- 4th May - Dolly Skilbeck reveals she is pregnant.
- 11th May - Emmerdale Farm's cattle stampede, destroying a fence and killing one of the cattle.
- 25th May - Chloe Atkinson is born.
- 5th October - Jack Sugden and Pat Merrick marry.
- 20th October - Jackie Merrick and Teddy Hooson fight when Teddy insults Jackie's mother Pat.
- 23rd November - Jackie Merrick sets fire to the Merrick's caravan.
- 25th November - Jackie Merrick is arrested for setting the caravan on fire.
- 30th November - A paper boy falls off his bike, only just avoiding an NY Estates lorry driving through the village.
- 12th December - Jo Stiles is born.
- 14th December - Donald Hinton's daughter Barbara Peters arrives in the village. (First appearance of the character)
- 23rd December - Dolly Skilbeck gives birth to a son.
Real life eventsEdit
- 8th April - Emmerdale Farm takes a short break and returns 4th May.
- 10th June - Emmerdale Farm takes a break and returns 14th September.
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