- 3rd February - Sandie Merrick reveals she is pregnant. Her mother pleads with her to have an abortion.
- 8th February - Jackie Merrick beats up Andy Longthorn when he discovers Andy is the father of Sandie's baby.
- 27th February - Alicia Harding is born to Yvonne Harding.
- 12th April - A group of rustlers try to steal cattle from Emmerdale Farm. Jack Sugden confronts them with a shotgun, but it is knocked out of his hands. One of them pins Jack to the ground, but he hits them in the head with a rock.
- 5th May - Samuel Skilbeck's christening takes place.
- 17th May - First appearance of Edward Ruskin since 20th May 1975.
- 24th May - Final appearance of Edward Ruskin.
- 6th October - Last appearance of Joe Sugden until 27th November 1984.
- 20th October - Final appearance of Barbara Peters.
- 15th November - First appearance of Archie Brooks.
- 6th December - First appearance of Harry Mowlam.
- 12th December - Marc Reynolds is born to Sean and Angie Reynolds.
Real life eventsEdit
- 31st January - James Sutton (Ryan Lamb) born.
- 14th March - Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi (Leyla Harding) born.
- 31st March - Anthony Lewis (Marc Reynolds) born.
- 18th May - Lyndon Ogbourne (Nathan Wylde) born.
- 16th June - Emmerdale Farm takes a break and returns 13th September.
- 19th June - Laura Norton (Kerry Wyatt) born.
- 26th December - Sally Oliver (Lexi King) born.
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