- 28th February - Tom Merrick is released from prison.
- 16th April - Jackie Merrick is seriously injured when Alan Turner knocks him off his motorbike.
- 29th April - Alan Turner's son Terence arrives in the village. (First appearance of the character)
- 11th August - Ollie Reynolds is born to Sean and Angie Reynolds.
- 22nd October - Jackie Merrick and Sita Sharma get engaged.
- 31st October - Harry Mowlam, Derek Warner and Keith Johnson stage an armed robbery, witnessed by Sandie Merrick.
- 14th November - Dolly Skilbeck suffers a second miscarriage, first one being in 1980.
- 26th November - Long-running characters Kathy and Nick Bates make their first appearances.
- 19th December - Terence Turner leaves the village to run a ski slope. (Last appearance of the character until 2006). Jackie Merrick and Sita Sharma break off their engagement.
- 31st December - Donna Windsor is born to Vic and Viv Windsor.
Real life eventsEdit
- 6th August - Emmerdale Farm takes a break and returns 3rd September.
- 15th August - Verity Rushworth (the second Donna Windsor) born.
- 21st September - Ryan Hawley (the fourth Robert Sugden) born.
- 12th October - Sammy Winward (Katie Addyman) born.
- 12th November - Emmerdale Farm's 1000th episode airs.
- 25th November - Samantha McCarthy (Elaine Marsden) born
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