- 27th January - Sandie Merrick reveals her pregancy to Annie Sugden.
- 3rd February - Jackie Merrick beats up Andy Longthorn when he discovers Andy is the father of Sandie Merrick's baby. Sandie tells her mother she is pregnant. Pat pleads with her to have an abortion.
- 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.
- 29th September - Anne W. Gibbons's last episode as producer airs.
- 4th October - Richard Handford's first episode as producer airs.
- 26th December - Sally Oliver (Lexi King) born.
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